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Saving strangers : humanitarian intervention in international society

Author: Nicholas J Wheeler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

Examines the extent to which humanitarian intervention has become a legitimate practice in international society. This work maps the legitimacy of humanitarian intervention by comparing the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas J Wheeler
ISBN: 0198296215 9780198296218 0199253102 9780199253104
OCLC Number: 178845672
Notes: Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg. Oxford, 2002.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Introduction ; Humanitarian Intervention and International Society ; India as Rescuer? Order versus Justice in the Bangladesh War of 1971 ; Vietnam's Intervention in Cambodia: The triumph of realism over common humanity? ; Good or bad precedent? Tanzania's Intervention in Uganda ; A Solidarist Movement in International Society? The case of Safe Havens and 'No-Fly' Zones in Iraq ; From Famine Relief to 'Humanitarian War'; the US and UN Intervention in Somalia ; Global Bystanders to Genocide: International Society and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 ; The Limit of Humanitarian Intervention from the Air: the cases of Bosnia and Kosovo ; A New Solidarity? Humanitarian Intervention and the Future of International Society
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: Nicholas J. Wheeler.


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The emerging literature on humanitarian intervention has been enriched by this exquisitely written and argued thesis in support of what has historically been a theoretical norm. A balanced Read more...

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