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The evolution of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention

Author: Francis Kofi Abiew
Publisher: The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book defends the emergence of a right of humanitarian intervention, and argues that state sovereignty is not incompatible with humanitarian intervention. After a thorough review of historical precedents, the book concludes by assessing contemporary developments in terms of sources of support for intervention on humanitarian grounds."--Jacket.
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Abiew, Francis Kofi, 1959-
Evolution of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention.
The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, ©1999
(OCoLC)607129458
Online version:
Abiew, Francis Kofi, 1959-
Evolution of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention.
The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, ©1999
(OCoLC)609053095
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Kofi Abiew
ISBN: 9041111603 9789041111609
OCLC Number: 41157161
Notes: "Martinus Nijhoff Publishers"--Cover.
This book is a revised and expanded version of the author's doctoral dissertation at the University of Alberta, 1997.
Description: 325 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Traditional Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention --
2. The Right of Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Charter Era (1945-1989) --
3. The Practice of Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Cold War Era --
4. Assessing Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Cold War Period: Sources of Consensus --
5. Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Francis Kofi Abiew.

Abstract:

"This book defends the emergence of a right of humanitarian intervention, and argues that state sovereignty is not incompatible with humanitarian intervention. After a thorough review of historical precedents, the book concludes by assessing contemporary developments in terms of sources of support for intervention on humanitarian grounds."--Jacket.

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