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Contemporary States of Emergency: The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions
From natural disaster areas to zones of political conflict around the world, a new logic of intervention combines military action and humanitarian aid, conflates moral imperatives and political arguments, and confuses the concepts of legitimacy and legality. The mandate to protect human lives -- however and wherever endangered -- has given rise to a new form of ...more
Hardcover, 403 pages
Published May 31st 2010 by Zone Books (NY)
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