Humanitarian Intervention and the Modern State System

Oxford Handbook of Ethics and War, Forthcoming

21 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last revised: 22 Oct 2017

Patrick Emerton

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Toby Handfield

Monash University

Date Written: December 23, 2014

Abstract

This paper proposes an account of the ethics of permissible humanitarian intervention, grounded in the state-based institutional order of the modern world.

Keywords: Humanitarian intervention, ethics, warfare, nation-state, state system, peacekeeping

Suggested Citation

Emerton, Patrick and Handfield, Toby, Humanitarian Intervention and the Modern State System (December 23, 2014). Oxford Handbook of Ethics and War, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2595444

Patrick Emerton (Contact Author)

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

Toby Handfield

Monash University ( email )

3800
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://tobyhandfield.com

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