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Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations - Jennifer M. Welsh

Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

By: Jennifer M. Welsh (Editor)

Paperback Published: 23rd March 2006
ISBN: 9780199291625
Number Of Pages: 246

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Should states use military force for humanitarian purposes? What are the challenges to international society posed by humanitarian intervention in a post-September 11th world? This path-breaking work brings together well-known scholars of law, philosophy, and international relations, together with practitioners who have been actively engaged in intervention during the past decade. Together, this team provides practical and theoretical answers to one of the most burning issues of our day. Case studies include Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans, and East Timor, as well as the recent US intervention in Afghanistan. The book demonstrates why humanitarian intervention continues to be a controversial issue not only for the United Nations but also for Western states and humanitarian organizations.

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`Review from previous edition All the essays are clear and sophisticated and overall they provide a very effective overview of the military dimensions of humanitarianism.' International Affairs

1: Jennifer M. Welsh: Introduction Part 1: International Relations Theory and Humanitarian Intervention 2: Henry Shue: Limiting Sovereignty 3: Nicholas J. Wheeler: The Humanitarian Responsibilities of Sovereignty: Explaining the Development of a New Norm of Military Humanitarian Intervention for Humanitarian Purposes in International Society 4: Jennifer M. Welsh: Taking Consequences Seriously: Objections to Humanitarian Intervention Part 2: The Politics and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention 5: Sir Adam Roberts: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention 6: Nicholas Morris: Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans 7: James Mayall: Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Lessons from Africa 8: Ian Martin: International Intervention in East Timor 9: Simon Chesterman: Humanitarian Intervention and Afghanistan 10: Jennifer M. Welsh: Conclusion: Humanitarian Intervention after 11 September Bibliography

ISBN: 9780199291625
ISBN-10: 0199291624
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 23rd March 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.4

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