The United Nations and Peacekeeping Results, Limitations and Prospects: The Lessons of 40 Years of Experience

The 1988 Nobel Peace Prize has thrown into sharp relief the significant role United Nations' peacekeepers have played on the international stage since the first operation 40 years ago. This volume takes stock of our peacekeeping past and present and considers its future. It gives an insider...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Rikhye, Indar Jit (Editor), Skjelsbaek, Kjell (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1991, 1991
Series:Issues in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The 1988 Nobel Peace Prize has thrown into sharp relief the significant role United Nations' peacekeepers have played on the international stage since the first operation 40 years ago. This volume takes stock of our peacekeeping past and present and considers its future. It gives an insider's look at management and financing issues, the views of troop-contributing countries and the effect of operations on peacekeepers and local populations. This volume strengthens the case for peacekeeping in a viable system for international peace and security
Physical Description:XVII, 200 p online resource
ISBN:9781349208081