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The United Nations Security Council in the age of human rights, edited by Jared Genser, Bruno Stagno Ugarte.

Summary
This is the first comprehensive look at the human rights dimensions of the work of the only body within the United Nations system capable of compelling action by its member states. Known popularly for its failure to prevent mass atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, and Syria, the breadth and depth of the Security Council's work on human rights in recent decades is much broader. This book examines questions including: how is the Security Council dealing with human rights concerns? What does it see as the place of human rights in conflict prevention, peacemaking and peacekeeping? And how does it address the quest for justice in the face of gross violations of human rights? Written by leading practitioners, scholars and experts, this book provides a broad perspective that describes, explains and evaluates the contribution of the Security Council to the promotion of human rights and how it might more effectively achieve its goals
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 519 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781139626972

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