The United Nations and peacekeeping, 1988-95

 
 
Manchester University Press
  • erschienen am 5. März 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 240 Seiten
978-1-5261-3939-9 (ISBN)
 
The late 1980s and early 1990s saw a major shift in the United Nations' position in the world. Having been side-lined for most of the Cold War years, the organisation suddenly returned to the international centre stage. Large, multidimensional peacekeeping operations were a catalyst in this process.



The United Nations and peacekeeping, 1988-95 explores the change in the UN's role through an analysis of the evolving theory and practice of peacekeeping operations from 1988 to 1995. It uses General Assembly, Security Council and UN Secretariat documents on Cambodia, the former Yugoslavia and Somalia to evaluate the realignment of member states as they work on different issues in peacekeeping, including democratisation, humanitarian aid, the resettlement of refugees, the demobilisation of armed forces, economic development and the advancement of good government. Each chapter provides alternative perspectives on the motivation, execution and outcome of UN operations - exposing the political tensions of peacekeeping in a post-Cold War world, where international conflict resolution often clashes with the pursuit of national self-interest.



This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of international relations, conflict resolution, peacekeeping and the United Nations itself.
  • Englisch
  • Manchester
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 234 mm
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  • Breite: 156 mm
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  • Dicke: 13 mm
  • 371 gr
978-1-5261-3939-9 (9781526139399)
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Chen Kertcher is a Lecturer on Global History, Conflict Resolution, Peace Building and Peacekeeping Operations at Ariel Univeristy, Haifa University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya -- .
Introduction
1. A history of UN peacekeeping
2. New thinking: UN peacekeeping and the end of the Cold War 1988-91
3. Agenda for peacekeeping 1992-93
4. The failure of peacekeeping as a panacea to civil wars 1993-95
Conclusion -- .
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