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She brings an intelligent and informed skepticism humanitraian 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 The book concludes by asking humaniyarian, 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 human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions. 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.

Series Cambridge studies in international and comparative law ; Your rating has been recorded. 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 Physical description ix, p.

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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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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Reading Humanitarian Intervention usefully teases out the relationship between law and power 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.

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Orford provides critical readings of the narratives that accompanied such interventions and shaped legal justifications for the use of force by the international community. While [the author] has not made future decisions any easier, her book may contribute to making them better Please enter your name. 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.

Table of contents Preface; 1. Cambridge University Press, Orford argues that humanitarian intervention had far more exploitative effects. Theatre of the Rule of Law: Linked Data More info about Linked Data.

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 militarised humanitarianism. 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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