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Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions: A Typology of Success and Failure in International Interventions

Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions: A Typology of Success and Failure in International Interventions

1st Edition

Sarah-Myriam Martin- Brûlé
January 24, 2018

This book offers a new perspective on peace missions in intra-state wars, based on comparative field research. In theoretical terms, this book proposes a new definition of peace operation success based on two crucial elements: the (re)establishment of order and the accomplishment of the mandate....

Peacekeeping and the African Union: Building Negative Peace

Peacekeeping and the African Union: Building Negative Peace

1st Edition

Jude Cocodia
September 26, 2017

This book offers a detailed examination of the effectiveness of the peacekeeping operations of the African Union. Despite its growing reputation in peacekeeping and its status as the oldest continental peacekeeper, the performance of the African Union (AU) has hitherto not been assessed. This book...

UN Peace Operations: Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016

UN Peace Operations: Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016

1st Edition

Eirin Mobekk
December 05, 2016

This book assesses the UN Peace Operations in Haiti and establishes what lessons should be taken into account for future operations elsewhere. Specifically, the book examines the UN’s approaches to security and stability, demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR), police, justice and...

Peace Operations in the Francophone World: Global governance meets post-colonialism

Peace Operations in the Francophone World: Global governance meets post-colonialism

1st Edition

Bruno Charbonneau, Tony Chafer
May 15, 2014

This book critically examines peacebuilding, humanitarian intervention and peace operation practices and experiences in francophone spaces. Francophone Africa as a specific space is relatively little studied in the peace and security literature, despite the fact that almost half of all peacekeepers...

Statebuilding and Justice Reform: Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Afghanistan

Statebuilding and Justice Reform: Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Afghanistan

1st Edition

Matteo Tondini
October 07, 2013

The book provides an updated account of justice reform in Afghanistan, which started in the wake of the US-led military intervention of 2001. In particular, it focuses on the role of international actors and their interaction with local stakeholders, highlighting some provisional results, together...

Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Selling the Peace?

Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Selling the Peace?

1st Edition

Dominik Zaum, Christine Cheng
June 25, 2013

This edited volume explores and evaluates the roles of corruption in post-conflict peacebuilding. The problem of corruption has become increasingly important in war to peace transitions, eroding confidence in new democratic institutions, undermining economic development, diverting scarce public...

South America and Peace Operations: Coming of Age

South America and Peace Operations: Coming of Age

1st Edition

Kai Michael Kenkel
May 16, 2013

This volume is the first English-language work to focus specifically on South America in the context of peace operations. The region of South America has been undergoing significant changes recently with regard to its attitudes towards participation in peace operations. Leaving behind a strong...

Peace Operations and Organized Crime: Enemies or Allies?

Peace Operations and Organized Crime: Enemies or Allies?

1st Edition

James Cockayne, Adam Lupel
May 10, 2013

Peace operations are increasingly on the front line in the international community’s fight against organized crime; this book explores how, in some cases, peace operations and organized crime are clear enemies, while in others, they may become tacit allies. The threat posed by organized crime to...

Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives

Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives

1st Edition

Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh
March 04, 2011

This book presents a critical analysis of the liberal peace project and offers possible alternatives and models. In the past decade, the model used for reconstructing societies after conflicts has been based on liberal assumptions about the pacifiying effects of 'open markets' and 'open societies'....

Political Ethics and The United Nations: Dag Hammarskjöld as Secretary-General

Political Ethics and The United Nations: Dag Hammarskjöld as Secretary-General

1st Edition

Manuel Froehlich
April 30, 2010

Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how they influenced his actions in several key crisis...

Nordic Approaches to Peace Operations: A New Model in the Making

Nordic Approaches to Peace Operations: A New Model in the Making

1st Edition

Peter Viggo Jakobsen
June 26, 2009

A new examination of Nordic approaches to peace operations after the Cold War. It shows how the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) remain relevant for the study and practice of post-Cold War peace operations. This unique study is structured around eleven success...

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