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Author Evans, Gareth J., 1944- author.

Title The responsibility to protect : ending mass atrocity crimes once and for all / Gareth Evans
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 349 pages) : illustrations
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 -- Building diplomatic, civilian, and military capability -- Mobilizing political will
Summary "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
Analysis International comparisons
Overseas item
Atrocities - Prevention
Genocide - Prevention
State sponsored violence
International dispute mediation
Humanitarian intervention
United Nations
Human rights
Atrocities Prevention
Genocide Prevention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Atrocities -- Prevention
Genocide -- Prevention
NATURE -- Natural Disasters.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disasters & Disaster Relief.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom.
Prévention des conflits.
Prévention du crime.
Conflits internationaux.
Maintien de la paix.
Genocide -- Prevention
Responsibility to protect (International law)
Responsibility to Protect
Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit
humanitarian aid -- interventions -- military interventions -- conflict prevention.
war crimes -- human rights -- violations.
crisis management -- early warning.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008033229
ISBN 9780815701804