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Is intervention humanitarian?

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Published by Dept. of Peace and Conflict Reseach, Uppsala University in Uppsala .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Humanitarian intervention -- Congresses.,
    • World politics -- 1989- -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Military policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Inger Österdahl ; contributions by Inger Österdahl ... [et al.].
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesReport / Dept. of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, no. 62, Report (Uppsala universitet. Avdelningen för freds- och konfliktforskning) ;, no. 62.
      ContributionsÖsterdahl, Inger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJZ6369 .I7 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3771079M
      ISBN 109150616102
      LC Control Number2003504375
      OCLC/WorldCa50694677

      The author addresses these issues, arguing that R2P is the best framework available at present to move the humanitarian intervention debate forward. This book will be of interest to students of the responsibility to protect, war and conflict studies, human security, international organisations, security studies and IR in general.   Humanitarian intervention is the use of military intervention in a state to achieve socioeconomic objectives, such as keeping people alive and communities functioning by providing basic necessities, without the approval of its authorities. There are three eras of humanitarian intervention: the entire time up to the end of World War II, the Cold War, and the post-Cold War : Taylor B. Seybolt.

      That is, it is important to estimate the probability that intervention will lead to a non-abusive, self-sustaining structure of political authority. Evaluations of the legitimacy, or prudence, of humanitarian intervention should be conditional on estimates of eventual political success. 'The historic analysis is insightful yet targets certain issues within the intervention debate, which makes reading the book challenging and exciting ' The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 'Within the vast literature on the issue of humanitarian intervention this is an extraordinary book.5/5(1).

      Aidan Hehir (A. [email protected] ac. uk) is a reader in international relations at the University of research interests include humanitarian intervention, state building in Kosovo, and the laws governing the use of force. He is the author/editor of ten books, the most recent being The Responsibility to Protect and Hollow Norms (Palgrave Macmillan, ).Author: Aidan Hehir.   Humanitarian intervention — Armed attack — Armed conflict — Conduct of hostilities — Civil and political rights — Gross violations. Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum. Go to full text on: Oxford Law Citator.


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When it was originally published, Humanitarian Intervention was unanimously regarded as an important and controversial book. In this new and expanded edition, Professor Teson includes recent cases of humanitarian intervention, notably those authorized by the United Nations Security Council.4/5(5).

The debates surrounding humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect concern a series of central and interrelated issues in International Relations, international law, and political philosophy.

These include the relationship between state sovereignty and human rights, the. 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.

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.

Humanitarian Intervention is fully indexed and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. The concept of humanitarian intervention is controversial because it creates a context in which one country can justify invading another and deposing its leaders.

A situation could arise in which a government might exaggerate or exploit a humanitarian crisis to justify an otherwise unjustifiable takeover of another country.

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.

Since the NATO military intervention in Kosovo inthe issue of whether and when it is acceptable for states to intervene forcefully to halt human rights violations in another state has Author: Koji Watanabe.

HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION Ethical,Legal,andPoliticalDilemmas Edited by J. HOLZGREFE AND ROBERT O. KEOHANEFile Size: KB. Preface to the paperback edition. It is with great pleasure that SIPRI reissues this excellent volume in a paper- back edition.

Since Humanitarian Military Intervention was first published the issues it addresses have only become more timely and the book continues to speak to critical policy Size: 1MB. 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.

And at the same time, on the ground, there are ethical, legal, and operational challenges and dilemmas that require actors continually to choose a course of action with associated necessary tarian challenges and intervention concerns within the international humanitarian system--combined with the domestic context of armed conflicts Cited by: Thomas G.

Weiss. Polity. Find this book: Thomas G. Weiss, alongside his frequent collaborator Michael Barnett, can lay claim to being the doyen of humanitarian studies. His writings on humanitarian intervention have been agenda-defining throughout the post-Cold War period among policymakers, practitioners and academics.

In this updated edition. 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 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.

Humanitarian intervention is generally understood to be the trans-boundary use of military force in order to halt or avert large-scale and grave human suffering, and is a subject that has attracted much scholarly attention in recent Size: KB.

Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action - T. Weiss - Google Books A singular development of the post Cold-War era is the use of military force to protect human beings.

From Rwanda to Kosovo. The interesting aspects of this book is that it dissects the arguments against humanitarian intervention, and also explains the hurdles that often need to be succumbed.

It offers some insight into some of the more atrocious events of the post cold war era, and also explains why and how it is that humanitarian intervention became popular in the wake of the cold by: The Dilemma of Humanitarian Intervention Muhammad Hassan Zia Assistant Professor University of the Punjab Gujranwala Campus Gujranwala, Pakistan.

Abstract The aim of this paper is to define humanitarian intervention, to analyze its purpose and to evaluate its value in international Size: 75KB. Couched in the debate on the responsibility to protect civilians from violence and drawing on traditional 'just war' principles, the centralpremise of this book is that humanitarian military.

Humanitarian Intervention has been defined as a state's use of military force against another state, with publicly stating its goal is to end human rights violations in that state.". This definition may be too narrow as it precludes non-military forms of intervention such as humanitarian aid and international sanctions.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The contributions found in this volume were presented as papers at an interdisciplinary symposium on humanitarian intervention held at Uppsala University on Novem "--Page 1 (pref.).

The responsibility to protect is, in a sense, the reverse of its immediate doctrinal ancestor, the “right of humanitarian intervention,” which began its life as a direct challenge to state.