Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Peace Operations and Global Order by Paul Williams

Peacekeeping in Global Politics investigates the changing role of peacekeeping and competing perspectives about what that role should be. It begins by addressing broad issues connected with the transition from a Westphalian to post-Westphalian international society, the ethical and legal dilemmas provoked by armed intervention, and the alternative ways of conceptualising the role that peacekeeping plays. It goes on to critically chart the development of 'traditional' peacekeeping before outlining how the role of force in peacekeeping operations has changed and the close links between peacekeeping, conflict prevention and conflict resolution. The final part of the volume focuses specifically on globalization and the effects that this has had on peacekeeping practices. In particular, it focuses on the changing conflict environment, the growing tendency towards subcontracting peacekeeping duties, and the development of regional peacekeeping capabilities. Overall, this volume makes two contributions to the way we think about peacekeeping: first it demonstrates that the theory and practice of peacekeeping is embedded in global politics and second it shows that there an on-going debate about what peacekeeping is for.

Buy Peace Operations and Global Order by Paul Williams from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415463836
ISBN-10: 0415463831
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Peace Operations and Global Order by Paul Williams

Book Reviews - Peace Operations and Global Order by Paul Williams

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Peace Operations and Global Order book by Paul Williams and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Paul Williams

Alex J. Bellamy is Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland. Paul Williams is Lecturer in Security Studies, University of Birmingham. He previously taught in the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth. His main research interests are in Theories of International Security, especially Critical Security Studies; International peacekeeping and co-editing (also published by Routledge).; British foreign policy and South African foreign policy. His previous publications include: co-authoring ;

Books By Paul Williams

North-West Buses in the 1980s by Paul Williams
Paperback, July 2017
$28.62
Playing With Words by Paul Williams
Paperback, September 2016
$36.86
Manchester Buses by Paul Williams
Paperback, September 2016
$28.62