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Title Protection of civilians [electronic resource] / edited by Haidi Willmot, Ralph Mamiya, Scott Sheeran, and Marc Weller.
Publication Info Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition First Edition.



Descript xxxv, 452 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First Edition.
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. Conceptual and historical foundations -- Civilians, distinctions, and the compassionate vie of war -- Protection of civilians, responsibility to protect, and humanitarian intervention : conceptual ad normative interactions -- A history and conceptual development of the protection of civilians -- Protecting civilians : comparing organizational approaches -- The evolution of the UN collective security system -- pt. II. Legal framework -- Protection of civilian under international human rights law -- Protection of civilians under international humanitarian law -- Displacement and the protection of civilians under international refuge law -- Legal aspects of the use of force by united nations peacekeepers for the protection of civilians -- International responsibility for ensuring the protection of civilians -- pt. III.Politics and practice -- The United Nations and the protection of civilians -- The African Union and the protection of civilians -- Security council diplomacy on the protection of civilians : a convoluted history -- Using force to protect civilians in United Nations peacekeeping operations -- The utility of force for protecting civilians -- The contribution of human rights to protecting people in conflict -- Humanitarian protection - moving beyond the tired and tested -- The problems and dilemmas of helping to build protection capacities -- Community sef-protection -- Conclusion -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9780198729266 (hbk.)
019872926X (hbk.)
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Subject Humanitarian law.
War -- Protection of civilians.
Alt author Willmot, Haidi.
Mamiya, Ralph.
Sheeran, Scott (Law teacher)
Weller, M. (Marc)
Descript xxxv, 452 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First Edition.
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. Conceptual and historical foundations -- Civilians, distinctions, and the compassionate vie of war -- Protection of civilians, responsibility to protect, and humanitarian intervention : conceptual ad normative interactions -- A history and conceptual development of the protection of civilians -- Protecting civilians : comparing organizational approaches -- The evolution of the UN collective security system -- pt. II. Legal framework -- Protection of civilian under international human rights law -- Protection of civilians under international humanitarian law -- Displacement and the protection of civilians under international refuge law -- Legal aspects of the use of force by united nations peacekeepers for the protection of civilians -- International responsibility for ensuring the protection of civilians -- pt. III.Politics and practice -- The United Nations and the protection of civilians -- The African Union and the protection of civilians -- Security council diplomacy on the protection of civilians : a convoluted history -- Using force to protect civilians in United Nations peacekeeping operations -- The utility of force for protecting civilians -- The contribution of human rights to protecting people in conflict -- Humanitarian protection - moving beyond the tired and tested -- The problems and dilemmas of helping to build protection capacities -- Community sef-protection -- Conclusion -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9780198729266 (hbk.)
019872926X (hbk.)
Subject Humanitarian law.
War -- Protection of civilians.
Alt author Willmot, Haidi.
Mamiya, Ralph.
Sheeran, Scott (Law teacher)
Weller, M. (Marc)

Subject Humanitarian law.
War -- Protection of civilians.
Descript xxxv, 452 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. Conceptual and historical foundations -- Civilians, distinctions, and the compassionate vie of war -- Protection of civilians, responsibility to protect, and humanitarian intervention : conceptual ad normative interactions -- A history and conceptual development of the protection of civilians -- Protecting civilians : comparing organizational approaches -- The evolution of the UN collective security system -- pt. II. Legal framework -- Protection of civilian under international human rights law -- Protection of civilians under international humanitarian law -- Displacement and the protection of civilians under international refuge law -- Legal aspects of the use of force by united nations peacekeepers for the protection of civilians -- International responsibility for ensuring the protection of civilians -- pt. III.Politics and practice -- The United Nations and the protection of civilians -- The African Union and the protection of civilians -- Security council diplomacy on the protection of civilians : a convoluted history -- Using force to protect civilians in United Nations peacekeeping operations -- The utility of force for protecting civilians -- The contribution of human rights to protecting people in conflict -- Humanitarian protection - moving beyond the tired and tested -- The problems and dilemmas of helping to build protection capacities -- Community sef-protection -- Conclusion -- Index.
Note .
Alt author Willmot, Haidi.
Mamiya, Ralph.
Sheeran, Scott (Law teacher)
Weller, M. (Marc)
ISBN 9780198729266 (hbk.)
019872926X (hbk.)

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