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Rethinking humanitarian intervention in the 21st century

Author: Aiden Warren; Damian Grenfell
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the Cold War, humanitarian interventions have transitioned through a range of stages. These 12 essays focus on the challenges associated with interventions, conflict and attendant human rights violations, unmitigated and systematic violence, state re-building, and issues associated with human mobility and dislocation. Each chapter is linked to the rest through three defining themes that permeate the book: the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aiden Warren; Damian Grenfell
ISBN: 1474423817 9781474423816
OCLC Number: 989696729
Description: xvi, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Notes on contributors --
Foreword --
Abbreviations and acronyms. Introduction / Aiden Warren and Damian Grenfell. Part 1 The evolution of humanitarian interventions in a global era : Rethinking humanitarian-military interventions: violence and modernity in an age of globalisation / Damian Grenfell --
Peace in the twenty-first century: states, capital and institutions / Oliver P. Richmond --
The evolution of economic interventions and the violence of international accountability over the longue durée / Bronwen Everill --
Changing patterns of social connection across interventions: unravelling aberrant globalisation / Paul Battersby. Part 2 The limits of sovereignty and the ethics of interventions : A framework for reimagining order and justice: transitions in violence and interventions in a global era / Michaelene Cox --
Humanitarian intervention? Responding ethically to globalising violence in an age of mediated violence / Paul James --
"Manifestly failing" and "unwilling or unable" as intervention formulas: a critical assessment / Ingvild Bode --
Interventions and the limits of the responsibility to protect: regional organisations and the global south / Joseph Hongoh --
Regulating the abstraction of violence: interventions and the deployment of new technologies globally / Aiden Warren. Part 3 The politics of post-intervention (re- )building and humanitarian engagement : (Re- )building the world: local agency and human security in the new millennium / Trudy Fraser --
Who rebuilds? Local roles in rebuilding shattered societies / Susan H. Allen --
Transforming the discourse of civil-military interaction in humanitarian environments / Vandra Harris. Index.
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