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The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention

by Francis Abiew

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International humanitarian law,
  • Science,
  • Law,
  • International Cooperation,
  • International Organizations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • General,
  • International,
  • Law / International,
  • Humanitarian intervention,
  • World politics,
  • 1989-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9098774M
    ISBN 109041111603
    ISBN 109789041111609

    Customary law: This approach involves reviewing the evolution of customary law for a legal justification of non-authorized humanitarian intervention in rare cases. This approach asks whether an emerging norm of customary law can be identified under which humanitarian intervention can be understood not only as ethically and politically justified but also as legal . Humanitarian intervention and the R2P both agree on the fact that sovereignty is not absolute. However, the R2P doctrine shifts away from state-centered motivations to the interests of victims by focusing not on the right of states to intervene but on a .

    9 See B. Parekh, ‘Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention’, International Political Science Review, Vol. 18, No.1 (), pp. 50–1; F.K. Abiew, The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, ), pp. 33–4; T. Nardin, ‘The Moral Basis for Humanitarian Interven-. This book provides a chronological account of the evolution of the discussion and uncovers the fictional narrative provided by international lawyers to support their conclusions on the subject, from justifications and arguments for \"humanitarian intervention\", the misrepresentation of Great Power involvement in the Greek War of Independence.

      In this chapter from Beyond Preemption, Susan Rice and Andrew Loomis write that failure to respond to current humanitarian disasters . The American Journal of International Law, 99, ; Foccareli, ‘The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine and Humanitarian Intervention: Too Many Ambiguities for a Working Doctrine’ () 13 Journal of Conflict & Security Law 9 UNGA ‘Report of the Secretary-General Implementing the Responsibility to Protect 63/’ () UN.


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The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention by Francis Abiew Download PDF EPUB FB2

It defends the emergence of a right of humanitarian intervention and argues that state sovereignty is not incompatible with humanitarian intervention. After a thorough review of historical precedents, the book concludes by assessing contemporary developments in terms of sources of support for intervention on humanitarian : Hardcover.

It defends the emergence of a right of humanitarian intervention and argues that state sovereignty is not incompatible with humanitarian intervention. After a thorough review of historical precedents, the book concludes by assessing contemporary developments in terms of sources of support for intervention on humanitarian grounds.

The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention Author: Francis Kofi Abiew The topic of humanitarian intervention has become increasingly significant since the end of the Cold by:   ABIEW, The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention, Kluwer Law International, The Hague: George P.

Politakis. Francis Kofi Abiew is the author of The Evolution of the Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, publi /5(3). The author argues that, even though the postwar international order was designed to glorify the principles of sovereign equality and non-intervention, modern practice demonstrates an increasing internationalization of human rights issues calling for a reconsideration of traditional assumptions underlying the non-intervention principle.

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Humanitarian Intervention after the End of the Cold War The practice of humanitarian intervention in the post- Cold War era has changed very much. The international community witnessed the proliferation of intra-state conflicts in such places as the former Yugoslavia, Somalia, Liberia, Rwanda and Afghanistan Size: KB.

2 Historical evolution of state sovereignty and the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention 23 a. State Sovereignty 23 b. Humanitarian Intervention 30 c. State Practice in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 44 THE RIGHT OF HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IN THE POST-CHARTER ERA () 61 1 Introduction 61 2 Evolving.

'A masterpiece of intellectual history. In his provocative and insightful reconstruction of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention, Mark Swatek-Evenstein transcends boldly and elegantly the boundaries between law, history and politics, and examines the narrative foundations of one of the most controversial issues in international : Mark Swatek-Evenstein.

After a thorough review of historical precedents, the book concludes by assessing contemporary developments in terms of sources of support for intervention on humanitarian grounds. Full contents: 1. The Traditional Doctrine and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention; 2.

The Right of Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Charter Era () 3. The evolution of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention. [Francis Kofi Abiew] -- "This book defends the emergence of a right of humanitarian intervention, and argues that state sovereignty is not incompatible with humanitarian intervention.

The motives for humanitarian intervention are morally and legally intolerable, acting as a force of liberal imperialism. Furthermore, history illustrates that humanitarian intervention is a part of a wider process employed by power states as a strategy to.

On the one hand, humanitarian intervention is commonly acknowledged to be an action of ‘last resort’ taken by a state or a group of states to alleviate or end gross violations of human rights on behalf of the citizens or ethnic minorities of the target state, through the use of military force.

The ICRC’s position on “humanitarian intervention” “humanitarian intervention”. One possible definition runs as follows: “the theory of intervention on the ground of humanity () recognizes the right of one State to exercise international control over the acts of another in regard to its internal sovereignty when contrary to the laws.

By my own count, there are at least 30 pages of the report dedicated specifically to the question of military intervention. The point remains, however, that humanitarian intervention receives considerably more attention in the report than prevention, rebuilding, or any other aspect of the responsibility to Size: KB.

Analysing the evolution of the doctrine and practice of humanitarian intervention, this paper tries to find the solution of this issue. Structure of the study In order to reach a conclusion, Chapter 2 discusses the concepts of sovereignty and humanitarian intervention, their definitions, purposes and limits, historical evolution and.

the Obama Doctrine, and Humanitarian Intervention after Libya Simon Chesterman H umanitarian intervention has always been more popular in theory than in practice. In the face of unspeakable acts, the desire to do something, anything, is understandable. States have tended to be reluctant to act. Drawing on over two decades of research, Thomas G.

Weiss aims to provide a persuasive introduction to the theory and practice of humanitarian intervention in the modern examines the normative evolution of what is increasingly known as the “responsibility to protect” in the context of the global war on terror, UN debates, and such international actions as Libya.

The Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect: From the ICISS to the World Summit Author. Nicolaas A. Smit (Author) Year Pages 58 Catalog Number V File size KB Language English Tags Security Humanitarian Intervention Safety Military Intervention Responsibility to Protect Quote paper.

Nicolaas A. Smit (Author). Sovereignty is therefore a defence of a way of life, and admission that ‘states have the authority to make and enforce rules within a particular territory, therefore limiting the reach of foreign laws or external authorities’.

[vi] Intervention, even for human protection purposes.Ten new essays critique the practice armed humanitarian intervention, and the 'Responsibility to Protect' doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances.

The contributors investigate the causes and consequences, as well as the uses .