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Responding to genocide : the politics of international action

Author: Adam Lupel; Ernesto Verdeja
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What are the causes of genocide and mass atrocities? How can we prevent these atrocities or, when that is no longer possible, intervene to stop them? What are the impediments to timely and robust action? In what ways do political factors shape the nature, and results, of international responses? The authors of Responding to Genocide explore these questions, examining the many challenges involved in forging  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Lupel; Ernesto Verdeja
ISBN: 9781588269300 1588269302 9781588269065 158826906X
OCLC Number: 825181200
Description: xi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Responding to genocide / Adam Lupel and Ernesto Verdeja --
Genocide: debating definitions / Ernesto Verdeja --
The cause of civil war and genocide: a comparison / Frances Stewart --
Detection: the history and politics of early warning / Barbara Harff --
Mediation and diplomacy in preventing genocide / I. William Zartman --
The role of transnational civil society / Iavor Rangelov --
The role of regional organizations / Timothy Murithi --
The role of the UN Security Council / Colin Keating --
Politics, the UN, and halting mass atrocities / Thomas G. Weiss --
Developing the political will to respond / Adam Lupel and Ernesto Verdeja.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Lupel and Ernesto Verdeja.

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"What are the causes of genocide and mass atrocities? How can we prevent these atrocities or, when that is no longer possible, intervene to stop them? What are the impediments to timely and robust action? In what ways do political factors shape the nature, and results, of international responses? The authors of Responding to Genocide explore these questions, examining the many challenges involved in forging effective international policies to combat genocidal violence." --

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This is social science at its best.... It should be read by all policy-makers and scholars interested in preventing genocide. A valuable new book on genocide prevention, bringing together several Read more...

 
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