Humanitarian intervention and the United Nations /

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Author / Creator:MacQueen, Norrie, 1950- author.
Imprint:Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2011]
Description:1 online resource (xv, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps
Subject:United Nations -- Peacekeeping forces.
United Nations.
Humanitarian intervention.
LAW -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Humanitarian intervention.
Peacekeeping forces.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-232) and index.
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Summary:Explores the UN's track record of military action, from cold war 'brushfire' peacekeeping to the fractured globalisation of the contemporary world MacQueen assesses armed humanitarian intervention on a region-by-region basis, from the Balkans to Africa, the Middle East to Southeast Asia. Using empirical evidence, he compiles a 'balance sheet' of the UN's successes and failures and asks hard questions about humanitarian intervention's short and long-term value. Presents a concise analytical overview of the theoretical, moral and practical issues Case study chapters on sub-Saharan Africa, the Balkans and East Timor Confronts hard questions about the short and long-term value of these interventions
Other form:Print version: MacQueen, Norrie, 1950- Humanitarian intervention and the United Nations. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2011 9780748636976
Standard no.:9786613133137