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Humanitarian intervention and the moral dimension of violence

Jannika Brostrom

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the use of morality in cases of violence justified as humanitarian intervention. It argues that rather than this being reflective of normative shifts in world politics brought ... More


Rethinking Humanitarian-Military Interventions: Violence and Modernity in an Age of Globalisation

Damian Grenfell

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter One Damian Grenfell argues that interventions are bound up with exogenous assertions of power that aim to reconfigure local populations not just in terms of a ‘liberal peace’, but also the ... More


The Evolution of Economic Interventions and the Violence of International Accountability over the longue durée

Bronwen Everill

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter Three: Economic Interventions and the Violence of International Accountability, by Bronwen Everill, explores the different uses of economic interventions and their interlocking relationship ... More


Transforming the Discourse of Civil-Military Interaction in Humanitarian Environments

Vandra Harris

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In offering insight to the limits and considerations needed when undertaking an intervention, Vandra Harris in Chapter Twelve: Who is the Force Multiplier? Transient Military Insertion and Enduring ... More


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


Interventions and the Limits of the Responsibility to Protect: Regional Organisations and the Global South

Joseph Hongoh

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter Eight, Sovereignty versus Responsibility to Protect, Joseph Hongoh argues that the struggle in navigating the tension surrounding sovereignty as responsibility to protect actually obscures ... 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


The responsible bystander?

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/9780719095238.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This conclusion chapter divides into four sections. It begins with a brief review of how Britain’s relationship with Rwanda has changed since 1994 and how the Rwandan crisis has affected Britain’s ... More


Exceptions That Override

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines four instances in which—and develops the relevant standards for which—the nonintervention norm should be overriden for the sake of national security or humanitarian protection. ... More


Punitive Intervention: Enforcing Justice or Generating Conflict?

Anthony F. Lang

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Humanitarian intervention has recently become widely accepted as a form of justifiable war, supplementing “self-defence” as a potential just cause. In addition to justifications based on the ... More


Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

C. A. J. Coady, Ned Dobos, and Sagar Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An enduring concern about armed humanitarian intervention, and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances, is that such interventions are liable to be ... More


Introduction

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/9781469625393.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction establishes the theoretical and historical context for Sacred Interests. It explores how European enlightenment theories and nineteenth-century religious, intellectual, and political ... More


The United States and the Armenian Massacres, 1894–1896

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/9781469625393.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 7 returns to the Eastern Question by focusing on the American response to the Armenian Massacres of 1894–1896, and how Americans once again made recourse to religious belief to explain ... More


Libya, the “Responsibility to Protect,” and the New Moral Minimum

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines the legal and doctrinal sources of the responsibility to protect people from war crimes, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. It explores its practice, most ... 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


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


Justifying violence: Communicative ethics and the use of force in Kosovo

Naomi Head

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083075
eISBN:
9781781706091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When is the use of force for humanitarian purposes legitimate± The book examines this question through one of the most controversial examples of humanitarian intervention in the post-Cold War period: ... 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


Sovereignty and Preventive War in the Twenty-First Century: A Retrospective on Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War

Thomas M. Nichols

in Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857531
eISBN:
9781479880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857531.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Nearly a decade ago, I wrote a book called Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War. In it, I argued that the end of the Cold War meant the collapse as well as any pretense of respect for ... More


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