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All necessary measures : the United Nations and humanitarian intervention

Author: Carrie Booth Walling
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
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"What prompts the United Nations Security Council to engage forcefully in some crises at high risk for genocide and ethnic cleansing but not others? In All Necessary Measures, Carrie Booth Walling identifies several systematic patterns in the stories that council members tell about conflicts and the policy solutions that result from them. Drawing on qualitative comparative case studies spanning two decades,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carrie Booth Walling
ISBN: 9780812245349 0812245342
OCLC Number: 841039511
Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Constructing humanitarian intervention --
The emergence of human rights discourse in the Security Council: domestic repression in Iraq, 1990-1992 --
State collapse in Somalia and the emergence of Security Council humanitarian intervention --
From nonintervention to humanitarian intervention: contested stories about sovereignty and victimhood in Bosnia-Herzegovina --
The perpetrator state and Security Council inaction: the case of Rwanda --
International law, human rights, and state sovereignty: the security council response to killings in Kosovo --
Complex conflicts and obstacles to rescue in Darfur, Sudan --
The responsibility to protect, individual criminal accountability, and humanitarian intervention in Libya --
Causal stories, human rights, and the evolution of sovereignty.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: Carrie Booth Walling.

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Carrie Booth Walling posits that the arguments Security Council members make about the cause and character of conflict and the source of sovereign authority in target states matter: they enable or  Read more...

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"Carrie Booth Walling makes a sharp and compelling case for the role of argument in shaping decisions to intervene on humanitarian grounds. From this simple and elegant premise, and drawing adeptly Read more...

 
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