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Forces for Good: Cosmopolitan Militaries in the Twenty-First Century (New Approaches to Conflict Analysis Series)
     

Forces for Good: Cosmopolitan Militaries in the Twenty-First Century (New Approaches to Conflict Analysis Series)

by Graeme Cheeseman, Lorraine Elliott (Editor)
 

This book explores how governments, militaries and institutions respond to cosmopolitan debates about solidarity and the use of force to defend distant strangers against tyranny and the abuse of human rights. In a series of case studies, the book explores the normative, political and operational consequences for military forces of the proposition that they can and

Overview

This book explores how governments, militaries and institutions respond to cosmopolitan debates about solidarity and the use of force to defend distant strangers against tyranny and the abuse of human rights. In a series of case studies, the book explores the normative, political and operational consequences for military forces of the proposition that they can and perhaps should be used in pursuit of cosmopolitan values and objectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719069369
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
03/02/2005
Series:
New Approaches to Conflict Analysis Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.26(d)

Meet the Author

Lorraine Elliott is Reader in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick and Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University.

Graeme Cheeseman is a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick and a Visiting Fellow in the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales.

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