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Introduction

Dean J. White

in The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter explores what general factors lead countries to intervene in foreign crises; it does not specifically focus on the crisis in Rwanda and instead draws on more general ... More


The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Dean J. White

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book uses a case study of the British response to the Rwandan genocide of 1994 to understand what factors motivate the decision to intervene in humanitarian crises overseas; it is primarily a ... More


The United States and the Greeks, 1821–1869

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 examines American reactions to the 1821 Greek War of Independence and the Cretan Insurrection of 1866-1869. Prompted by American philhellenes, politicians, religious organizations, and ... More


Sovereignty and the Non-European World

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that, while notions of sovereign responsibilities for the protection of populations were to some extent being suppressed by emerging sovereign rights to self-government and ... More


The Rise of Popular Sovereignty

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of popular sovereignty, expressed by theorists such as Locke and Rousseau and by the American and French revolutionaries, and its subsequent endorsement as a ... More


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