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Humanitarian intervention : an introduction

Author: Aidan Hehir
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Hehir
ISBN: 9780230220300 0230220304 9780230220317 0230220312
OCLC Number: 465868008
Description: xiv, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary International Relations ----
Part I. Concepts and Conceptions. 1. What is 'Humanitarian Intervention'? ---
2. The Just War Tradition ---
3. The Sovereign State ---
4. Theoretical Perspectives ----
Part II. Controversies. 5. Legality and Legitimacy ---
6. Sovereignty as Responsibility ---
7. Who Decides? ---
8. Motives and Means ----
Part III. Cases. 9. 'Humanitarian Intervention in History ---
10. Rwanda ---
11. Kosovo ---
12. Iraq ---
13. Darfur ----
Conclusion The Future of Humanitarian Intervention?
Responsibility: Aidan Hehir.

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