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Book review: Rwanda and the moral obligation of humanitarian intervention

Van Milders, Lucas (2013) Book review: Rwanda and the moral obligation of humanitarian intervention. LSE Review of Books (17 Jul 2013). Website.

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Abstract

"Rwanda and The Moral Obligation of Humanitarian Intervention." Joshua James Kassner. Edinburgh University Press. November 2012.--- The 1994 Rwandan Genocide that took the lives of approximately 800,000 men, women and children is etched into our memories as one of the most acute failures of intervening in human rights violations. In Rwanda and The Moral Obligation of Humanitarian intervention, Joshua James Kassner contends that the international community had a moral obligation to intervene and therefore unrolls a convincing argument for a significant reform of the normative framework governing international relations. This argument bears unquestionable urgency but regrettably fails to move beyond the oft-debated Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework. Reviewed by Lucas Van Milders.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:41
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54145

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