Humanitarian Intervention An Introduction

ISBN-10: 1137301554
ISBN-13: 9781137301550
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
Authors: Aidan Hehir
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Book details

List price: $46.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 4/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

List of Boxes
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction: Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary International Relations
The contemporary debate
The end of history
The rise of the 'international community'
Globalization and the communication revolution
Using this book
Concepts and Conceptions
What is 'Humanitarian Intervention'?
'Humanitarian intervention', 'humanitarian action' and 'military action'
Features of humanitarian intervention
The status of the parties involved
The question of consent
The means
The motives
The issue of legality
Conclusion
The Just War Tradition and Natural Law
The central tenets
The evolution of the Just War tradition
Contemporary relevance
Is the tradition universally applicable?
The tradition is inherently statist
Easily abused/who decides?
Does the Just War tradition have any real utility?
Conclusion
The Sovereign State
The evolution of the sovereign state
War, religion and the modern state
Westphalia and the nation-state
The UN Charter
Organized hypocrisy?
Challenging the sovereign state in the contemporary era
The rise of human security and global civil society
Political developments in the 1990s
Defending the sovereign state
Conclusion
Theoretical Perspectives
Realism
Marxism/critical theory
Liberalism
The English School
Cosmopolitanism
Post-structuralism
Conclusion
Controversies
International Law and Human Rights
The evolution of international law
State responsibility
Traditional approaches to state responsibility
State responsibility and the UN Charter
The legal status of humanitarian intervention
Human rights law
'Illegal but legitimate'?
The need for legal reform
The feasibility of reform
Potential legal reform
Political will or legal obstacles?
Conclusion
The Responsibility to Protect
The origins of the responsibility to protect
Key tenets
International reception and evolution
Challenging the responsibility to protect
Prevention
A tool of the powerful
A norm or nebulous?
The emperor's new clothes?
Conclusion
Who Decides? Authority and Legitimacy
Legitimacy, authority, power and rights
Legitimacy
Authority and power
Right or duty?
The UN Security Council
Nature of the Security Council's powers
International perception
A source of order, not justice
Alternative authorities
International morality
Liberal hierarchy thesis
Reform of the Security Council
Conclusion
Motives and Means
Motives
The humanitarian imperative
In defence of interests
'He who invokes humanity wants to cheat'
Means
'Bombing for humanity'
Force protection
'War is hell'
Conclusion
Cases
Humanitarian Intervention in History
Humanitarian intervention: trends and changes
The state and the evolution of humanitarian intervention
Humanitarian intervention in historical context
Conclusion: assessing the record
Rwanda
Nature of the crisis
The evolution of the crisis
Explaining the genocide
International response
International reaction
Could more have been done?
Impact on the debate
Never again!
The need for UN reform
Critiquing intervention
Conclusion
Kosovo
Nature of the crisis
International response
1989-98: distracted superpowers
October 1998-March 1999: diplomatic failure
24 March 1999-10 June 1999: intervention
Impact on the debate
A war fought for values
'The new military humanism'
International law after Kosovo
Force protection and international humanitarian law
Conclusion
Iraq
Nature of the crisis
International response
The Bush doctrine and Iraq
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Lies?
Impact on the debate
The abuse of humanitarian intervention
The rote of international law
The utility of the Just War criteria
Conclusion
Darfur
Nature of the crisis
International response
2003-5
2005-8
Impact on the debate
Back to Rwanda?
R2P RIP?
The limits of global civil society?
Conclusion
Libya and the Arab Spring
Nature of the crisis
Libya under Gaddafi
Ash-sha'b yurid isqat an-nizam
International response
The Arab League and the African Union
The Security Council acts
Operation Unified Protector
Impact on the debate
Interests or humanitarianism?
'The Responsibility to Protect has arrived'
Never again?
The viability of prevention
Conclusion
Conclusion: The Future of Humanitarian Intervention?
In defence of the status quo
The need for legal reform
Beyond current international law
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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