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UN Peacekeeping, American Policy and the Uncivil Wars of the 1990s New ed

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Edited by: William J. Durch

ISBN13: 9780333680216
ISBN: 0333680219
Published: June 1997
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £46.00

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'...the single most authoritative text on peacekeeping in the post-cold war era...the cases are comprehensive and incisive...and the authors bring sharp analysis, clean prose, and much experience in recent peace-keeping operations. Anyone wanting help navigating the labyrinths of today's internal conflicts should read this book.' - Stephen John Steadman, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University;'...crisply written, carefully researched, and insightfully analyzed case studies of the UN's varied attempts to bring peace to the civil wars of the 1990s...A worthy successor to their Evolution of UN Peacekeeping.' - Michael W. Doyle, Professor, Princeton Universzity and Senior Fellow of the International Peawce Academy;In a stunning follow-up to his well-received The Evolution of UN Peacekeeping, William Durch looks at the peacekeeping efforts of the United Nations as they took shape during the present decade. El Salvador, Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Cambodia and the former Yugoslavia all harboured explosive political situations that tested, and in some cases continue to test, the limits of the United Nations ability to keep peace in a world where the political situation is constantly changing. Anyone interested in international politics and peacekeeping will want to read Durch's newest.

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Public International Law
Introduction and Overview; W.J.Durch - Knowing When to Say No: The Development of US Policy for Peacekeeping; I.H.Daalder - Pursuing Human Rights: The United Nations Operation in El Salvador; F.O.Hampson - The Peace that Fell Apart: The United Nations and the War in Angola; Y.C.Lodico - The Politics of Reconciliation: The United Nations Operation in Mozambique; P.L.Reed - The Politics of Death: Peacekeeping and Disaster Relief in Rwanda; J.M.Vaccaro - Introduction to Anarchy: Humanitarian Intervention and 'State-building' in Somalia; W.J.Durch - Creating Legitimate Governance: The United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia; J.A.Schear - Neutrality and Responsibility: Peace Operations in the Former Yugoslavia; W.J.Durch & J.A.Schear - Spheres of Interest: Keeping the Peace in the Borderlands of Russia; K.P.O'Prey - Epilogue