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Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans

Nicholas Morris*

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the success of the two humanitarian interventions in the Balkans – Bosnia in 1995 and Kosovo in 1999 – from the perspective of humanitarian organizations. It argues how, ironically, the ... More


Reaction and Inattention Within the US Government

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As evidenced in US government responses to humanitarian emergencies over the past decade, humanitarian considerations are often not taken into account sufficiently in military and political planning ... More


Achieving Comprehensive and Proactive Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The primary international organization involved with refugees is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which was established in 1950 to protect and assist refugees and supervise ... More


The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Arthur C. Helton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To prevent or mitigate refugee catastrophes, more effective international cooperation is needed in advance of crises. In this connection, new mechanisms are needed to marshal resources to promote the ... More


Forcible Humanitarian Action

Marc Weller

in Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199595303
eISBN:
9780191595769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595303.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the overall impact on international law of forcible humanitarian action relating to Iraq. Iraq, and, to a lesser extent, Liberia and initial action concerning Sierra Leone, were ... More


Conclusion

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter notes that the provisional outcome of independence for Kosovo warrants general conclusions in a number of key areas, notably with regard to the changing perceptions of ... More


Balancing Humanitarian Priorities

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Noting that humanitarian organizations are often on the ground when mass atrocities strike, this chapter examines the dilemmas they confront in trying to balance humanitarian principles with R2P ... More


Justice and Health Inequalities in Humanitarian Crises: Structured Health Vulnerabilities and Natural Disasters1

Ryoa Chung and Matthew R. Hunt

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ways that individuals and communities are affected by humanitarian crises are the result of a matrix of determinants including various forms of inequality. These features create gradients of ... More


Conclusion: Education as Hope

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This concluding chapter reiterates the key points that can be deduced from rest of the chapters in this book. Firstly, is the importance of education to humanitarian action; secondly, is the ... More


The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Sharon Weill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

International law is routinely applied in domestic courts. This can result in situations where the courts are being asked to rule on politically sensitive issues, especially issues which involve ... More


Preserving the peace: mediation, relief work and political activism

Brian Heffernan

in Freedom and the Fifth Commandment: Catholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A majority of the clergy simply tried to avoid becoming involved in the conflict at all. This was an unremarkable course of action in areas of the country where violence was rare. But even in violent ... More


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