3 edition of On Humanitarian Intervention found in the catalog.
On Humanitarian Intervention
May 28, 2007
by Yale University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||288|
Just a few thoughts by way of response. The best statement of Rawls’ position on international relations is in his book The Law of Peoples (). Just to highlight two aspects of what Rawls says apropos to humanitarian intervention. This book provides a chronological account of the evolution of the discussion and uncovers the fictional narrative provided by international lawyers to support their conclusions on the subject, from justifications and arguments for 'humanitarian intervention', the misrepresentation of great power involvement in the Greek War of Independence in Author: Mark Swatek-Evenstein.
Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early , Kosovo in , and Darfur more recently. The findings of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty discussed in this chapter provide reason for optimism about future possibilities for acting decisively as humanitarian crises unfold, especially as the core idea of a responsibility to protect now enjoys widespread endorsement.
This book is a comprehensive, integrated discussion of 'the dilemma' of humanitarian intervention. Written by leading analysts of international politics, ethics, and law, it seeks, among other things, to identify strategies that may, if not resolve, at least reduce the current tension between human rights and state : Cambridge University Press. Humanitarian intervention is the entry of another country’s armed force into a different country with the objective of protecting the people of that country by preventing violation of human rights. The citizens of that country are protected against any acts of inhumanity. A good example is the humanitarian interventions in Somalia.
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The best books on Humanitarian Intervention recommended by Philip Cunliffe. Lecturer in international conflict says the idea that it is right and legitimate for states to intervene in others’ affairs is a very dangerous trend, especially in the name of humanitarianism.
"In Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action, Tom Weiss again demonstrates his unique talent for bringing conceptual clarity and rigorous analysis to pressing and messy real-world ting endangered people abroad raises thorny issues - politically, practically, and ethically.
In this engaging book, Weiss offers a conceptual guide to understanding these dilemmas, and his Cited by: Humanitarian Intervention and Legitimacy Wars: Seeking Peace and Justice in the 21st Century (Global Horizons Book 14) by Richard Falk out of 5 stars 2. Humanitarian intervention is a controversial concept in international politics because it often involves one country intervening militarily in another country, which requested the intervention.
Tony Blair, former British prime minister, equated humanitarian intervention with the concept of "Responsibility to Protect.".
'The historic analysis is insightful yet targets certain issues within the intervention debate, which makes reading the book challenging and exciting ' Source: The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 'Within the vast literature on the issue of humanitarian intervention this is an extraordinary book.
This book is a comprehensive, integrated discussion of 'the dilemma' of humanitarian intervention. Written by leading analysts of international politics, ethics, and law, it seeks, among other things, to identify strategies that may, if not resolve, at least reduce the current tension between human rights and state sovereignty.
Humanitarian Intervention On Humanitarian Intervention book Evolving Asian Debate Edited by Koji Watanabe Janu this book presents a comparative analysis of Asian views on humanitarian : Koji Watanabe.
HUMAN RIGHTS & HUMAN WELFARE 19 If Hehir’s book lays the conceptual and empirical groundwork for understanding and taking stock of the current debate about humanitarian intervention, James Pattison’s book, Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Who Should Intervene?, seeks to move the debate forward regarding which actors in international society should undertake File Size: KB.
On 24 April each year, many communities across the world come together to commemorate the mass killing of the Armenian people of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Grant Golub reviews Sharing the Burden: The Armenian Question, Humanitarian Intervention and Anglo-American Visions of Global Order, in which Charlie Laderman shows how the US and British responses to the atrocities were.
Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention is a non-fiction compilation book about humanitarianism on the international arena, edited by Jonathan rthy contributors to the book include: Kofi A.
Annan, Rony Brauman, Romeo A. Dallaire, Richard J. Goldstone, J. Bryan Hehir, Michael Ignatieff, Ian Martin, Elizabeth Reid, Mohamed Sahnoun, Mu Sochua, Cornelio Sommaruga Author: Jonathan Moore. This book is a comprehensive, integrated discussion of `the dilemma' of humanitarian intervention.
Written by leading analysts of international politics, ethics, and law, it seeks, among other things, to identify strategies that may, if not resolve, at least reduce the current tension between human rights and state sovereignty.3/5(1). "This is a scholarly work of exceptional quality.
Without doubt, Sean Murphy has written the best book on humanitarian intervention. It is comprehensive, balanced, and alive to nuance and complexity, providing an invaluable guide both to recent UN peacekeeping efforts and to the evolving role of international law with respect to the use of force.
The Moral Logic of Humanitarian Intervention Samantha Power made a career arguing for America’s “responsibility to protect.” During her years in the White House, it became clear that Author: Dexter Filkins.
the humanitarian intervention debate 17 couldseethatsomewerenotdead.”8 Thesub-prefectofKigaliprefecture lateradmittedthat67,bodiesweredisposedofinthisway File Size: KB. Weiss has written a scholarly book in favor of humanitarian intervention and how important it can be.
In an era of weak countries with dubious strength, the idea of borders and nationhood is a poor excuse for powerful nations to leave citizens in weak nations at the mercy of a cruel and often homicidal government/5.
This book explores the ethical nature of states and their refusal to intervene in cases where humanitarian intervention is needed, such as in the horrific case of genocide.
It also examines the ethical nature surrounding the unjust acts of such states, and suggests that a virtue ethics perspective is necessary in order for states to be inclined.
Humanitarian intervention, actions undertaken by an organization or organizations (usually a state or a coalition of states) that are intended to alleviate extensive human suffering within the borders of a sovereign state. Such suffering tends to be the result of a government instigating, facilitating, or ignoring the abuse of groups falling within its jurisdiction.
This is a fantastic overview of the legal and moral debate surrounding humanitarian intervention. Holzgrefe and Keohane present a number of compelling positions for what we can do to best incorporate humanitarian intervention into international relations in an effective and responsible way/5.
This thought-provoking volume makes a significant contribution to debates about intervention. Eschewing conventional approaches to the subject, the book tackles some key issues, from the evolution of humanitarian interventions, the limitations of sovereignty, through to the politics of post-intervention (re)-building and humanitarianism.
First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of Yugoslavia David N. Gibbs In First Do No Harm, David Gibbs raises basic questions about the humanitarian interventions that have played a key role in U.S.
foreign policy for the past twenty years. The book begins by tracing the genealogy of the idea of humanitarian intervention to the Renaissance, evaluating the Eurocentric gaze of the civilisation-barbarity dichotomy, and elucidates the international legal arguments of both advocates and opponents of intervention, as .Get this from a library!
Humanitarian intervention and the United Nations. [Richard B Lillich; Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute.; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.;] -- Proceedings of a conference sponsored by Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, held in Charlottesville on March A broad-ranging introduction to the theory, practice and politics of humanitarian intervention in the contemporary world.
Recent events in Libya and Syria have propelled humanitarian intervention to the top of the international political agenda.
This book provides the definitive introduction Author: Aidan Hehir.