Precommitment Regimes for Intervention: Supplementing the Security Council

  title={Precommitment Regimes for Intervention: Supplementing the Security Council},
  author={A. Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane},
  journal={Ethics \& International Affairs},
  pages={41 - 63}
As global governance institutions proliferate and become more powerful, their legitimacy is subject to ever sharper scrutiny. Yet what legitimacy means in this context and how it is to be ascertained are often unclear. In a previous paper in this journal, we offered a general account of the legitimacy of such institutions and a set of standards for determining when they are legitimate. In this paper we focus on the legitimacy of the UN Security Council as an institution for making decisions… Expand
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