Humanitarian Violence, or A Critique of American Imperialism


Atanasoski, Neda. Humanitarian Violence: The US Deployment of Diversity. University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

Resonating with the staggering number of studies of the “American Empire”, Neda Atanasoski’s book “Humanitarian Violence” is, primarily, a critique of post-Cold War American imperialism. In particular, Atanasoski argues that American imperialism exploits humanitarian ethics for global expansion. Hence, in her view, the U.S. deploys the politics of world supremacy under the guise of a “war for democratic values and freedoms.” Read the full review in Ukrainian.

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