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Challenges and Controversies

Nicole Deller

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) demands that the international community does not stand by in the face of mass atrocities. From its initial conception, through its adoption in the 2005 World ... More


Combating Atrocity-justifying Ideologies

Jonathan Leader Maynard

in The Responsibility to Prevent: Overcoming the Challenges of Atrocity Prevention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717782
eISBN:
9780191787294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717782.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In attempting to understand and prevent genocide and other atrocities, many suggest a role for something called ‘ideology’. But thus far, sustained and comparative analyses of the ideological ... More


On the Economics of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Prevention

Charles H. Anderton and Jurgen Brauer

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter introduces the edited book, Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Prevention, by highlighting key theoretical, empirical, case study, and policy perspectives on ... More


Crimes against Humanity: Repairing Title 18’s Blind Spots

Beth Van Schaack

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter identifies three unfortunate gaps in the United States’ federal penal code: The United States lacks a crimes against humanity statute, the war crimes statute has a limited jurisdictional ... More


Invoking Human Rights: Dalits and the Politics of Caste Violence in Gujarat

Gopika Solanki

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Caste inequality is a daily struggle in India. Tracing on-going cases filed under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (1989) that penalizes violence against ... More


Protection First, Justice Later?: Stopping Mass Atrocities in Northern Uganda

Raymond Kwun Sun Lau

in Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467501
eISBN:
9780199087204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467501.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a critical account of the implications of engaging international criminal justice and forcible intervention for protection purposes in northern Uganda. The chapter argues that ... More


Libya and the State of Intervention

Tim Dunne and Jess Gifkins

in Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467501
eISBN:
9780199087204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467501.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of middle-power diplomacy to promote R2P, examining actions to prevent pending atrocities in Libya as a case study. The Australian government assumed a very proactive ... More


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