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How Strategic Is UN Peacebuilding?

Nicholas Sambanis

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/9780195395914.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes results from a quantitative study on UN peacekeeping (Doyle and Sambanis) to assess the extent to which UN peacekeeping operations are strategic. Although UN missions are ... More


UN Peace Operations

Rosemary Foot

in China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843733
eISBN:
9780191879456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843733.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The primary aim of this chapter is to explain the apparent paradox of increasing Chinese support and involvement even as UN peace operations have become more complex, dangerous, and intrusive. The ... More


Introduction

Thorsten Benner, Stephan Mergenthaler, and Philipp Rotmann

in The New World of UN Peace Operations: Learning to Build Peace?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594887
eISBN:
9780191729065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594887.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The opening chapter starts by presenting the empirical and theoretical motivations. Empirically, it introduces the ‘learning challenge’ in contemporary UN peace operations, in many ways the UN's ... More


The Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Rosemary Foot

in China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843733
eISBN:
9780191879456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843733.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The protection of civilians in armed conflict (POC) since 1999 has been recognized as a core obligation of the United Nations, and as vital to the legitimation of the Security Council’s role and ... More


China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image

Rosemary Foot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843733
eISBN:
9780191879456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over a relatively short period of time, Beijing moved from passive involvement with the UN to active engagement. How are we to make sense of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) embrace of the UN, ... More


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