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The Politics of Humanitarian Organizations Intervention by Ndubisi Obiaga

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • War relief,
  • Political Science,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political aspects,
  • Africa - Central - Nigeria,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Humanitarian assistance,
  • International relief,
  • Nigeria

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8027501M
ISBN 100761828044
ISBN 109780761828044

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In , the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame hosted first of the Theodore M. Hesburg Lectures on Ethics and Public Polis This timely volume presents Hoffmann's lectures to a wider audience, together with responses made at the conference by Robert Johansen and James P. Sterba, and introductory essay contributed by Raimo Vayrynen, Regan director the Kroc Institute. the two humanitarian organizations and secondary information from articles, books and post-genocide evaluation reports were used to meet dissertation goals. The primary and secondary information gathered illustrates the activities and project initiatives from the selected humanitarian organizations and how they put their principles into action in a. This chapter examines the role of humanitarian intervention in world politics. It considers how we should resolve tensions when valued principles such as order, sovereignty, and self-determination come into conflict with human rights; and how international thought and practice has evolved with respect to humanitarian intervention. The chapter discusses the case for and against humanitarian.   Gary Bass, Princeton University professor and author of Freedom's Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention, talks about the political risks of humanitarian intervention.

Wheeler, Nicholas; Bellamy, Alex, 'Humanitarian Intervention in World Politics', in The Globalization of World Politics: an Introduction to International Relations, eds., John Baylis, Steve Smith. This book offers the first book-length explanation of the UN’s politics of selective humanitarian intervention. Over the past 20 years the United Nations has imposed economic sanctions, deployed peacekeeping operations, and even conducted or authorized military intervention in Somalia, Bosnia, or Libya.   The Ethics and Politics of Humanitarian Intervention, in contrast, may make an excellent companion reader for courses on war, international relations, or ethics. The readable book offers insights into the principal issues confronting the international community in the post-Cold War era. The history of humanitarian intervention has often overlooked Africa. This book brings together perspectives from history, cultural studies, international relations, policy, and non-governmental organizations to analyze the themes, continuities and discontinuities in Western humanitarian engagement with Africa.