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The Responsibility to Protect: Perspectives on the Concept's Meaning, Proper Application and Value / Edition 1

The Responsibility to Protect: Perspectives on the Concept's Meaning, Proper Application and Value / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781138690066
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 1,225,885
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sonja Grover is Professor in the Lakehead University Faculty of Education and its affiliated Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada, and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Human Rights. She has published extensively in the area of international law and human rights law with 8 books and 67 peer-reviewed journal articles in this field, as well as two book chapters, two guest edited special issues of the International Journal of Human Rights and numerous conference presentations. She has a special interest in children’s fundamental human rights under international law.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Enforcing the responsibility to protect through solidarity measures 3. A critical reflection on the conceptual and practical limitations of the responsibility to protect 4. Redefining the responsibility to protect concept as a response to international crimes 5. R2P, Global Governance, and the Syrian refugee crisis 6. The responsibility to engage: cosmopolitan civic engagement and the spread of the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine 7. ‘To prevent future Kosovos and future Rwandas.’ A critical constructivist view of the Responsibility to Protect 8. Responsibility to protect and inter-state crises: why and how R2P applies to the case of Gaza 9. R2P and the Syrian crisis: when semantics becomes a matter of life or death 10. Bahrain: an R2P blind spot? 11. The responsibility to protect, the use of force and a permanent United Nations peace service 12. Protecting the world’s most persecuted: the responsibility to protect and Burma’s Rohingya minority 13. Will R2P be ready when disaster strikes? – The rationale of the Responsibility to Protect in an environmental context 14. The responsibility to protect and the lack of intervention in Syria between the protection of human rights and geopolitical strategies 15. Genocide, obligations erga omnes, and the responsibility to protect: remarks on a complex convergence 16. The ‘deterrent argument’ and the responsibility to protect 17. State collapse, peace enforcement and the responsibility to protect in Somalia 18. Government failure, atrocity crimes and the role of the International Criminal Court: why not Syria, but Libya 19. Responsibility to protect: dead, dying, or thriving? 20. Protecting while not being responsible: the case of Syria and responsibility to protect 21. Responsibility to protect and ‘peacetime atrocities’: the case of North Korea

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