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Author Briggs, E. Donald, author

Title Syria, press framing, and the responsibility to protect / E. Donald Briggs, Walter C. Soderlund, Tom Pierre Najem
Published Waterloo, [Ontario] : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (241 pages) : illustrations, tables
Series Studies in International Governance Series
Studies in international governance
Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Map of the Middle East -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Understanding Syria's Civil War -- Chapter 2 Evolving Norms of International Involvement in Domestic Conflicts: The Responsibility to Protect -- Chapter 3 The Role of the Press in Framing Conflict -- Chapter 4 Conflict Framing in 2011 -- Chapter 5 Conflict Framing in 2012 -- Chapter 6 Conflict Framing in 2013: January 1 through August 21 -- Chapter 7 The August 2013 Chemical Weapons Attack: Framing of a Possible Military Response -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- About the Authors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Summary The Syrian Civil War has created the worst humanitarian disaster since the end of WWII. Early calls for R2P inspired humanitarian intervention went unheeded. This book examines the role of influential media in the West in framing the conflict, including their role in promoting, or on the contrary, discouraging a robust international intervention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 16, 2017)
Subject Civil War (Syria : 2011-)
Press coverage.
Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Press coverage
Syria.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Najem, Tom, author
Soderlund, Walter C, author
ISBN 1771123087
9781771123082 (e-book)