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Cass Series on Peacekeeping

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This series examines all aspects of peacekeeping, from the political, operational and legal dimensions to the developmental and humanitarian issues that must be dealt with by all those involved with peacekeeping in the world today.

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Gender Equality in UN Peacekeeping Fact or Fiction?

Gender Equality in UN Peacekeeping: Fact or Fiction?

1st Edition

By Sally Anne Corcoran
April 23, 2024

This book investigates to what extent UNSCR 1325/WPS agenda has functioned in practice, to advance women’s equality and empowerment in the peacekeeping context and beyond. The book examines whether widespread implementation of UNSCR 1325 and the broader WPS agenda via gender mainstreaming in UN ...

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

By Sarah-Myriam Martin- Brule
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

By 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 ...

Cooperative Peacekeeping in Africa Exploring Regime Complexity

Cooperative Peacekeeping in Africa: Exploring Regime Complexity

1st Edition

By Malte Brosig
June 30, 2017

This book examines peacekeeping in Africa, exploring how the various actors are forming an African security regime complex....

UN Peace Operations Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016

UN Peace Operations: Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016

1st Edition

By 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

Edited By 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

By 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 ...

Peace without Politics? Ten Years of State-Building in Bosnia

Peace without Politics? Ten Years of State-Building in Bosnia

1st Edition

Edited By David Chandler
December 04, 2007

Ten years on from the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement in November 1995, the legacy of the Bosnian war still shapes every aspect of the political, social and economic environment of the tiny state. This state of affairs is highlighted by the fact that Bosnia is still under international ...

South America and Peace Operations Coming of Age

South America and Peace Operations: Coming of Age

1st Edition

Edited By 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

Edited By 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 ...

Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution

Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution

1st Edition

By Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse
September 29, 2000

Conflict resolution theory has become relevant to the various challenges faced by the United Nations peacekeeping forces as efforts are made to learn from the traumatic and devastating impact of the many civil wars that have erupted in the 1990s. This work analyzes the theory....

Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Selling the Peace?

Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Selling the Peace?

1st Edition

Edited By 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 ...

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