xiv, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780415561686 hardcover 041556168X hardcover 9780203861677 ebook 0203861671 ebook
Contemporary security studies.
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Legitimacy in international relations Some methodological points An initial note on the cases Setting the context : intervention and norms in international society 1945-1990 1990-2001 2001 onwards Intervention norms and international society The Gulf War Background to the war President Bush's justifications for intervention UNSC The move to war The practice of intervention Post-war rebellion and safe-havens Conclusion: Old or new norms advanced? The Kosovo intervention Background and UNSC President Clinton's justifications for intervention The practice of intervention A humanitarian shift in international society? The intervention in Afghanistan Background to the intervention President Bush's justifications for the intervention UNSC The practice of intervention The Iraq War President Bush's justifications for the intervention UNSC The practice of intervention Revisiting the cases Justifications across the cases : a core legitimating norm? Practice across cases : standard practice? A shifting international society?