Routledge studies in genocide and crimes against humanity.
"Last Lectures: The Prevention/Intervention of Genocide is an innovative collection of hypothetical 'last lectures' by some of the many top scholars and practitioners across the globe? in the fields of human rights and genocide studies. Each lecture purportedly constitutes the last thing the author will ever say about the prevention and intervention of genocide. The contributions to this volume are thought-provoking, engaging, and at times controversial, reflecting the scholars' most advanced thinking about issues of human rights and genocide. This book will be of great interest? to professors, researchers and students of political science, international relations, psychology, sociology, history?, human rights and genocide studies.?"--Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter Introduction / SAMUEL TOTTEN part PART I Fundamental concerns: humanity's responsibility chapter 1 Using norms, knowledge, and narratives for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide JOHANNA RAY vOLLHARDT chapter 2 To act or not to act immediately? Is there really a question? AGNIESzkA BIEnCzYk - MISSALA chapter 3 Between empathy and fear: recalibrating incentives for atrocity prevention EYAL MAYROz chapter 4 When outsiders are threats: how to move beyond a culture of fear to a shared sense of humanity CARLA BARqUEIRO part PART II Critical factors vis- à-vis issues of prevention and intervention chapter 5 5 Preventing deadly conflict I. WILLIAM zARTMAN chapter 6 The foot solders of evil: on the importance of individual perpetrators in genocide prevention / TIMOTHY WILLIAMS chapter 7 Protection of all peoples: ending double standards and embracing justice STEPHEN zUNES chapter 8 Genocide and/or ethnic cleansing: recognition, prevention, and the need for definitional clarity? CLOTILDE PéGORIER part PART III Lack of political will is not the only obstacle to preventing genocide chapter 9 Will the world ever be interested in stopping atrocities? kURT MILLS chapter 10 How three common misconceptions get in the way of preventing genocide / LAWRENCE WOOCHER chapter 11 Need to quit playing along the edges and get serious! / SAMUEL TOTTEN part PART IV Commentary on past and current approaches to prevention and intervention chapter 12 Whither anti- genocide efforts? Some personal reflections / THOMAS G. WEISS chapter 13 The final battle / ALEX J. BELLAMY chapter 14 Questioning the turn towards the "responsibility to prevent" / AIDAN HEHIR chapter 15 Why the R2P backfires (and how to fix it) ALAN J. kUPERMAN part PART V Innovations still to be considered/implemented chapter 16 Local structures of prevention and the obligation to prevent genocide as an individual right EkkEHARD STRAUSS chapter 17 The Al Capone strategy: follow the money / REBECCA TINSLEY chapter 18 Reducing genocides, one region at a time EDWARD kISSI chapter 19 The time has come for genocide scholars to innovate: the critical need to develop and implement new and unique tools for prevention / ISRAEL W. CHARNY chapter 20 Putting moral agency and the precautionary principle to work for the prevention of genocide and its incitement / ELIHU D. RICHTER chapter 21 Rethinking genocide prevention / GREGORY H. STANTON chapter 22 Subterranean atrocities: a twenty- first-century challenge for mass atrocity prevention / CHARLES H. ANderTON chapter 23 Using satellites to detect mass human rights violations: a call for the international community to implement an early warning detection system / ANDREW MARX part PART VI Holding perpetrators responsible: no impunity chapter 24 No more lies: genocide prevention through perpetrator accountability / MELANIE O ' BRIEN chapter 25 Lessons staring us in the face LINDA MELvERN part PART VII Now what? chapter 26 Resilient societies and atrocity prevention / STEPHEN MCLOUGHLIN chapter 27 Whither genocide prevention? kAREN E. SMITH chapter 28 Why the (Western) cavalry isn't coming and what we can do about it / MAUREEN S. HIEBERT chapter 29 "So the world may know all": the importance of education for genocide prevention / DEBORAH MAYERSEN chapter 30 All the candidates agreed about Darfur, and then... / JOHN HAGAN chapter 31 What's it going to take? Last thoughts on preventing genocide / JOHN HUBBEL WEISS chapter 32 From the clenched fist to the open hand: a last lecture and first lesson from critical genocide prevention studies / ALEXANder LABAN HINTON chapter 33 Genocide structures the very world we live in / HENRY C. THERIAULT chapter 34 My last lecture: some central elements of prevention ERvIN STAUB chapter 35 The withdrawal of states from the International Criminal Court: a potential setback in relation to the prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity? ETIENNE RUvEBANA chapter 36 Anti- genocide / CHRISTOPHER POWELL chapter 37 So where do we go from here? A view from Bosnia and Herzegovina EDINA BEcIREvIc chapter 38 Double standards and the quest for justice WILLIAM A. SCHABAS chapter 39 Making sense of the senseless / MICHAEL BARNETT.