Browsing International Politics by Author "Wheeler, Nicholas"

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Browsing International Politics by Author "Wheeler, Nicholas"

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  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2003)
    This article considers whether the Bush Doctrine seeks to establish a new rule for the preventitive use of force against states and terrorist groups armed with weapons of mass destruction. Alternatively, does the Doctrine ...
  • McInnes, Colin; Wheeler, Nicholas (Routledge, 2002-02-01)
    Military intervention has emerged as one of the greatest challenges facing the West. This book explores how the West has reacted to this challenge. In particular it examines the question of how military power has and might ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2002)
    This article examines what moral theories are available to justify the harming of the innocent in war. Focusing on US conduct of the war against the Taliban and al-Qaeda, the article examines how far the US is responsible ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Georgetown University Press, 2004)
    What obligations do nations have to protect citizens of other nations? As responsibility to our fellow human beings and to the stability of civilization over many years has ripened fully into a concept of a 'just war,' it ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    Non-intervention is commonly understood as the norm in international society, but should military intervention be permissible when governments massively violate the human rights of their citizens, are unable to prevent ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Oxford University Press, 2003)
    This edited book investigates the controversial place of humanitarian intervention in the theory and practice of International Relations. Although the subject has gained greater prominence, it continues to have an uneasy ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Cambridge University Press, 2004-04)
    Politics and law appear deeply entwined in contemporary international relations. Yet existing perspectives struggle to understand the complex interplay between these aspects of international life. In this path-breaking ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas; Coicaud, Jean-Marc (United Nations University Press, 2008-12-21)
    This book has its origin in the intellectual and political climate of the 1990s, in the geopolitical and normative changes that followed the end of the Cold War.1 During this period, humanitarian interventions in particular ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt, 2008)
    This report focuses on the question of where authority should be located for the use of force. This question has been a matter of considerable controversy since NATO unilaterally employed force to protect the Kosovars in ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (NUPI, 2008)
    This report focuses on the question of where authority should be located for the use of force. This question has been a matter of considerable controversy since NATO unilaterally employed force to protect the Kosovars in ...
  • Booth, Ken; Wheeler, Nicholas (Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2008)
    The concept of the security dilemma engages with the existential uncertainty that lies in all human relations, and especially those taking place in the arena of international politics. The chapter argues that the security ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (Oxford University Press, 2000)
    Argues that there has been a change of norm in relation to the legitimacy of humanitarian intervention in the 1990s. It shows how humanitarian justifications for the use of force lacked legitimacy in Cold War international ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2007)
    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is at the heart of the world's collective security system. It is upon this body that rests 'primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security' (UN ...
  • Booth, Ken; Wheeler, Nicholas (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007-11)
    This provides the first comprehensive analysis of the concept of the 'security dilemma'. By exploring the theory and practice of the security dilemma through the prisms of fear, cooperation and trust, it considers whether ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas; Egerton, Frazer (2009-02)
    Within a very short space of time the 'Responsibility to Protect' has moved from a concept developed by a small international commission to a crucial concept in world politics. As an effort to balance considerations of ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2008-12)
    It is well known in the literature on security dilemma theorising that John Herz coined the concept in the early 1950s with Herbert Butterfield developing a very similar concept at the same time. What is less well appreciated ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2005)
    Amidst the general disappointment that accompanied last month’s world summit, there were several important rays of hope. One of these, and perhaps in the longer-term the most important, was the General Assembly’s (GA) ...
  • Wheeler, Nicholas (2005)
    This article develops a critical conception of security by showing the limits of traditional realist and pluralist discourses. It does this by exploring the deficiencies of realist and pluralist approaches when it comes ...

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