Keeping the Peace
Multidimensional UN Operations in Cambodia and El Salvador
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Keeping the Peace by Michael W. Doyle
Book DescriptionKeeping the Peace explores the new multidimensional role that the United Nations has played in peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peacebuilding over the last few years. By examining the paradigm-setting cases of Cambodia and El Salvador, and drawing lessons from these UN 'success stories', the book seeks to point the way toward more effective ways for the international community to address conflict in the post-Cold War era. This book is especially timely given its focus on the heretofore amorphous middle ground between traditional peacekeeping and peace. It provides the first comparative, in-depth treatment of substantial UN activities in everything from the demobilization and reintegration of forces, the return of refugees, the monitoring of human rights, and the design and supervision of constitutional, judicial, and electoral reforms, to the observation and even organization and conduct of elections, and the coordination of support for economic rehabilitation and reconstruction of countries torn by war.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521581851
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael W. Doyle
Question of Intervention, Hardback (March 2015)
Taking John Stuart Mill's famous 1859 essay "A Few Words on Non-Intervention" as his starting point, the author addresses the thorny issue of when a state's sovereignty should be respected and when it should be overridden or disregarded by other states in the name of humanitarian protection, national self-determination, or national security.
Striking First: Preemption and Prevention in International Conflict, Paperback (March 2011)
Does the United States have the right to defend itself by striking first, or must it wait until an attack is in progress? Is the Bush Doctrine of aggressive preventive action a justified and legal recourse against threats posed by terrorists and rogue states? This book includes responses by political theorists Richard Tuck and Jeffrey McMahan.
Making War and Building Peace, Paperback (May 2006)» View all books by Michael W. Doyle
Examines how well United Nations peacekeeping missions work after civil war. Statistically analyzing all civil wars since 1945, this book compares peace processes that had UN involvement to those that didn't. It argues that each mission must be designed to fit the conflict, with the right authority and adequate resources.
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