Humanitarian Intervention: An Introduction (2nd Revised edition)

Humanitarian Intervention: An Introduction (2nd Revised edition)

By: Aidan Hehir (author)Paperback

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A broad-ranging introduction to the theory, practice and politics of humanitarian intervention in the contemporary world. This second edition has been fully updated and includes a new chapter on Libya and the Arab Spring.

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Aidan Hehir is Director of the Security and International Relations Programme at the University of Westminster, UK.


Introduction: Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary International Relations PART I: CONCEPTS AND CONCEPTIONS 1. What is 'Humanitarian Intervention'? 2. The Just War Tradition and Natural Law 3. The Sovereign State 4. Theoretical Perspectives PART II: CONTROVERSIES 5. International Law and Human Rights 6. The Responsibility to Protect 7. Who Decides? Authority and Legitimacy 8. Motives and Means PART III: CASES 9. Humanitarian Intervention in History 10. Rwanda 11. Kosovo 12. Iraq 13. Darfur 14. Libya and the Arab Spring Conclusion: The Future of Humanitarian Intervention?

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  • publication date: 28/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137301550
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 372
  • ID: 9781137301550
  • weight: 564
  • ISBN10: 1137301554
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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