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Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Sarah M. H. Nouwen, Laura M. James, and Sharath Srinivasan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 ended over two decades of civil war and led to South Sudan’s independence. Peacemaking that brought about the agreement and then sought to sustain it ... More


A Flawed Formula for Peacemaking and Continued Violence in Darfur: The Abuja Negotiations, 2004–6

Partha Moman

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This article seeks to contribute to understandings of peacemaking failure in Darfur, during the negotiations in Abuja from 2004-2006 that led to the 2006 Darfur Peace Agreement. It argues that a key ... More


Europe, the United States, and the International Criminal Court

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In stark contrast to American policy, European states have embraced the ICC. This chapter examines what this tells us about Europe as an actor on the global state. Drawing on Andrew Linklater's ... More


China and the Comprehensive Peace Agreement: Developing Peace in Sudan?

Daniel Large

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores China’s engagement with the politics of peace in Sudan during the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) Interim Period between 2005 and 2011. Oil had been a key factor in the ... More


Natural Resources, Conflict and Peacebuilding in Darfur: The Challenge to Detraumatise Social and Environmental Change

Brendan Bromwich

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The natural resources and conflict discourse has been instrumentalised by commentators on Darfur as a means of disputing the relative significance of conflict at national and local levels. The ... More


Peacemaking in Darfur and the Doha Process: The Role of International Actors

Rosalind Marsden

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a practitioner’s perspective on the negotiations leading to the 2011 Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) and its aftermath. It explains how international actors constrained ... More


Sahelian frameworks

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of the current state of archaeological research in the central Sahel. Archaeological research on the central Sahel is still in its infancy while historical research ... More


The Way Forward: Rethinking the Crime of Crimes

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter proposes an optional protocol to the 1948 Genocide Convention paired and an amendment to the ICC Statute to address political genocide. It considers several potential objections to ... More


Environmental Security in Africa

Ilias Bantekas

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines all the elements that bring about environmental insecurity, such as deforestation and land degradation, the role of population densities, and pollution of the natural ... More


Historical Review of Civilian Protection by UN Peacekeepers

Siobhán Wills

in Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199533879
eISBN:
9780191714801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533879.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the extent to which historically there has been an expectation on the part of the UN, the international community, and local communities that peacekeepers have some obligation ... More


11. Humanitarian Intervention

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Just‐war teaching historically recognized that force could be used to protect strangers. But, from Treaty of Westphalia through to the establishment of the UN in 1945, a norm of non‐intervention ... More


Saving Darfur: Unamid (2007–)

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter assesses how the United Nations, in cooperation with the African Union, formed one of the largest and most expensive peacekeeping operations ever deployed to stop the bloodshed in ... More


Epilogue Armed Frontiers and Militarized Margins

Richard J. Reid

in Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211883
eISBN:
9780191725135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211883.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The concluding chapter provides an overview of the armed frontiers, the borderlands and ‘militarized margins’ which stretch across the region today, shaped by both time and space. Using the examples ... More


Africa: post-colonial intervention amidst fragile statehood

Norrie Macqueen

in Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its first military intervention in the Congo in 1960, the United Nations has deployed military personnel in twenty-five operations to eighteen African countries. Of these, twenty-two missions ... More


The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Antonio Cassese

Paola Gaeta and Salvatore Zappalà (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book collects together the most important papers of Antonio Cassese, the first President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and chairman of the UN Commission of ... More


Darfur Allegory

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226761695
eISBN:
9780226761862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761862.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The Darfur conflict exploded in early 2003 when two rebel groups, the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army and the Justice and Equality Movement, struck military installations in Darfur. The resulting ... More


The Message Matters: Framing the Claim

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates the importance of framing human rights claims to deliver their message. In the case of human trafficking, frame alignment brings valuable but distorted attention. For the ... More


Audiences: Constructing Cosmopolitans

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers how human rights campaigns can target, bridge, and even build attentive audiences. It begins with the rise of a new genre of global professional solidarity campaigns. The next ... More


The Politics of Civilian Casualty Counts

Jay D. Aronson

in Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199977307
eISBN:
9780199346172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977307.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Civilian casualty recording and estimation is an extremely contentious endeavor. There is no scientific consensus on the validity and reliability of methods and techniques used to record and estimate ... More


Last Resort

John W. Lango

in The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The first part of the chapter contains some introductory remarks. Provisionally, the last resort principle is understood as follows. It is morally obligatory not to perform a military action, if ... More


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