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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Human rights,
  • International humanitarian law,
  • International relations,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Law / Human Rights

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJ. L. Holzgrefe (Editor), Robert O. Keohane (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7744749M
ISBN 10052152928X
ISBN 109780521529280

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  Humanitarian intervention — Armed attack — Armed conflict — Conduct of hostilities — Civil and political rights — Gross violations. Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum. Go to full text on: Oxford Law Citator. Get this from a library! Humanitarian intervention and the United Nations.. [Richard B Lillich; Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute.; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.;] -- Proceedings of a conference sponsored by Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, held in Charlottesville on March , Book Description. Past, ongoing, and impending humanitarian crises—including those in Rwanda, Kosovo, Darfur, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria—mean that dizzyingly difficult questions around the ethics and politics of humanitarian intervention (and the so-called ‘Responsibility to Protect’) have, alas, never been more topical. Aidan Hehir (A. [email protected] ac. uk) is a reader in international relations at the University of research interests include humanitarian intervention, state building in Kosovo, and the laws governing the use of force. He is the author/editor of ten books, the most recent being The Responsibility to Protect and Hollow Norms (Palgrave Macmillan, ).Author: Aidan Hehir.