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The Politics of Military Occupation

Peter M. R. Stirk


Military occupation is a recurrent feature of modern international politics and yet has received little attention from political scientists. This book sets out to remedy this neglect, offering: an account of military occupation as a form of government; an assessment of key trends in the development of military occupations over the last two centuries; an explanation of the conceptual and practical difficulties encountered by occupiers; examples drawn from, amongst others, the First and Second World Wars, US occupations in Latin America and Japan, the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, and the ... More

Keywords: military occupation, modern international politics, government, occupiers, political obligation, sovereignty, justice, regime transformation, international administration, UN

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780748636716
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636716.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter M. R. Stirk, author