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Humanitarian Intervention

Tonny Knudsen

Humanitarian Intervention

Contemporary Manifestations of an Explosive Doctrine (The New International Relations)

by Tonny Knudsen

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7490183M
ISBN 100415288150
ISBN 109780415288156

  No More War How the West Violates International Law by Using 'Humanitarian' Intervention to Advance Economic and Strategic Interests Dan Kovalik, S. Brian Willson. Pages; Ap ; ISBN: ; Imprint: Hot Books; Trim Size: 6in x 9in. 'Humanitarian Intervention is both well-conceived and well-executed as an edited collection. The essays and editors' remarks alike are integrated seamlessly, with enough contextual overlap to see the connections between chapters. Additionally, this book does not give the sense of a teleological 'progress' towards modern conceptions of intervention.5/5(1).

This book is a comprehensive, integrated discussion of `the dilemma' of humanitarian intervention. Written by leading analysts of international politics, ethics, and law, it seeks, among other things, to identify strategies that may, if not resolve, at least reduce the current tension between human rights and state sovereignty/5(36). Combining unprecedented analyses of the genocide's progression and the logistical limitations of humanitarian military intervention, Kuperman reaches a startling conclusion: even if Western leaders had ordered an intervention as soon as they became aware of a nationwide genocide in Rwanda, the intervention forces would have arrived too late to Cited by:

These are key questions in the debate on humanitarian intervention, which has become increasingly polarised in the twenty-first century. Many now view this as little more than a rationale for Western neo-imperialism, while others uphold it as a crusade for liberal democracy and individual book seeks to establish an alternative position. Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene? - Ebook written by James Pattison. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?.


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Humanitarian Intervention and Legitimacy Wars: Seeking Peace and Justice in the 21st Century (Global Horizons Book 14) by Richard Falk out of 5 stars 2. Humanitarian intervention is a controversial concept in international politics because it often involves one country intervening militarily in another country, which requested the intervention.

Tony Blair, former British prime minister, equated humanitarian intervention with the concept of "Responsibility to Protect.". HUMAN RIGHTS & HUMAN WELFARE 19 If Hehir’s book lays the conceptual and empirical groundwork for understanding and taking stock of the current debate about humanitarian intervention, James Pattison’s book, Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Who Should Intervene?, seeks to move the debate forward regarding which actors in File Size: KB.

'The historic analysis is insightful yet targets certain issues within the intervention debate, which makes reading the book challenging and exciting ' Source: The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 'Within the vast literature on the issue of humanitarian intervention this is an extraordinary book.

The dilemma of how best to protect human rights is one of the most persistent problems facing the international community today. This unique and wide-ranging history of humanitarian intervention examines responses to oppression, persecution and mass atrocities from the emergence of the international state system and international law in the late sixteenth.

Humanitarian Intervention The Evolving Asian Debate Edited by Koji Watanabe Janu this book presents a comparative analysis of Asian views on humanitarian : Koji Watanabe.

This book is a comprehensive, integrated discussion of `the dilemma' of humanitarian intervention. Written by leading analysts of international politics, ethics, and law, it seeks, among other things, to identify strategies that may, if not resolve, at least reduce the current tension between human rights and state sovereignty.3/5(1).

the humanitarian intervention debate 17 couldseethatsomewerenotdead.”8 Thesub-prefectofKigaliprefecture lateradmittedthat67,bodiesweredisposedofinthisway File Size: KB. This thought-provoking volume makes a significant contribution to debates about intervention.

Eschewing conventional approaches to the subject, the book tackles some key issues, from the evolution of humanitarian interventions, the limitations of sovereignty, through to the politics of post-intervention (re)-building and humanitarianism.

Humanitarian intervention, actions undertaken by an organization or organizations (usually a state or a coalition of states) that are intended to alleviate extensive human suffering within the borders of a sovereign state.

Such suffering tends to be the result of a government instigating, facilitating, or ignoring the abuse of groups falling within its jurisdiction. Humanitarian intervention — Armed attack — Armed conflict — Conduct of hostilities — Civil and political rights — Gross violations.

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum. Go to full text on: Oxford Law Citator. Get this from a library. Humanitarian intervention and the United Nations. [Richard B Lillich; Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute.; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.;] -- Proceedings of a conference sponsored by Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, held in Charlottesville on March Book Description.

Past, ongoing, and impending humanitarian crises—including those in Rwanda, Kosovo, Darfur, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria—mean that dizzyingly difficult questions around the ethics and politics of humanitarian intervention (and the so-called ‘Responsibility to Protect’) have, alas, never been more topical.

Aidan Hehir (A. [email protected] uk) is a reader in international relations at the University of research interests include humanitarian intervention, state building in Kosovo, and the laws governing the use of force.

He is the author/editor of ten books, the most recent being The Responsibility to Protect and Hollow Norms (Palgrave Macmillan, ).Author: Aidan Hehir. The Moral Logic of Humanitarian Intervention Samantha Power made a career arguing for America’s “responsibility to protect.” During her years in the White House, it became clear that Author: Dexter Filkins.

"This is a scholarly work of exceptional quality. Without doubt, Sean Murphy has written the best book on humanitarian intervention. It is comprehensive, balanced, and alive to nuance and complexity, providing an invaluable guide both to recent UN peacekeeping efforts and to the evolving role of international law with respect to the use of force.

A broad-ranging introduction to the theory, practice and politics of humanitarian intervention in the contemporary world. Recent events in Libya and Syria have propelled humanitarian intervention to the top of the international political agenda.

This book provides the definitive introduction Author: Aidan Hehir. This book provides a chronological account of the evolution of the discussion and uncovers the fictional narrative provided by international lawyers to support their conclusions on the subject, from justifications and arguments for 'humanitarian intervention', the misrepresentation of great power involvement in the Greek War of Independence in Author: Mark Swatek-Evenstein.

The book begins by tracing the genealogy of the idea of humanitarian intervention to the Renaissance, evaluating the Eurocentric gaze of the civilisation-barbarity dichotomy, and elucidates the international legal arguments of both advocates and opponents of intervention, as well as the views of major political theorists.

The findings of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty discussed in this chapter provide reason for optimism about future possibilities for acting decisively as humanitarian crises unfold, especially as the core idea of a responsibility to protect now enjoys widespread endorsement.

Humanitarian Intervention is fully indexed and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context.

It is an essential reference work and is destined to be valued by scholars and students of Military and Strategic Studies, International Relations, and Format: Hardcover.Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in earlyKosovo inand Darfur more recently.

Conor Foley has a message for the international community: Humanitarian interventions rarely work. His recent book promoting that .