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INTRODUCTION 6 CHAPTER I SOVEREIGNTY AS DISCOURSE 20 From reality to discourse 21 Receptions 29 Three works on sovereignty 33 Walker and Bartelson, Deconstructing a discipline, deconstructing its core concepts 34 From deconstruction to construction 43 Sovereignty/intervention 50 From contingency in time to contingency in time and space 57 CHAPTER II ANALYTICAL STRATEGIES 60 From positivist methodology to analytical strategy 60 Case selection and comparison 64 Diachronic strategy 72 Synchronic strategy 83 Reading-strategies and text selection 92 CHAPTER III FROM OBJECT OF OBSERVATION TO OBJECT OF INTERVENTION 101 The constitution and reproduction of an object of observation 103 Bringing transparency 104 Entering Violence: moving from object of observation to object of problematisation 116 The stabilization of an international problem 119 From national to international: Drawing a line in water 120 Ethnic cleansing or ethnic war? 125 The incommensurability of dialogue and ethnic cleansing, strikes and ethnic war 131 On the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe? A short deviation 137 Legitimizing Humanitarian Intervention 143 The end of a humanitarian catastrophe and the beginning of war 147 Enforced negotiations: The constitution of responsibility 151 A short Conclusion: the constitution of an object of intervention 155 CHAPTER IV SOVEREIGNTY AND INTERVENTION 158 Speaking from the inside: This is not an intervention 159 How sovereignty was violated by Milosevic 160 A battle over truth 165 The constitution of a Yugoslavian community 173 The conditions of a Yugoslavian community 182 Sovereignty from inside, a summary 187 Speaking from the outside: This is an intervention, but?. 188 How NATO violated the sovereignty of FRY 188 The constitution of an international community 196 The conditions of the international community 200 A preliminary conclusion 203 CHAPTER V FROM OBJECT OF CONCERN TO OBJECT OF NON- INTERVENTION 206 Algeria as an object of concern: from democracy to Islamic terrorism 208 The democratic dilemma: a move towards or away from democracy? 209 The Islamic threat: a dangerous cocktail of terrorism and fundamentalism 215 Between domestic and foreign, Algeria and France 223 Tensions and contradictions: insolvable dichotomies and hopeless alternatives 228 On the verge of civil war 236 The emergence of a third front and the dissolution of a dichotomy 237 A step towards democracy and peace? 244 The emergence of an international problem 247 The Problem: ?Who Kills?? Silence and truth 249 This is our responsibility: This is us? 255 A short Conclusion: the constitution of an object of non-intervention 261 CHAPTER VI SOVEREIGNTY AND NON-INTERVENTION 264 We cannot intervene: Producing violation and non-violation 266 An indefinite boundary 267 From intervention to help 271 The constitution of an Algerian community 280 Conditions of possibility 288 A preliminary conclusion 293 CHAPTER VII CONTRASTING CONSTITUTIONS 295 Diachronic comparison: Murky conflict and lucid genocide 296 Synchronic comparison: Sovereignties 308 CHAPTER VIII SOVEREIGNTY INTERVENED 321 Bibliography 336
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sovereignty -- Case studies.
Intervention (International law) -- Case studies.
Kosovo (Serbia) -- History -- 1980-.
Kosovo (Serbia) -- Politics and government -- 1980-.
Algeria -- History -- 1990-.
Algeria -- Politics and government -- 1990-.