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Conclusion: Humanitarian Intervention after 11 September

Jennifer M. Welsh

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the debate over humanitarian intervention in the light of the events of September 11, 2001. On the one hand, it can be argued that 9/11 has reversed the momentum ... More


Russia and the West: To Belong or not to Belong?

Marie Mendras

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Addresses the question of how Western responsibility for the early promise and later disappointments of Russia's development in the 1990s should be assessed. It contends that internal dynamics and ... More


The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Charles King

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Caucasus mountains rise at the intersection of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. A land of astonishing natural beauty and a dizzying array of ancient cultures, the Caucasus for most of the ... More


 Time of Troubles

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 1970s and 1980s were characterized by the long tenure in office of important Communist Party secretaries in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, including Heydar Aliyev and Eduard Shevardnadze. All ... More


International Humanitarian Law

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Court has rarely resorted explicitly to the Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols, preferring to rely on its own approach. This happened despite the existence of an elaborate framework ... More


Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Rebecca Gould

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Spanning the period between the end of the Russo-Caucasian War and the death of the first female Chechen suicide bomber, this ground-breaking book is the first to compare Georgian, Chechen, and ... More


Conclusion: reclaiming global politics

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarises information on the wars in Kosovo and Chechnya and how these helped shape and improve accounts of global politics. It presents a brief discussion of the First and ... More


The Shock Therapist

Yegor Gaidar

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Yegor Gaidar, an economic reformer, was acting prime minister for a year until his resignation in January 1993. He was the author of the “shock therapy” approach to Russian economic reform, which ... More


The War in Chechnya

Khassan Baiev

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a physician's perspective on the war in Chechnya in great detail.


Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Valery Tishkov

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book illuminates one of the world's most troubled regions from the perspective of a Russian intellectual, examining the evolution of the war in Chechnya that erupted in 1994, and untangling the ... More


Ethnography and Theory

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is an analysis of ethnographical and anthropological theories related to Chechnya. Classical notions of ethnography divide the world neatly into the home of the anthropologist and the ... More


The Culture of Hostage-Taking

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter highlights the culture of hostage-taking in Chechnya. The lucrative business of holding hostages for ransom developed among Chechens during the first war, and after the peace agreement, ... More


The Myth and Reality of the “great Victory”

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes postwar Chechen society. Certain aspects of this period are self-evident, including the devastated infrastructure, a thorough economic collapse, a mass exodus from the republic, ... More


Atrocities and the ‘Golden Age’ of Humanitarianism

Alex J. Bellamy

in Massacres and Morality: Mass Atrocities in an Age of Civilian Immunity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199288427
eISBN:
9780191745430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288427.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

It is has become common to read that the end of the Cold War brought with it renewed concern for the protection of people from mass violence. In practice, international responses sometimes proved ... More


The Chechen conflict

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In September 1999, Russian federal forces moved into the Republic of Chechnya, a constituent part of the Russian Federation located in the North-Caucasus region. This military campaign came to be ... More


Grozny 1994–1996

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Emboldened by the recent collapse of the Soviet Union, the Chechen parliament declared its full independence in November 1991. However, the Russian government headed by President Boris Yeltsin ... More


Afghanistan and the ‘Global War on Terror’: A New Basis for Consensus?

Allison Roy

in Russia, the West, and Military Intervention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199590636
eISBN:
9780191756214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590636.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores how far the intervention in Afghanistan in 2001 and the ensuing campaign there forged a new consensus between Russia and Western states over the use of force in an era of ... More


Criminality and war

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the themes of criminality and criminalisation. It first studies the various Chechnya groups from 1996 to early 1998, and then examines the evolving dynamics of Russian law ... More


The Caucasus as Region, Literature as Method

Rebecca Gould

in Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the aestheticization of violence in the vernacular literatures of the Caucasus from the nineteenth century to the ... More


Regulating Rebellion: Miracles, Insurgency, and Daghestani Modernity

Rebecca Gould

in Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter explores literary and historiographic renderings of Daghestani rebellions from 1877 and 1921 across Arabic and Russian sources. It focuses in particular on the Arabic historiography that ... More


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