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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political Science / International Relations / General,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Political aspects,
  • International relations,
  • Harm reduction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-298) and index.

StatementAndrew Linklater
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ1306 .L56 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881612M
ISBN 10052117984X, 1107004438
ISBN 109780521179843, 9781107004436
LC Control Number2010045744
OCLC/WorldCa663443445

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