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

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

Author/s (editor/s):

Cecilia Jacob, Alistair D.B. Cook

Publication year:

2016

Publication type:

Book

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Oxford University Press India

Cecilia Jacob and Alistair D.B. Cook, eds, Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016.

The book comprises thematic chapters on humanitarian intervention, protection of populations of concern including refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and international diplomacy, which are enriched with six case studies from Asia and Africa. Combining conceptual debate with empirical evidence, the contributors describe the contexts in which interventions occur and the practical ways in which protection mechanisms have been implemented. This volume offers alternatives that can be adopted to improve and build upon current practices of civilian protection.

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