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The Responsibility to Protect

Hardback by Alex J. Bellamy, Edward C. Luck
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In 2005, the international community made a landmark commitment to prevent mass atrocities by unanimously adopting the UN’s “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) principle. As often as not, however, R2P has failed to translate into decisive action. Why does this gap persist between the world’s normative pledges to R2P and its ability to make it a daily lived reality?

In this new book, leading global authorities on humanitarian protection Alex Bellamy and Edward Luck offer a probing and in-depth response to this fundamental question, calling for a more comprehensive approach to the practice of R2P – one that moves beyond states and the UN to include the full range of actors that play a role in protecting vulnerable populations. Drawing on cases from the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, they examine the forces and conditions that produce atrocity crimes and the challenge of responding to them quickly and effectively. Ultimately, they advocate both for emergency policies to temporarily stop carnage and for policies leading to sustainable change within societies and governments. Only by introducing these additional elements to the R2P toolkit will the failures associated with humanitarian crises like Syria and Libya become a thing of the past.

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Format: Hardback, 324 pages Language: English
Dimension: 23.11cm x 15.75cm x 2.29cm ISBN10: 1509512438
Weight: 499g ISBN13: 9781509512430
Publication Date: 02 Nov 2018 Publisher: Polity Press

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“This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to curb atrocity crimes. Getting beyond endless debates about theory, the authors draw innovative lessons from a decade of international and national practice in implementing ‘the Responsibility to Protect.

’ This was one of my chief priorities as Secretary-General, and Professor Luck, as my Special Adviser, was the architect of my three-pillar strategy for prevention and protection. I know that there is nothing easy about trying to protect populations and prevent atrocity crimes, but I also know from experience that it can and must be done. With vivid prose and the keen insight of practitioners, Professors Bellamy and Luck tell us how. Every official, advocate, humanitarian, analyst, scholar, and student should read this timely and masterly account. It points the way to a more secure and humane future.”H. E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 2007‒2016“The deceptively simple goal of R2P – preventing mass atrocity crimes – belies huge complexity…Luckily there is a great new book out by Alex Bellamy and Edward Luck which, ambitiously, addresses all of these challenges…it is essential reading for anyone interested in the implementation of R2P.”Jess Gifkins, University of Manchester“This excellent book will, I am sure, become the defining work in our area.”Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, New York"impressive"International Affairs

About Author

Alex J. Bellamy is Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland.w

Edward C. Luck is Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Specialization in International Conflict Resolution, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

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