Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International ActionAdam Lupel and Ernesto Verdeja, editors
|2013/299 pages/LC: 2013003034 |A Project of the International Peace Institute
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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.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Adam Lupel is vice president of the International Peace Institute. He is author of Globalization and Popular Sovereignty: Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma and coeditor of Peace Operations and Organized Crime: Enemies or Allies? Ernesto Verdeja is associate professor of political science and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame. His recent publications include Unchopping a Tree: Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence.
- Foreword—Terje Rød-Larsen.
- Responding to Genocide—the Editors.
- Genocide: Debating Definitions—E. Verdeja.
- The Causes of Civil War and Genocide: A Comparison—F. Stewart.
- Detection: The History and Politics of Early Warning—B. Harff.
- Mediation and Diplomacy in Preventing Genocide—I.W. Zartman.
- The Role of Transnational Civil Society—I. Rangelov.
- The Role of Regional Organizations—T. Murithi.
- The Role of the UN Security Council—C. Keating.
- Politics, the UN, and the Halting of Mass Atrocities—T.G. Weiss.
- Developing the Political Will to Respond—the Editors.