PUBLICATIONS: IAN HURD
updated December 2018
How to Do Things with International Law. Princeton University Press, 2017. Princeton University Press
International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice. Cambridge University Press, 3rd ed. 2017. Cambridge University Press
The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations. Oxford University Press, 2016. Edited with Jacob Katz Cogan and Ian Johnstone. Oxford University Press
The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority. Routledge, 2008. Edited with Bruce Cronin.
After Anarchy: Legitimacy and Power in the UN Security Council. Princeton University Press, 2008. Chinese translation, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 2018.
“Empire of International Legalism,” Ethics and International Affairs, 2018. PDF
“Legitimacy and Contestation in Global Governance: Revisiting the Folk Theory of International Institutions,” Review of International Organizations, 2018.
“Targeted Killing in International Relations Theory: Recursive Politics of Technology, Law, and Practice,” Contemporary Security Policy, 2017. PDF
“The Permissive Power of the Ban on War,” European Journal of International Security v.2, n.1, 2017. PDF
“How to Get Away with Cholera: The UN, Haiti, and International Law,” with Mara Pillinger and Michael Barnett, Perspectives on Politics v.14, n.1, 2016. PDF
“Enchanted and Disenchanted International Law,” Global Policy v.7, n.1, 2016. PDF
“The International Rule of Law and the Domestic Analogy,” Global Constitutionalism v.4, n.3, 2015: 365-395. PDF
“Three Models of the International Rule of Law/Tres Modelos de Imperio Internacional de la Ley,” Revisto Filosofia Eidos, n.23, 2015. PDF
“The International Rule of Law: Law and the Limit of Politics,” Ethics and International Affairs 28, no.1, 2014. PDF
“The UN Security Council and the International Rule of Law,” Chinese Journal of International Politics v.7, n.3, 2014. PDF
联合国安理会与国际法治 in Chinese PDF
“Almost Saving Whales: The Ambiguity of Success at the International Whaling Commission,” Ethics and International Affairs, 2012. PDF
“Choices and Methods in the Study of International Organizations,” Journal of International Organization Studies v.2, n.2, 2011. PDF
“Law and the Practice of Diplomacy,” International Journal v.66, no.3, 2011. PDF
“Is Humanitarian Intervention Legal? The Rule of Law in an Incoherent World," Ethics and International Affairs v.25, no.3, 2011. PDF
“Myths of Membership: The Politics of Legitimation in UN Security Council Reform,” Global Governance, 2008, v.14, n.2. PDF
“Breaking and Making Norms: American Revisionism and Crises of Legitimacy,” International Politics, 2007, v.44:194-213. PDF
“The Strategic Use of Liberal Internationalism: Libya and the UN Sanctions, 1992-2003,” International Organization, Summer, v. 59, 3, 2005. PDF
“Of Words and Wars: The Security Council’s Hard Life Among the Great Powers,” Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, v.5, n.1, Winter/Spring 2004. PDF
“Labor Standards through International Organizations: The Global Compact in Comparative Perspective,” Journal of Corporate Citizenship, v.11, July 2003. PDF
“Legitimacy, Power, and the Symbolic Life of the Security Council,” Global Governance, v.8, n.1, 2002: 35-51. PDF
“Legitimacy and Authority in International Politics,” International Organization, v.53, n.2, 1999. PDF
“Authority and International Courts: A Comment on Content Independent Social Science,” in The Authority of International Courts in a Complex World Karen Alter, Laurence Helfer, and Mikael Madsen eds. Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018.
“UN Security Council,” in Alexandra Gheciu and William Wohlforth eds. Oxford Handbook of International Security Oxford University Press, 2017.
“Permissive Law on the International Use of Force,” American Society of International Law Proceedings, v.110, 2016. PDF
“What is the International Rule of Law?” in Javier Solana and Angel Saz-Carranza eds. The Global Context: How Politics, Investment, and Institutions Impact European Businesses. ESADE: Barcelona, 2015. PDF
“Diplomacy and the Politics of International Law,” in Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot, and Iver Neumann eds. Diplomacy and the Making of World Politics Cambridge University Press, 2015. PDF
“Torture and the Politics of Legitimation in International Law,” in The Legitimacy of Human Rights Regimes: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, Andreas Føllesdal, Johan Karl Schaffer, and Geir Ulfstein eds. Cambridge University Press, 2013. PDF
“The Selectively Expansive UN Security Council: Domestic and International Threats to Peace and Security,” Proceedings of the American Society of International Law, v. 106, 2013. PDF
“United Nations,” in Richard Devetak et al. eds. Introduction to International Relations, 2nd. ed. Cambridge University Press, 2011. PDF
“Constructivism,” in Duncan Snidal and Christian Reus-Smit eds. Oxford Handbook of International Relations. Oxford University Press, 2008. PDF
“Theories and Tests of International Authority,” in Bruce Cronin and Ian Hurd eds. The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority. Routledge, 2008. PDF
“Introduction” with Bruce Cronin in Cronin and Hurd eds. The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority. Routledge, 2008.
