This volume brings together writings by Prof. Ramesh Thakur on the challenge of nuclear weapons, covering more than three decades of researching, thinking and writing on the topic. The core problem of this work can be disaggregated into several components. The essays approach the problem...
To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Challenges of Globalisation
The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a...
Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Global Institutions
This work offers a concise examination of the purpose, function and practice of the Group of Twenty (G20) summit. Providing a comprehensive historical account of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors process, the text then moves on to outline the conditions, events and debates that...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
Norms, Laws and the Use of Force in International Politics
This volume is a collection of the key writings of Professor Ramesh Thakur on norms and laws regulating the international use of force. The adoption of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) principle by world leaders assembled at the UN summit in 2005 is widely acknowledged to represent one of the...
Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge