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From Kosovo to Kabul : human rights and international intervention

Author: David Chandler
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A new international framework is emerging in which the world's excluded and oppressed are alleged to be empowered and protected through the enforcement of their individual human rights by international institutions. This book takes a critical look at the way in which human rights issues have been brought to the fore in international policy-making. David Chandler offers a rigorous critique of this apparently benign  Read more...
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Chandler, David, 1962-
From Kosovo to Kabul.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606812968
Online version:
Chandler, David, 1962-
From Kosovo to Kabul.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)608201693
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Chandler
ISBN: 0745318843 9780745318844 0745318835 9780745318837
OCLC Number: 48223701
Description: xvii, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : 'the idea of our time' --
Human rights-based 'humanitarianism' --
The attraction of ethical foreign policy --
The limits of human rights theory --
International law and the challenge of human rights --
War : the lesser of two evils? --
The retreat from political equality --
Conclusion : humanism or human rights?
Responsibility: David Chandler.

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This text takes a critical look at the way in which human rights issues have been brought to the fore in international affairs. David Chandler offers a critique of the apparently benign shift in  Read more...

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