“Conclusion,” with Bruce Cronin in Cronin and Hurd eds. The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority. Routledge, 2008
“Unrealizable Expectations: Collective Security, the UN Charter, and Iraq,” in Harvey Starr ed. Approaches, Levels, and Methods of Analysis in International Politics: Crossing Boundaries. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. PDF
“Security Council Reform: Informal Membership and Practice,” in Bruce Russett ed., The Once and Future Security Council (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997).
Other Publications, Working Papers, Interviews, and Commentary
“The UN Security Council: Future Prospects for a Compromised Hegemon,” e-IR blog, Nov. 8 2016. LINK
“End the UN’s Legal Immunity,” The Hill, July 22, 2016. LINK
“Thousands Died When the UN Brought Cholera to Haiti. Here’s Why It’s Getting Off Scot-Free,” The Washington Post, March 28, 2016. LINK
“The Bernie Doctrine,” US News & World Report, February 29, 2016. LINK
Interview in Chinese Social Sciences Today on the UN Security Council in world politics, 2015. LINK
Guest editor for symposium on the international rule of law in Ethics and International Affairs, 2014, with Ruti Teitel, David Dyzenhus, Rosa Brooks, and Christian Reus-Smit. Reprinted in Ethics for a Connected World: The Carnegie Centennial Roundtables, 2014. LINK
“Comment on Richard Steinberg ‘Wanted Dead or Alive: Realism in International Law,” opiniojuris.org, September 16, 2013. LINK
“Does a Syrian Solution Run Through Moscow?” Al Jazeera English, September 11, 2013. LINK
“On Law, Policy, and (Not) Bombing Syria,” opiniojuris.org, August 31, 2013, reprinted at Ethics and International Affairs blog and Centre for International Policy Studies blog. LINK
“Bomb Syria, Even if It is Illegal,” New York Times, August 28, 2013. LINK
“Is Intervention in Syria Legal? Does Obama Care?” Boston Review, August 28, 2013. LINK
“Saving Syria: International Law is not the Answer,” Al Jazeera English, August 28, 2013. LINK
“Syria in the Crosshairs,” US News and World Report, August 27, 2013. LINK
Book review of Jeffrey Dunoff and Mark Pollack, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations: The State of the Art (Cambridge University Press, 2013) in International and Comparative Law Quarterly 62(3): 771-773. PDF
“On Law, Science and Whales: The Case of Australia v. Japan,” The Conversation 27 June 2013, http://bit.ly/13abrsA, republished at Ethics and International Affairs blog 11 July 2013. LINK
“Whaling in Europe is Dependent on the Continued Willingness of Governments to Fund it at a Loss,” Europp blog, Feb. 18, 2013. LINK
“The Security Council in a Changing World,” ETH International Relations and Security Network, July 9, 2012. LINK
“Finnegans Wake and Political Science Research Methods,” Ethics and International Affairs blog, Oct. 12, 2012. LINK
“The Libyan Intervention in the Rearview Mirror,” Telos, March 31 2011, also available in French. LINK
“By the Book: Bush’s Memoirs and the Rule of Law,” Policy Brief #10, Centre for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, 2010. PDF
“How not to Argue against the Crime of Aggression: A Reply to Michael Glennon,” Working Paper 10-001, Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, 2010. PDF
Book review of Richard Ned Lebow, A Cultural Theory of International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 2009) in Perspectives on Politics, 8(2), 2010. PDF
“Legitimacy,” in Princeton Encyclopedia of Self-Determination. Princeton University Press.
“Negotiation and Institutional Design: Deliberating over the UN Security Council at San Francisco 1945,” working paper published by the Dispute Resolution Research Center at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (#350, June 2006). http://www1.kellogg.northwestern.edu/wps/SelectDocument.asp?dept_id=DRRC
Book review of Ian Clark, Legitimacy in International Society, (Oxford University Press) in International History Review, 28(1), March 2006
“Reforming the United Nations,” Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights, 2005. PDF
“Legitimacy,” in Martin Griffiths ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Routledge, 2005.
“Anarchy,” in Martin Griffiths ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Routledge, 2005.
“Authority,” in Martin Griffiths ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. Routledge, 2005.
“Stayin’ Alive/Too Legit to Quit: A Response to Michael J. Glennon,” Foreign Affairs, July/Aug 2003.
“Why Iraq, not the US, Should Prosecute Hussein’s Pals,” Chicago Tribune, May 19, 2003.
“The Unspoken Meanings of Symbols,” Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2003.
“The New Iraq Must be Independent from US,” San Francisco Chronicle, April 9, 2003.
Book Review of Nicholas N. Kittrie’s Rebels with a Cause (Westview Press, 2000), in Canadian Journal of Political Science, Dec. 2000.