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Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Jennifer M. Welsh (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of humanitarian intervention has generated one of the most heated debates in international relations over the past decade, for both theorists and practitioners. At its heart is the alleged ... More


Taking Consequences Seriously: Objections to Humanitarian Intervention

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Outlines and evaluates the political, legal, and ethical objections to humanitarian intervention. In so doing, it questions not only whether the doctrine of ‘sovereignty as responsibility’ has taken ... More


International Intervention in East Timor

Ian Martin*

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the unique case of East Timor and its implications for the future of international intervention. Although Indonesia’s claim of sovereignty over East Timor was not recognized by ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Lessons from Africa

James Mayall

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the end of the Cold War, many in the West viewed Africa as a testing ground for the solidarist argument that sovereignty was no longer an absolute principle and that the international community ... More


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


Introduction

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the unresolved questions about the Kosovo conflict that motivated the establishment of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo. Among others, the questions include the role of the ... More


Why Refugees Matter

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:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While frequently neglected as an important aspect of globalization, refugees matter in a variety of ways to states, host communities, and individuals. The end of the cold war changed responses to ... More


Humanitarian Intervention

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that military intervention to support the goals of global justice can be defensible in the extreme cases in which people's abilities to meet their most basic needs and protect ... More


Engendering International Intervention

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter sets forth existing methods of international intervention in order to better identify points at which post-conflict intervention can operate to unpack and recalibrate gender roles and ... More


International Recognition of the (Former) Yugoslav Republics

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses international intervention in Yugoslavia in the 1990s. The most important types of foreign intervention in the case of Yugoslavia have been recognition of independence, ... More


Intervention in a ‘Divided World’: Axes of Legitimacy

Nathaniel Berman

in Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552719
eISBN:
9780191721090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552719.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the legitimacy of international intervention in local conflicts. It argues for the rejection of the quest for an international community that would finally have achieved status ... More


A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Ana S. Trbovich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides a detailed analysis of Yugoslavia's disintegration and the region's subsequent integration into the European Union within the wider context of the development of the right to ... More


Kenya

Meredith Preston-McGhie and Serena Sharma

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In late December 2007 and the early days of January 2008, eruptions of violence around Kenya brought the world's attention firmly on the disputed presidential election, held on December 27, 2007. ... More


Human Rights, Sovereignty, and the Responsibility to Protect

Cristina Lafont

in Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181518
eISBN:
9780231543620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181518.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 2005 the General Assembly unanimously endorsed the Responsibility-to-Protect doctrine. This led to heated debates that suggest that principled commitments to human rights and sovereignty are on a ... More


A Framework for Comparison

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter establishes a comparative framework for evaluating possible explanations for the striking discrepancy in conflict intensity between Ulster and Upper Silesia. It surveys the historical ... More


Of Jus Post Bellum and Lex Pacificatoria: What’s in a Name?

Christine Bell

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses whether a jus post bellum regime operating across different types of conflict is possible and desirable, and if not, how we should best situate and respond to contemporary ... More


Building Effective Bureaucracies and Promoting Democracy in Kosovo

Elton Skendaj

in Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452949
eISBN:
9780801470189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452949.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the role of international interventions in building state bureaucracies and democracy. The crucial factor that linked international insulation to bureaucratic effectiveness was ... More


Introduction: Intervention Encounters In a New World Order

Andrew C. Gilbert

in International Intervention and the Problem of Legitimacy: Encounters in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750267
eISBN:
9781501750281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750267.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of international intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Years of international intervention had significantly shaped postwar politics in Bosnia and ... More


Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and Morten Bøås (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Using insights from those with first-hand experience of conducting research in areas of international intervention and conflict across the world, this book provides essential practical guidance, ... More


Market Factors and PMSCs’ Effectiveness in Conflict Termination: An Empirical Analysis

Seden Akcinaroglu and Elizabeth Radziszewski

in Private Militaries and the Security Industry in Civil Wars: Competition and Market Accountability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197520802
eISBN:
9780197520833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520802.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter presents the results of empirical analysis of local and global competition’s impact on PMSCs’ performance in civil wars from 1990 to 2008. Findings suggest that both market mechanisms ... More


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