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The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

This Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the Responsibility to Protect norm in world politics, which aims to end mass atrocities against civilians. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is amongst the most significant norms in global politics. As the authoritative guide ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781136715020
Published 1 August 2012 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Online resource/Other
Author(s) Edited by Knight, W. Andy
Edited by Egerton, Frazer
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ISBN-13 9781136715020
ISBN-10 1136715029
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Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 1 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Online resource/Other
Author(s) Edited by Knight, W. Andy
Edited by Egerton, Frazer
Category Human Rights
Number of Pages 312
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Interest Age General Audience
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NBS Text Politics: General & Reference
ONIX Text General/trade
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This Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the Responsibility to Protect norm in world politics, which aims to end mass atrocities against civilians. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is amongst the most significant norms in global politics. As the authoritative guide to R2P, this edited volume gathers together the most respected and insightful voices to address key issues related to this emerging norm. The contributing authors do this over the course of three parts: Part I: The Concept of R2P Part II: Developing and Operationalising R2P Part III: The view from Over Here This book will be of much interest to students of R2P, humanitarian intervention, genocide, human rights, international law, peace studies, international organisations, security studies and IR.

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Author's Bio

W. Andy Knight is Chair of the Department of Political Science and Professor of International Relations at the University of Alberta. In March 2007, Dr Knight was appointed by the Canadian Foreign Minister to the Board of Governors of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Frazer Egerton received his PhD in International Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and currently works for the Government of Nova Scotia in the Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism.

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