Legitimacy in International Society by Ian Clark

By Ian Clark

coverage makers and publics alike frequently debate the legitimacy of foreign occasions, equivalent to the conflict on terror, or warfare in Iraq. yet what precisely does legitimacy suggest in a world environment? This significant new paintings offers the 1st traditionally and theoretically grounded research of this serious factor in modern society. Drawing on either old and up to date occasions, Clark presents a lucid demonstration of the way legitimacy is a hugely political , comparable in complicated how you can consensus, different values, and balances of power.

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