The Resource United Nations peacekeeping operations : ad hoc missions, permanent engagement, edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel, (electronic book)

United Nations peacekeeping operations : ad hoc missions, permanent engagement, edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel, (electronic book)

Label
United Nations peacekeeping operations : ad hoc missions, permanent engagement
Title
United Nations peacekeeping operations
Title remainder
ad hoc missions, permanent engagement
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the evolution of peacekeeping, particularly since the early 1990s. This period was characterized by much initial enthusiasm and hopes for a United Nations that would find a more agreeable international environment for effective and sustained operations to secure peace where it existed, and to provide peace where it did not. Peacekeeping has always been one of the most visible symbols of the UN role in international peace and security. And it was disappointment with the performance of UN peacekeeping operations which was to become symbolic of the UN's failure to emerge from the ashes of the Cold War as a rejuvenated key player in international and, increasingly, internal peace and security. United Nations Peacekeeping Operations reflects some of the thinking, some of the experiences in the UN and in the field, some of the frustrations, and some of the hopes of this past decade. It combines academic analysis, field experience, and reflection with forward-looking proposals (including the suggestions of, and responses to, the recent Brahimi Report) for more effective peace operations designed and deployed by the UN in partnership with regional, subregional, and local actors. The various chapters in this book confirm the reality of differences among academics, international civil servants, and generals in their respective cultures of reflection, introspection, and analysis. The first part of the book outlines the challenges of post-Cold War peacekeeping; the second part sheds light on regional experiences of peacekeeping missions, with an emphasis on the post-Soviet region and Africa. In the third part practitioners with extensive field experience share their specific experiences in Cambodia, former Yugoslavia, and East Timor. Part four takes stock of the recent record of UN peacekeeping, and of the UN's own attempt to analyze, evaluate, and reform its performance in peace operations
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
341.5/84
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ6374
LC item number
.U555 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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1948-
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  • Thakur, Ramesh
  • Schnabel, Albrecht
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  • United Nations
  • United Nations
Label
United Nations peacekeeping operations : ad hoc missions, permanent engagement, edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr5006035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 267 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
United Nations peacekeeping operations : ad hoc missions, permanent engagement, edited by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr5006035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 267 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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