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

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

1st Edition

By Manuel Froehlich
July 21, 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Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how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

By Peter Viggo Jakobsen
June 29, 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 ...

Clinton, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Interventionism Rise and Fall of a Policy

Clinton, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Interventionism: Rise and Fall of a Policy

1st Edition

By Leonie Murray
March 05, 2009

This volume re-examines the evidence surrounding the rise and fall of peacekeeping policy during the first Clinton Administration. Specifically, it asks: what happened to cause the Clinton Executive to abandon its previously favoured policy platform of humanitarian multilateralism? Clinton, ...

Kosovo between War and Peace Nationalism, Peacebuilding and International Trusteeship

Kosovo between War and Peace: Nationalism, Peacebuilding and International Trusteeship

1st Edition

Edited By Tonny Brems Knudsen, Carsten Bagge Laustsen
September 21, 2007

A major contribution to the debate about the reconstruction of Kosovo, and to the general discussion surrounding the revived 'trusteeship institution' model in the context of the UN internationalism of the 1990s and the War on Terror following 9/11. Bringing together leading international scholars,...

United Nations Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era

United Nations Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era

1st Edition

By John Terence O'Neill, Nick Rees
June 13, 2005

This new study questions whether peacekeeping fundamentally changed between the Cold War and Post-Cold War periods. Focusing on contrasting case studies of the Congo, Cyprus, Somalia and Angola, as well as more recent operations in Sierra Leone and East Timor, it probes new evidence with ...

International Sanctions Between Wars and Words

International Sanctions: Between Wars and Words

1st Edition

Edited By Carina Staibano, Peter Wallensteen
June 06, 2005

The main theme of the book is that the new types of sanctions constitute a challenge to the international system. First, there are more of the targeted sanctions, including financial, travel, aviation, special commodity and arms sanctions. Furthermore, there are considerable but varied practices in...

The Military and Negotiation The Role of the Soldier-Diplomat

The Military and Negotiation: The Role of the Soldier-Diplomat

1st Edition

By Deborah Goodwin
May 11, 2005

This is an investigation of the role of the modern soldier/diplomat and the nature of military negotiation, in comparison with negotiation in other contexts. It is a detailed analysis of the role of the military in current operations as negotiators and liaison workers in the field. Very few in ...

NATO and Peace Support Operations, 1991-1999 Policies and Doctrines

NATO and Peace Support Operations, 1991-1999: Policies and Doctrines

1st Edition

By Henning A. Frantzen
February 11, 2005

This new book addresses the key question of how NATO and three of its member states are configuring their policies and military doctrines in order to handle the new strategic environment. This environment is increasingly dominated by 'new wars', more precisely civil wars within states, and ...

The Politics of Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era

The Politics of Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era

1st Edition

Edited By David S. Sorenson, Pia Christina Wood
February 03, 2005

Most literature on peacekeeping narrowly focuses on particular peacekeeping operations, and the political bargaining between peacekeeping participants. However, there is very little published research on why nations actually commit forces to peacekeeping operations. This new book&...

Confronting Past Human Rights Violations

Confronting Past Human Rights Violations

1st Edition

By Chandra Lekha Sriram
September 29, 2004

This book examines what makes accountability for previous violations more or less possible for transitional regimes to achieve. It closely examines the other vital goals of such regimes against which accountability is often balanced. The options available are not simply prosecution or pardon, as ...

Peace Operations After 11 September 2001

Peace Operations After 11 September 2001

1st Edition

By Thierry Tardy
July 21, 2004

This book explores the possible consequences of the events of 11 September 2001, and of the 'fight against terrorism', the way peace operations are perceived and conducted, and the way that states, international organizations such as NATO or the EU and non-state actors, consider these ...

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