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The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

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:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Definitions and characteristics

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book uses the term ‘economic reconstruction’ in a broad sense to include not only rehabilitation of basic services and rebuilding of physical and human infrastructure, but also the stabilization ... More


Preventive Diplomacy in Post–Cold War Europe

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines cases of preventive diplomacy in the postcommunist period. At the end of the Cold War, ethnic conflicts threatened to break out in Yugoslavia, Moldova, Romania, the Baltic ... More


Preventive Diplomacy in Interwar Europe

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores cases of preventive diplomacy under the League of Nations regime, comparing four of the most troubled minority conflicts undertaken by the League's Minorities Protection ... More


The World Court and Peaceful Settlement of Oceans Disputes

Barbara Kwiatkowska

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

For more than 80 years, the World Court — the Permanent Court of International Justice and its successor, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) — has contributed to the development of the law of ... More


Great Powers and Cooperative Conflict Management

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter draws on the implications of this book's analysis to suggest ways for designing more effective regional security regimes both inside Europe and beyond. To establish effective ... More


Department of Political Affairs

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the role of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) in the Rwanda genocide. It situates DPA within the Secretariat of the early 1990s, explains the importance given to it by ... More


Complicating the Moral Case of Responsibility to Protect: Kosovo and Libya

Stephen Zunes

in Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the military interventions in Kosovo and Libya (often advanced as successful humanitarian interventions), and argues that they did more harm than good. They escalated the level ... More


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