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Genocide and its threat to contemporary international order

Author: Adrian Gallagher
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: New security challenges series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Genocide refers to the destruction of a group. However, if one is not a member of that group, why should one care about its destruction? In an innovative approach, this interdisciplinary book answers this question by looking at the impact of genocide on contemporary international order rather than appealing, as most books do, to the idea of humanity. Setting out a new definition of genocide, the book explains that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Gallagher, Adrian, 1981-
Genocide and its threat to contemporary international order.
Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
(DLC) 2012045199
(OCoLC)810117735
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Gallagher
ISBN: 9781137280268 1137280263 9781349447596 1349447595
OCLC Number: 829228131
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: Cover; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Words Matter: Genocide and the Definitional Debate; 3 Genocide and the Three Traditions; 4 Genocide and International Legitimacy; 5 The Impact of Genocide on International Order; 6 The Responsibility to Protect; 7 The Three Traditions Revisited; 8 Conclusion: Answering the 'East Tennessee Question'; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: New security challenges series.
Responsibility: Adrian Gallagher.

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For far too long the discipline of International Relations has failed to engage with the study of genocide.  Read more...

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