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The Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect

Imperfect Duties?

Edited by Brett O'Bannon, Alex J. Bellamy

Routledge – 2015 – 208 pages

Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

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    978-0-415-66757-9
    June 29th 2015
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Description

This book’s primary objective is to examine the evolution of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm, and to analyze the 'fit' between the R2P and Africa.

Contents

Preface Gareth Evans. Introduction Brett O’Bannon and John K. Roth. Part 1: Political, Legal, and Ethical Challenges for R2P 1. Understanding the Gap between the Promise and the Reality of ‘The Responsibility to Protect David Chandler 2. Why the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) as a Doctrine or (Emerging) Norm Is on the Decline: Principles, Pragmatism, and International Relations Jeremy Sarkin 3. The Responsibility to Protect and the Limits of International Authority Anne Orford 4. Crying Out for Action: Do the Dead Say Anything about the Responsibility to Protect? John K. Roth Part 2: Situating R2P in the African Topography 5. The Responsibility to Protect in the Congo: The Failure of Prevention Séverine Autesserre 6. UN Peacekeeping in Post-conflict Southern Sudan: Protecting Whom and to What End? Carol Berger 7. Endemic Conflicts and Intervention in the Horn of Africa: Implications of the End of the Cold War Assefaw Bariagaber 8. Africa: Implications of Statelessness for a State-centric Human Protection Norm Brett O’Bannon 9. Conclusion Karen AbuZayd Bibliography

Name: The Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect: Imperfect Duties? (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Brett O'Bannon, Alex J. Bellamy. This book’s primary objective is to examine the evolution of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm, and to analyze the 'fit' between the R2P and...
Categories: Military & Strategic Studies, War & Conflict Studies, African & Third World Politics, Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns, African Studies, Global Governance, International Organizations, International Law, Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies, Civil Wars & Ethnic Conflict, International Security, Peace Studies