1. See for instance Stephen Schlesinger”, The United States and the World: Is a Return to Multilateralism Possible?” in C. Uday Bhaskar et al. (eds), United Nations: Multilateralism and International Security, Delhi: Shipra Publications, 2005.
2. John Gerard Ruggie (ed) Multilateralism Matters, The Theory and Praxis of an Institutional Form, New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.
3. Collective security as a distinct multilateral approach towards global security was the centrepiece of the United Nations Charter. The lack of institutionalized sanction against states that deliberately defied the principle, however, proved to be its major impediment.
4. Muthiah Alagappa, Asian Security Practice: Material and Ideational Influences, ...