From the Publisher
"In Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action, Tom Weissagain demonstrates his unique talent for bringing conceptualclarity and rigorous analysis to pressing and messy real-worlddilemmas. Protecting endangered people abroad raises thorny issues- politically, practically, and ethically. In this engaging book,Weiss offers a conceptual guide to understanding these dilemmas,and his application of these concepts to contemporary humanitarianemergencies will be useful to both scholars and practitionersalike. This is an essential book for anyone interested inhumanitarian action."
Martha Finnemore, George Washington University
"Few observers have written more, or more persuasively, thanProfessor Weiss, and this is his best work to date. A sensible,thorough and realistic treatment."
Fernando R. Tesóon, Florida State University College ofLaw