Protecting the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect

Protecting the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect

Author/s (editor/s):

Sara E. Davies, Luke Glanville

Publication year:

2010

Publication type:

Book

Find this publication at:
Brill

Sara E. Davies and Luke Glanville, eds, Protecting the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect, Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2010.

This edited collection has sought contributions from some of the foremost scholars of refugee and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) studies to engage with the conceptual and practical difficulties entailed in realising how the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) can be fulfilled by states and the international community to protect vulnerable persons. Contributors to this book were given one theme: to consider, based on their experience and knowledge, how R2P may be aligned with the protection of the displaced. Contributions explore the history and progress so far in aligning R2P with refugee and IDP protection, as well as examining the conceptual and practical issues that arise when attempting to expand R2P from words into deeds.

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