The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect, Hardback Book

The Routledge Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect Hardback

Edited by Professor W. Andy Knight, Frazer Egerton



This Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the Responsibility to Protect norm in world politics, which aims to end mass atrocities against civilians.

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is amongst the most significant norms in global politics.

As the authoritative guide to R2P, this edited volume gathers together the most respected and insightful voices to address key issues related to this emerging norm.

The contributing authors do this over the course of three parts:Part I: The Concept of R2PPart II: Developing and Operationalising R2PPart III: The view from Over HereThis book will be of much interest to students of R2P, humanitarian intervention, genocide, human rights, international law, peace studies, international organisations, security studies and IR.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 294 pages, 2 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: International relations
  • ISBN: 9780415600750



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