Encyclopedia of International Peacekeeping Operations analyzes the broad national, regional, cultural, and international contexts of peacekeeping. Special focus is placed on such contemporary issues as human rights, peacebuilding from below, conflict resolution theory, civilian peacekeeping, gender considerations, and women in peacekeeping. The coverage is enhanced by a chronology, charts, maps, a list of acronyms, an annotated bibliography, and references to key websites.
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What is the difference between peacekeeping, peacemaking, and peacebuilding? How can air support be used in peace operations? How does "British peacekeeping" differ from American and other forms of peacekeeping? For answers, look in this handy reference work, which ranges from the first UN observer missions in the Balkans in 1947 to present-day Bosnia, covering not only the "blue helmets," but also peacekeeping under other auspices.About the Author:
Oliver Ramsbotham and Tom Woodhouse are senior lecturers in peace studies and co-directors of the Centre for Conflict Resolution at the University of Bradford, Bradford, England. They are editors of International Peacekeeping News and digest editors for International Peacekeeping.
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