Reading Humanitarian Intervention
Human Rights and the Use of Force in International Law
By (author) Anne Orford
Normal Price: $84.95
Your Price: $76.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.82 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Reading Humanitarian Intervention by Anne Orford
Book DescriptionDuring the 1990s, humanitarian intervention seemed to promise a world in which democracy, self-determination and human rights would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions. Orford provides critical readings of the narratives that accompanied such interventions and shaped legal justifications for the use of force by the international community. 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. 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. 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.
Buy Reading Humanitarian Intervention book by Anne Orford from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521047661
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anne Orford
Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law, Hardback (June 2016)
This Oxford Handbook explores key questions and debates in international legal theory, offering new intellectual histories for the discipline, and providing fresh interpretations of significant historical figures, texts, and theoretical approaches.
International Authority and the Responsibility to Protect, Paperback (January 2011)
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection.
International Law and Its Others, Paperback (December 2009)
A rich array of responses to the question of what it means to speak and write about international law today.
Reading Humanitarian Intervention, Hardback (June 2003)» View all books by Anne Orford
Uses legal, feminist and postcolonial, and psychoanalytic theory to consider the cultural and economic effects of militarized humanitarianism.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Reading Humanitarian Intervention book by Anne Orford and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Anne Orford
Anne Orford is Senior Lecturer in the Law School at the University of Melbourne.
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.