The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention

The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention

Book - 2016
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"There is a veritable cottage industry of books on humanitarian intervention (the use of military force to stop atrocities) and the vast majority favors the project. The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention challenges this consensus by pointing up the strategic, legal, and ethical problems associated with it. The book also disputes the claim that humanitarian intervention, particularly as manifested in the doctrine of "The Responsibility to Protect," has become a universal norm that offers a comprehensive and effective solution to mass killing"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780199384877 (hardback)
0199384878 (hardback)
Branch Call Number: 341.584 MEN
Characteristics: xii, 235 pages ; 23 cm


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