Humanitarian Intervention after Kosovo: Iraq, Darfur and the Record of Global Civil Society

Humanitarian Intervention after Kosovo: Iraq, Darfur and the Record of Global Civil Society

by A. Hehir
     
 

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When should the international community intervene to prevent suffering within sovereign states? This book argues that since Kosovo, the normative thesis has failed to influence international politics, as evidenced by events in Iraq and Darfur. This critique rejects realism and offers a new perspective on this important issue.

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When should the international community intervene to prevent suffering within sovereign states? This book argues that since Kosovo, the normative thesis has failed to influence international politics, as evidenced by events in Iraq and Darfur. This critique rejects realism and offers a new perspective on this important issue.

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'...an interesting and insightful text...' - Political Studies Review

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ISBN-13:
9780230542211
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/09/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

AIDAN HEHIR is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK. Previously he worked at the University of Limerick and the University of Sheffield. He has published in a number of academic journals.

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