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Peacekeeping in the midst of war (2020)

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Abstract

Civil wars have caused tremendous human suffering in the last century, and the United Nations is often asked to send peacekeepers to stop ongoing violence. Yet despite being the most visible tool of international intervention, policymakers and scholars have little systematic knowledge about how well peacekeeping works. 'Peacekeeping in the Midst of War' offers the most comprehensive analyses of peacekeeping on civil war violence to date. With unique data on different types of violence in civil wars around the world, it offers a rigorous understanding of UN intervention by analysing both wars with and without UN peacekeeping efforts. It also directly measures the strength of UN missions in personnel capacity and constitution.

Keywords

Civil war, Protection of civilians

Languages

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

9780191880735

Edition

First edition

DOI

10.1093/oso/9780198845577.001.0001

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