The Responsibility to Protect: The Promise of Stopping Mass Atrocities in Our Time

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  • ISBN-13: 9780199797769
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Finders vii

About the Editors ix

Contributors xi

Preface Jared Genser Irwin Cotter xix

Abbreviations xxi

Introduction Vaclav Havel Desmond M. Tutu xxv

Part 1 The Development of the Responsibility to Protect

1 RtoP and the Evolution of State Sovereignty Lloyd Axworthy 3

2 Adoption of the Responsibility to Protect William W. Burke-White 17

3 Defining the Crimes Tarun Chhabra Jeremy B. Zucker 37

4 Challenges and Controversies Nicole Better 62

5 From Promise to Practice: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect Edward C. Luck 85

Part 2 Regional Perspectives

6 Africa Ademola Abass 109

7 Asia and the Pacific Noel M. Morada 136

8 Europe and North America Mark V. Vlasic 159

9 Latin America and the Caribbean Gilberto Marcos Antonio Rodrigues 182

10 Middle East Mohamed S. Helal 201

Part 3 Case Studies

11 Darfur, Sudan, Andrew S. Natsios and Zachary Scott 235

12 Burma (Myanmar), Paulo Sirgio Pinheiro and Meghan Barron 235

13 Kenya, Meredith Preston-McGhie and Serena Sharma 279

14 Sri Lanka Damien Kingsbury 298

15 Democratic Republic of Congo Delphine Schrank 316

16 Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kjell Magne Bondevik Kristen Abrams 346

Part 4 The Future of the Responsibility to Protect

Lessons and Challenges Gareth Evans 375

Index 393

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