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Intervention for Human Rights in Europe - Janne Haaland Matlary

Intervention for Human Rights in Europe

Hardcover Published: 25th March 2002
ISBN: 9780333794241
Number Of Pages: 286

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Values, in terms of human rights and democracy, have become importantfactors for individual state's participation in the international community. Janne Haaland Matláry, former Secretary of State in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Norway, explores the ethical and moral conflict between the international system and the rights of sovereign powers in cases such as Kosovo, Bosnia and Rwanda.

'Matlary's timely and lucid study of the evolving European human rights system represents a significant contribution...' - N.N. Haanstad, Choice

Prefacep. xi
List of Abbreviationsp. xvii
State Sovereignty and Human Rights in Europep. 1
Towards a New Type of Sovereignty in Europep. 3
The new interventionismp. 7
Foreign policy decoupled from territoryp. 10
Sovereignty: the key principlep. 11
An essential and persistent tensionp. 15
Powerp. 19
Valuesp. 23
Human rights and security policyp. 25
'Soft power, hard values'--the argumentp. 28
Human Rights and Democracy: Driving Forces and Policy Toolsp. 33
The importance of norms, rules and regimesp. 34
The importance of legitimacyp. 40
New actors: the norm entrepreneursp. 43
New arenas: multilateral diplomacy and international organisationsp. 48
New transparencies: globalised media and internetp. 50
New supranationality; courts and juridification of human rightsp. 53
Policy tools of human rights and democracyp. 56
Conclusion: how strong are the driving forces?p. 58
The Formation of the European Human Rights Regimep. 60
The precursorsp. 61
Human rights in international politicsp. 62
The European human rights regime: the ECHR and later instrumentsp. 64
The European human rights regime: the Helsinki Final Act and later documentsp. 68
The European human rights regime: the European Union's texts and its charterp. 76
Copenhagen criteria of conditionalityp. 77
Complementarity of the European human rights regimep. 79
The Impact of International Organisations and Regimesp. 81
Status of regime theoryp. 82
Impact and how to measure itp. 83
Regime impactp. 90
The importance of legalityp. 91
Actors and loci of policy-makingp. 94
The impact of valuesp. 95
Interest formation: instrumental and normative logicsp. 96
The concept of value-based interestsp. 98
Hypotheses and research designp. 102
The Impact of the Human Rights Regimep. 109
The Impact of the Council of Europep. 111
The Council of Europe as a foreign policy actor: tools and powersp. 116
Regime-specific tools of the COEp. 118
The expansion of the COE: therapeutic admissions and new tasksp. 119
The impact of the European Court of Human Rightsp. 121
The human rights monitoring machinery and its impactp. 124
Conclusion: the impact of the human rights regime of the COEp. 132
The Impact of the OSCEp. 135
The OSCE as a foreign policy actor: tools and powersp. 135
East-West meeting pointp. 136
The OSCE tools of norm implementationp. 138
Regime-specific toolsp. 140
The general foreign policy impact of the OSCEp. 143
Evolving norm development and impact: the example of freedom of religionp. 146
Regime impact of a human right: freedom of religionp. 148
Initiatives by the Norwegian chairmanshipp. 151
Regime impact through missions: Bosnia and Albaniap. 154
Regime impact through the HCNM: the Baltic statesp. 156
Regime impact through the ODHIR: Chechnya and Azerbaijanp. 157
Role of states vs. IO powersp. 162
Conclusion: the impact of the OSCE's human rights regimep. 163
The Impact of the EUp. 165
The EU as a foreign policy actor: tools and powersp. 165
From the EPC to the CFSPp. 166
The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)p. 168
The CFSP evolution as EU foreign policyp. 169
EU foreign policy embedded in other policy areasp. 171
The Commission's 'task expansion'p. 176
The general impact of EU foreign policyp. 178
The human rights regime: embeddedness and regime toolsp. 183
Human rights impact: the case of Austriap. 188
Enlargement: the impact of the Commissionp. 190
Regime-specific tools: a summaryp. 194
Conclusion: the impact of the EU human rights regimep. 197
Human Rights and Hard Power: a New Norm for Intervention?p. 200
Value-based intervention historicallyp. 202
The post-war periodp. 205
The 1990s and beyondp. 206
Political vs. legal issuesp. 209
Value-based intervention? The cases of Bosnia and Kosovop. 213
The present period: the politics of human securityp. 224
The human security network: international agenda-setting for a new normp. 226
Conclusionsp. 231
The findings of this studyp. 231
States, IOs and hard power interventionp. 233
States, IOs and soft power interventionp. 235
What impact from the human rights regime?p. 239
Epiloguep. 243
Notesp. 245
Bibliographyp. 252
Indexp. 265
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ISBN: 9780333794241
ISBN-10: 0333794249
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 25th March 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1