ANNE ORFORD READING HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION PDF

Anne Orford, Reading Humanitarian Intervention. Human Rights and the Use of Force in International Law. Cambridge University Press. Humanitarian intervention, despite its claims to moral credibility, makes international ther Afghanistan or Iraq, Anne Orford’s Reading Humanitarian Interven-. Reading Humanitarian Intervention: Human Rights and the Use of Force in International Law by Anne Orford. Dino Kritsiotis. University of.

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Anne Orford challenges conventional wisdom in a provocative and persuasive manner. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Contents 2 Misreading the texts of international law. Selected pages Title Page. Through a close reading of legal texts and institutional practice, she argues that a far more circumscribed, exploitative and conservative interpretation of the ends of intervention was adopted during this period. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Cancel Forgot your password? Anne Orford challenges conventional wisdom in a provocative and persuasive manner.

The book concludes by asking what, if anything, has been lost in the move from the era of humanitarian intervention to an international relations dominated by wars on terror. During the s, humanitarian intervention seemed to promise a world in which democracy, self-determination and human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Cambridge ; New York: The book draws on a wide range of sources, including critical legal theory, feminist and postcolonial theory, psychoanalytic theory and critical geography, to develop ways of reading directed at thinking through the cultural and economic effects of militarized humanitarianism.

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Misreading the texts of international law; 3. Through a close reading of legal texts and institutional practice, she argues that a far more circumscribed, exploitative and conservative interpretation of the ends of intervention was adopted during this period. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Orford provides critical readings of the narratives that accompanied such interventions and shaped legal justifications for the use of force by the international community.

Reading Humanitarian Intervention

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It deserves the widest possible reading, and is a fine complement to the more conventional book[s]. Imprint Cambridge ; New York: Anne Orford Find more information about: Table of contents Preface; 1.

Human Rights and the Use of Force in The name field is required. The book draws on a wide range of sources, including critical legal theory, feminist and postcolonial theory, psychoanalytic theory and critical geography, to develop ways of reading directed at thinking through intervenhion cultural and economic effects of militarized humanitarianism.

Account Options Sign in. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Anne Orford challenges conventional wisdom in a provocative and persuasive manner. The book draws on a wide range of sources, including critical readig theory, feminist and postcolonial theory, psychoanalytic theory and critical geography, to develop ways of reading directed at thinking through the cultural and economic effects of militarized humanitarianism.

During the s, humanitarian intervention imtervention to promise a world in which human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions.

Dreams of human rights; Bibliography; Index. Orford provides critical readings of the narratives that accompanied such interventions and shaped legal justifications for the use of force by the international community.

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The book draws on a wide range of sources, including critical legal theory, feminist and postcolonial theory, psychoanalytic theory and abne geography, to develop ways of reading directed at thinking through the cultural and economic effects of militarized humanitarianism.

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The E-mail message field is required. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Other editions – View all Reading Humanitarian Intervention: She brings an intelligent and informed skepticism to claims by governments and international institutions that their use of force in the pursuit of humane ends is beneficial for the peoples that are supposedly being protected from adversity Description During the s, humanitarian intervention seemed to promise a world in which democracy, self-determination and human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions.

During the s, humanitarian intervention seemed to promise a world in which democracy, self-determination and human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions.

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