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The responsibility to protect : ending mass atrocity crimes once and for all

Author: Gareth J Evans
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explains Responsibility to Protect (R2P), a new international norm to protect the peoples of the world. With real-world examples, current events analysis, and assessments from personal experience, shows how R2P is better equipped to end mass atrocity crimes than is "the right to intervene" or other "humanitarian intervention" doctrines"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth J Evans
ISBN: 9780815725046 0815725043
OCLC Number: 472451152
Description: xvi, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem : the recurring nightmare of mass atrocities --
The solution : from "the right to intervene" to "the responsibility to protect" --
The scope and limits of the responsibility to protect --
Before the crisis : the responsibility to prevent --
During the crisis : the responsibility to react --
Responding to crises : when is it right to fight? --
After the crisis : the responsibility to rebuild --
Institutional preparedness : the actors.
Responsibility: Gareth Evans.

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Never again! the world has vowed time and again since the Holocaust. Yet genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other mass atrocity crimes continue to shock our consciences -from the killing fields of  Read more...

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