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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


The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Europe, the United States, and the International Criminal Court

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In stark contrast to American policy, European states have embraced the ICC. This chapter examines what this tells us about Europe as an actor on the global state. Drawing on Andrew Linklater's ... More


The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for over twenty years. This new revised and ... More


Challenging Acts of Other United Nations’ Organs, Subsidiary Organs, and Officials

Jan Wouters and Pierre Schmitt

in Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595297
eISBN:
9780191595752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595297.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the extent to which UN acts, other than UN Security Council sanctions, have been challenged and scrutinized by national courts. Particular emphasis is put on peacekeeping ... More


Using Force to Protect Civilians in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

Fiona Blyth and Patrick Cammaert

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Using examples drawn from the authors’ respective operational experiences, this chapter argues that for force to be effectively employed, troops must be well trained and equipped, supported by ... More


Due Diligence, the UN, and Peacekeeping

Nigel D. White

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the application, acceptance, and implementation of human rights due diligence obligations in UN peacekeeping operations. It points to growing, but uneven, evidence of the ... More


The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

Esref Aksu

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067488
eISBN:
9781781700525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study explores the normative dimension of the evolving role of the United Nations in peace and security and, ultimately, in governance. What is dealt with here is both the UN's changing raison ... More


States of Empire: Liberal Ordering and Imperial Relations

Paul Musgrave and Daniel H. Nexon

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the complex and contingent interplay between liberal order and empire. It draws attention to the seemingly irresolvable dilemma that the United States maintains imperial ... More


Introduction

Vincenzo Bove, Chiara Ruffa, and Andrea Ruggeri

in Composing Peace: Mission Composition in UN Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198790655
eISBN:
9780191833168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790655.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter starts by presenting the core focus of the book—which is about diversity of mission composition within UN peace operations—and its objectives. The book asks two questions. ... More


Introduction

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

in Violating Peace: Sex, Aid, and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748059
eISBN:
9781501748073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748059.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of sexual exploitation and abuse in UN peacekeeping operations. These behaviors are diverse and have ranged from opportunistic sexual assault and rape ... More


Saving Darfur: Unamid (2007–)

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter assesses how the United Nations, in cooperation with the African Union, formed one of the largest and most expensive peacekeeping operations ever deployed to stop the bloodshed in ... More


The Utility of Force for Protecting Civilians

Stian Kjeksrud

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to develop conclusions about the utility of the use of force, drawing on an assessment of 188 military protection operations across ten UN peacekeeping missions in Africa during ... More


Conclusion

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book concludes by reflecting on the stories told here of the FFPU and why they matter more broadly. This includes considering what prospects and challenges the FFPU highlights for feminist ... More


Peacekeeping in the Midst of War

Lisa Hultman, Jacob D. Kathman, and Megan Shannon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198845577
eISBN:
9780191880735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are United Nations peacekeeping missions effective at reducing violence in civil wars? Although UN peacekeeping is a notable intervention tool, the international community lacks systematic knowledge ... More


Composing Peace: Mission Composition in UN Peacekeeping

Vincenzo Bove, Chiara Ruffa, and Andrea Ruggeri

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198790655
eISBN:
9780191833168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book explores how diversity in United Nations’ peace mission composition affects peacekeeping effectiveness. It identifies four key dimensions of composition: Blue Helmets’ field diversity, top ... More


Military Intervention, the UN Security Council, and the Role of UNESCOThe Case of Mali

Sabine von Schorlemer

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Intentional destruction of cultural heritage by extremist non-State actors—be it by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Syria, Iraq, and Libya, or Boko Haram in Nigeria—is ... More


Violating Peace: Sex, Aid, and Peacekeeping

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748059
eISBN:
9781501748073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748059.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book investigates sexual misconduct by military peacekeepers and abuses perpetrated by civilian peacekeepers and non-UN civilian interveners. Based on extensive field research in Bosnia, ... More


A Humanitarian Star

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows UNHCR’s role as lead humanitarian agency in Bosnia (1992–95). It shows how the agency rose in prominence to take on the role as the world’s foremost humanitarian organization. ... More


The Western Liberal Constitution’s Internationalized Making: Rise, Rejection, and Revival

Vijayashri Sripati

in Constitution-Making under UN Auspices: Fostering Dependency in Sovereign Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498024
eISBN:
9780199098378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498024.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter chronologically traces the Western liberal Constitution’s internationalization from 1919-1960 to establish UNCA’s birth in 1949, rejection in 1960 and revival in 1960. This chapter ... More


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