Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
xx, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Morality and regulation / Sarah Percy What should and what should not be regulated? / Kevin A. O'Brien Regulating the role of private military companies in shaping security and politics / Anna Leander Weak governments in search of strength : Africa's experience of mercenaries and private military companies / Angela McIntyre and Taya Weiss A government in search of cover : private military companies in Iraq / David Isenberg Transitional states in search of support : private military companies and security sector reform / Elke Krahmann Private military companies under international humanitarian law / Louise Doswald-Beck Private military companies and state responsibility / Chia Lehnardt Domestic regulation : licensing regimes for the export of military goods and services / Marina Caparini The emerging market for private military services and the problems of regulation / Deborah Avant Make or buy? : principal-agent theory and the regulation of private military companies / James Cockayne Contract as a tool for regulating private military companies / Laura A. Dickinson The future of the market / Andrew Bearpark and Sabrina Schulz Conclusion : from mercenaries to market / Simon Chesterman and Chia Lehnardt.
"A project of the Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University School of Law."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -270) and index.