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Perspectives on Peacekeeping and Atrocity Prevention : Expanding Stakeholders and Regional Arrangements
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The current challenges and potential future of peacekeeping in an increasingly complex world take center stage in this far-reaching collection.
Contributors advance a nuanced picture of post-conflict environments across different areas of the globe while considering possible deployments of peacekeeping, traditional military and UN forces in semi-autonomous complementary roles. Longstanding debate topics such as the need for a standing UN army and the field implementation of global right-to-protect concepts are discussed, as are emerging ideas in civilian protection, atrocity prevention and balancing triage operations with long-term peacebuilding efforts. Other dispatches chronicle key issues and concerns regarding peacekeeping operations in Brazil, China and diverse regions of Africa.
Included in the coverage:
- Protecting strangers: reflections on a cosmopolitan peacekeeping capacity.
- Towards a standing UN force for peacekeeping.
- Challenges posed by intervention brigades and other coercive measures in support of the protection of civilians.
- Addressing the criminal accountability of peacekeepers.
- The evolution of China’s role in peacekeeping and atrocity crime prevention.
- Businesses and investors as stakeholders in atrocity crime prevention.
Multiple viewpoints, a global scope and real-world clarity make Perspectives on Peacekeeping and Atrocity Prevention an invaluable resource toadvance the work of humanitarians, criminologists and students of and professionals in international relations.