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1st Edition

Peacekeeping in Africa

Edited By

Oliver Furley


Roy May

ISBN 9780367706371
Published May 12, 2021 by Routledge
338 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1998, Peacekeeping in Africa was written to help make up the shortfall in the number of books that concentrated specifically on peacekeeping in Africa.

The book covers the main peacekeeping operations of Africa, and provides a wealth of background material. In doing so, it explores the policies and actions of the international organisations concerned and the participating African states. It also considers the impact of sub-regional powers and the role of the USA, Britain, and France.

Comprising three parts, Peacekeeping in Africa examines world perspectives, case studies, and wider issues surrounding Africa’s peacekeeping operations.

Table of Contents

Part One: World Perspectives; 1: Introduction, Oliver Furley and Roy May; 2: Peacekeeping in Africa: Recent Evolution and Prospects; Margaret Carey; 3: African Perspectives: Regional Peacekeeping, Gerry Cleaver and Roy May; 4: Peacekeeping in Africa, 1990-1996: The Role of the United States, France and Britain, Mats Berdal; Part Two: Case Studies; 5: Zimbabwe’s Peace Settlement: Re-evaluating Lancaster House, Norma Kriger; 6: Chad, Simon Massey and Roy May; 7: Somalia, Peter Woodward; 8: Peacekeeping in Mozambique, Sam Barnes; 9: Angola: The Search for Peace and Reconstruction, Barry Munslow; 10: Namibia, Donna Pankhurst; 11: Liberia: Lessons for the Future from the Experience of ECOMOG, Gerry Cleaver; 12: Rwanda and Burundi: Peacekeeping amidst massacres, Oliver Furley; Part Three: Wider Issues; 13: NGOs and Conflict Resolution in Africa: Facilitators or Aggravators of Peacekeeping, Timothy Murithi; 14: The Military, Peacekeeping, and Africa, Richard Connaughton; 15: Being Peacekept, Christopher Clapham

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