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  1. Thomas Franck (2010). Humanitarian Intervention. In Samantha Besson & John Tasioulas (eds.), The Philosophy of International Law. OUP Oxford
  2. Thomas M. Franck (2010). Proportionality in International Law. Law and Ethics of Human Rights 4 (2):231-242.
    Across a broad range of subjects, there is now wide agreement that the principle of proportionality governs the extent to which a provocation may lawfully be countered by what might otherwise be an unlawful response. That is the central role assigned to proportionality in international law and it is deeply rooted in the cultural history of societies. However, if the core institutions of a legal system are too weak to be relied upon to take remedial action against wrongdoers, then they (...)
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  3. Thomas Franck (2001). The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism. OUP Oxford.
    This book examines the historic trend to individualism and shows why it is both irreversible and unthreatening to our sense of community. As people become free to choose the multiple components of their identity---religion, nationality, profession, sexuality-they take advantage of their new freedom, and the communications revolution, to form a freely chosen affiliations. While these may no longer be based primarily on geography and genetics, they nevertheless generate powerful new imagined communities that will affect the way we live, work, and (...)
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  4. Thomas M. Franck (1997). Tribe, Nation, World: Self-Identification in the Evolving International System. Ethics and International Affairs 11 (1):151–169.
    Appeals to nationalism based on a common sociocultural, geographic, and linguistic heritage are reactions against expansions of trade, information, and power - and anomie and xenophobia can be countered by giving substatal ethnicities, minorities and political parties a voice and a vote.
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