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The Humanitarian Responsibilities of Sovereignty: Explaining the Development of a New Norm of Military Intervention for Humanitarian Purposes in International Society

Nicholas J. Wheeler

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that we are witnessing the development of a new norm of military intervention for humanitarian purposes in contemporary international society. Since the end of the Cold War, the United Nations ... More


Host Territories—States and State Territories

Ralph Wilde

in International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199274321
eISBN:
9780191706486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274321.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This is the first of two chapters establishing the legal status of those territories where ITA projects have occurred, focusing on territories that were states or formed part of state territories for ... More


UNHCR’s Rise as a Global Security Actor

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses UNHCR’s lead humanitarian agency role in northern Iraq in 1991, when hundreds of thousands of Kurdish refugees were stranded in inhospitable mountain regions after being ... More


Voluntary Repatriation after 1992: Continuing Crises

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter detailing the history of repatriation argues that during the 1990s – declared the “decade of repatriation” – the international community increasingly fixated on securing refugees’ ... More


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