Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: A Future Agenda

Cecilia Jacob (Editor), Martin Mennecke (Editor)

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Abstract

This book examines core thematic approaches to the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and analyzes case studies regarding the implementation of this important global norm.

The volume analyzes this process at international, regional and local levels, and identifies an urgent need to progress from conceptual debates towards implementation in practice, in order to understand how to operationalize the preventive dimension of the R2P. It argues that R2P implementation necessarily entails the efforts of actors across governance levels, and that it is more effective when integrated into existing sites of practice aimed at strengthening human rights and accountability for populations in atrocity risk situations. The book addresses R2P implementation in the context of agendas such as resilience, gender, development cooperation, human rights, transitional justice, peacekeeping and civil-military relations. It details progress and challenges for implementation in the United Nations, regionally in Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia, and through national atrocity prevention architectures. The volume provides readers with a breadth of understanding in terms of both the development and current status of the R2P norm, and practical tools for advancing its implementation.

This book will be of much interest to students of the Responsibility to Protect, Human Rights, Peace Studies, and International Relations in general.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Edition1.
Number of pages276
ISBN (Print)9780367265526, 9780367265533
ISBN (Electronic)9780429293795
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
SeriesGlobal Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

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  • Denmark and the implementation of R2P

    Mennecke, M., 2020, Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: A Future Agenda. Jacob, C. & Mennecke, M. (eds.). 1. ed. Routledge, p. 37-60 (Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect).

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  • Introduction: The challenges of implementing the R2P norm

    Jacob, C. & Mennecke, M., 2020, Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: A Future Agenda. Jacob, C. & Mennecke, M. (eds.). 1. ed. Routledge, p. 1-15 (Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect).

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