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Historical trends and contemporary issues
Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

second issue concerns the use of the legal apparatus itself. In the period that concerns us here, the UK’s New Labour government adopted what critics described as a ‘frenzied’ approach to law-making: establishing more than three thousand criminal offences – or one per day – between 1997 and 2006 alone (Morris 2006 ). This apparent faith in the law to get things done – or as a mechanism by which to be

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security
Pat Cox

, people slip into thinking that Europe is just a big market for big-time business players and that it has nothing to do with them. Europe stands for much more. MUP_Hume_Peacemaking.indd 84 11/10/2013 15:25 Europe as a force for creative reconciliation 85 If you look at law-making in the European Parliament, much of it is about the consumer rather than about the big market players. Much of it is about sustainability and the environment. Much of it, also (including the Lisbon Agenda) is about how we can make sure we have sustainable jobs and sustainable growth in our

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
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Ingvild Bode

Minuit ). Bourdieu , Pierre ( 1996 ), The State Nobility: Elite Schools in the Field of Power ( Cambridge : Polity Press ). Breakey , Hugh ( 2014 ), ‘ Protection of civilians and law making in the Security Council ’, in Vesselin Popovski and Trudy Fraser (eds), The Security Council as Global Legislator ( London : Routledge

in United Nations peace operations and International Relations theory
Alexander Spencer

 law From the 1960s onward there was a large increase in the number of international resolutions and law making with regard to mercenaries, many of which also include some the narrative elements already mentioned above. Percy points out that there are a large number of UN resolutions criticizing mercenaries, and she holds that ‘[t]‌he actions of the main UN bodies demonstrate that the international community perceived the reappearance of mercenaries as violating norms of international behaviour and demonstrating significant international commitment to the anti

in Romantic narratives in international politics