Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary Conflict
Normal Price: $42.95
Your Price: $38.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary Conflict by Oliver Ramsbotham
Book DescriptionThis timely book is a wide-ranging assessment of the international response to devastating contemporary conflicts, such as those in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda. As such, it is the first comprehensive account and examination of humanitarian intervention in the post-cold war period. After a thorough survey of the traditional debates, the authors concentrate on an analysis of contemporary conflict, using illustrations from a range of post-cold war examples. Various options, including non-intervention, peacekeeping, and forcible humanitarian intervention, are illustrated and discussed, with profiles of the most destructive contemporary conflicts and the responses to them by the international community. The roles of governments, UN agencies, the Red Cross and non-governmental organizations are carefully examined. From this material, the authors argue for a reconceptualization of humanitarian intervention and develop principles which, they argue, should govern all of its uses. The book ends with detailed accounts of Bosnia and Somalia. In broadening and updating the theory of humanitarian intervention, this book balances clear explanation with detailed examples. It contains recommended further reading, diagrams and tables, and a full bibliography of references, making it an ideal introduction for students of international relations, international conflict and conflict resolution.
Buy Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary Conflict book by Oliver Ramsbotham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780745615110
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 12-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Oliver Ramsbotham
When Conflict Resolution Fails, Paperback (October 2016)
Bringing warring parties to the negotiating table is the aim of any peace process.
Contemporary Conflict Resolution, Paperback (February 2016)
Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda.
Contemporary Conflict Resolution Reader, Hardback (January 2015)
Armed conflict may appear to be in long term decline, but the intractability and destructiveness of contemporary conflicts make conflict resolution as urgent and necessary as ever.
Transforming Violent Conflict, Hardback (January 2010)» View all books by Oliver Ramsbotham
Investigates intractable conflicts and their main verbal manifestation - radical disagreement. This book explores what can be done when conflict resolution fails.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Humanitarian Intervention in Contemporary Conflict book by Oliver Ramsbotham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.