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Stephen McLoughlin

Dr Stephen McLoughlin

LECTURER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
History and Politics
0151 291 3530
Arts and Humanities
mclougs1@hope.ac.uk

Stephen is a Lecturer in International Relations, and Convener of the MA Peace Studies Program at Liverpool Hope. His research interests include mass atrocity prevention, the role of the UN in conceptualising and carrying out prevention, the causes of genocide and mass atrocities, and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). He is also the deputy director of the Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies. 


Publications

 

Books

Alex Bellamy and Stephen McLoughlin (forthcoming), Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention (New York: Palgrave).

Stephen McLoughlin (ed.) Mass Atrocities, Risk and Resilience: Rethinking Prevention (Boston: Brill, 2015).

Stephen McLoughlin, The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities: Understanding Risk and Resilience (Oxon: Routledge, 2014).

  

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘From Reaction to Resilience in Mass Atrocity Prevention: An Analysis of the Secretary-General’s 2013 Report’, Global Governance (2016, forthcoming).

Stephen McLoughlin and Maartje Weerdestejn, ‘Eliminating Rivals, Managing Rivalries: A Comparison of Robert Mugabe and Kenneth Kaunda’, Genocide Studies and Prevention (2016), 9(3).

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Navigating the Stresses of Democratic Transition: Mass Atrocity Prevention During Periods of Heightened Risk’, Politics and Governance (2015), 3(3). 

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Rethinking the Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities’, Global Responsibility to Protect (2014), 6(4).

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Reconceptualising Mass Atrocity Prevention: Understanding Risk and Resilience in Zambia’, International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society (2014), 27(4). 

Deborah Mayersen and Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Risk and Resilience to Mass Atrocities in Africa: A Comparison of Rwanda and Botswana’, Journal of Genocide Research (2011), 13(3).

  

 Book Chapters

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Developing Insights for Genocide Prevention through Negative Cases’, in Samuel Totten (ed.), Last Lectures: The Prevention and Intervention of Genocide (London: Routledge, forthcoming).

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Moving Beyond “Technical Fixes”: Genocide Prevention and the United Nations’, in Deborah Mayersen (ed.), The United Nations and Genocide (New York: Palgrave, 2016).

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Exploring Risk and Resilience: Implications for comparative genocide studies, and mass atrocity prevention’, in Stephen McLoughlin (ed.) Mass Atrocities, Risk and Resilience: Rethinking Prevention (Boston: Brill, 2015). 

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Rethinking the Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities’, in Stephen McLoughlin (ed.) Mass Atrocities, Risk and Resilience: Rethinking Prevention (Boston: Brill, 2015). 

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Azerbaijan 1998-2008: Ceasefire, Stalemate and Simmering Tensions’, in Stephen McLoughlin (ed.) Mass Atrocities, Risk and Resilience: Rethinking Prevention (Boston: Brill, 2015). 

Stephen McLoughlin and Deborah Mayersen, ‘Reconsidering Root Causes: A New Framework for the Prevention of Mass Atrocities’, in Bert Ingeleare, Stephan Parmentier, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert (eds.) Genocide, Risk and Resilience: An Interdisciplinary Approach (New York: Palgrave, 2013).

 

Other Publications

Cecilia Jacob and Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Strengthening State Resilience for the Prevention of Mass Atrocity Crimes’, Policy Brief Vol. 5, No. 5, Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, October 2015, http://ir.bellschool.anu.edu.au/experts-publications/publications/3701/strengthening-state-resilience-prevention-mass-atrocity. 

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘An Analysis of UN Secretary-General New Report on Atrocities Prevention’, August 2013, Protection Gateway, http://protectiongateway.com/2013/08/25/an-analysis-of-un-secretary-general-releases-new-report-on-atrocities-prevention/. 

Stephen McLoughlin, ‘The Responsibility to Prevent – Applying a Causal Framework to the Three Pillars,’ Policy Brief, Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, June 2012.

Book Review (Jacques Semelin, ‘Purify and Destroy: The Political Uses of Massacre and Genocide’), Global Responsibility to Protect, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011. 

Alex Bellamy and Stephen McLoughlin, ‘Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Causes and Paths of Escalation’, Report, Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, June 2009.


 

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