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Is there a duty of humanitarian intervention?

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an empirical study with moral implications
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Large-scale humanitarian crises in foreign countries raise the question of whether or not other countries have a duty to alleviate that suffering. In extreme cases, humanitarian intervention, that is: military intervention for the purpose of alleviating human suffering, is sometimes advocated as the morally required course of action. This thesis suggests that while the international community has a general moral responsibility to prevent and ameliorate humanitarian crises there is no simp...

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Magdalen College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Department of Politics and International Relations
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Publication date:
2001
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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604788443
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