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Whose Strategy, Whose Peace? The Role of International Institutions in Strategic Peacebuilding

John Paul Lederach and R. Scott Appleby

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Chesterman grapples with the complex challenges facing the United Nations in post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding efforts. He first examines the dilemmas inherent in ... More


Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making addresses debates on liberal peace and the policies of peacebuilding through a theoretical and empirical study of resistance in peacebuilding ... More


Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Laura J. Shepherd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations is an organization founded at least in part on hope: hope for a postwar future offering security, human rights, justice, “social progress and better standards of life in larger ... More


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Ibrahim Fraihat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While toppling decades-old authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen took only months, rebuilding these states will likely take years. This book argues that to transition to sustainable ... More


The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Michael W. Doyle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The question of when or whether a nation should intervene in another country's affairs is one of the most important concerns in today's volatile world. Taking John Stuart Mill's famous 1859 essay “A ... More


The Challenge of Sustaining Peace: Enhancing and Moving beyond the United Nations’ Peacebuilding Architecture

Necla Tschirgi and Cedric de Coning

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While demand for international peacebuilding assistance increases around the world, the UN’s Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) remains a relatively weak player, for many reasons: its original design, ... More


Facilitating Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Is the UN Peacebuilding Commission Successfully Filling an Institutional Gap or Marking a Missed Opportunity?

Freya Baetens

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), an intergovernmental advisory body, was created as an institutional mechanism addressing the needs of states emerging from conflict. This chapter examines the ... More


Peacebuilding

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter brings the story of DPA–DPKO relations up to the present. It argues that neither the bureaucratic nor the conceptual problems faced by UNAMIR—especially the difficulty of separating ... More


Protecting With Civilians

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Protection of civilians is central to most contemporary peacekeeping mandates, but the first line of defence for most civilians is their own activity, or that of other formal or informal civilian ... More


Gendered identities in peacebuilding: an analysis of post-2006 Timor-Leste

Sarah Smith

in The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526110244
eISBN:
9781526136022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In 2006 and 2007, Timor-Leste experienced a violent political crisis, mostly centred in the capital Dili, which led to a renewed UN peacekeeping presence. While the catalyst for the crisis was the ... More


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