Humanitarian intervention : an introduction /

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Author / Creator:Hehir, Aidan, 1977-
Imprint:Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Description:xiv, 303 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Humanitarian intervention.
Humanitarian assistance.
Humanitarian assistance.
Humanitarian intervention.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780230220300 (hardback)
0230220304 (hardback)
9780230220317 (pbk.)
0230220312 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"A broad-ranging introduction to the theory, practice and politics of humanitarian intervention on the contemporary world, its historical background and future prospects after the experiences of Rwanda, Kosovo, Darfur and Iraq"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Concepts and Conceptions
  • Motives and Means
  • Part III. Cases
  • 'Humanitarian Intervention' in History
  • Rwanda
  • Kosovo
  • Iraq
  • Darfur
  • Conclusion: The Future of Humanitarian Intervention?
  • What is 'Humanitarian Intervention'?
  • The Just War Tradition
  • The Sovereign State
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Part II. Controversies
  • Legality and Legitimacy
  • Sovereignty as Responsibility
  • Who Decides?