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Peacebuilding And Police Reform

Author : Espen Barth Eide
ISBN : 9781135264741
Genre : History
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The contributions here discuss the issue of internationally assisted police reform in transitions from war to peace. They include theoretical insights and informed case studies and a discussion of the trend towards internationally provided executive authority policing.
Category: History

Peacebuilding And Police Refor

Author : Tor Tanke Holm
ISBN : 9781136347719
Genre : History
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Reforms of local police forces in conflict or post-conflict areas need to be dealt with in order to create a certain level of security for the local people. This volume presents the discussions of professionals in the field of peacekeeping, civilian police activities and police reform, both academics and practitionaers, on the issue of internationally assisted police reform in transitions from war to peace. Contributions include theoretical insights and informed case studies from El Salvador and Guatamala, the Balkans, West Bank and Gaza, and Mozambique and South Africa.
Category: History

Local Legitimacy In Peacebuilding

Author : Birte Julia Gippert
ISBN : 9781351695749
Genre : Political Science
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This book analyses the role of legitimacy in explaining local actors’ compliance with international peacebuilding operations. The book provides a comparative, micro-level study of local actors’ reasons for compliance with or resistance to international peacebuilding. Specifically, it analyses three pathways to compliance –legitimacy, coercion, and reward-seeking – to explore local police officers’ compliance with the reforms stipulated by the EU Police Mission in Bosnia and the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo. The work constructs a holistic framework of the mechanisms connecting each pathway to compliance and measures legitimacy using micro-level indicators. This study not only shines light on the question why local actors comply, a crucial factor in mission effectiveness, but it also illuminates exactly how compliance works. The book contributes nuanced evidence about the often-heralded importance of legitimacy in peacebuilding, showing exactly in which situations local legitimacy matters and in which it does not. It is also highly relevant for policy-makers as it unpacks and explains the mechanisms behind local legitimacy, assisting in understanding this usually nebulous concept. This book demonstrates the need for micro-level analysis by revealing the relevant processes of legitimation usually hidden behind commonly perceived social fault lines, such as the Serb-Albanian divide in Kosovo. This book will be of much interest to students of peacebuilding, war and conflict studies, Balkans politics, security studies and International Relations.
Category: Political Science

Constructing Justice And Security After War

Author : Charles Call
ISBN : 1929223900
Genre : Political Science
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Distinguished scholars, criminal justice practitioners, and former senior officials of international missions examine the experiences of countries that have recently undergone transitions from conflict with significant international involvement.
Category: Political Science

Reforming 21st Century Peacekeeping Operations

Author : Marc. G Doucet
ISBN : 9781317382645
Genre : Political Science
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This book considers contemporary international interventions with a specific focus on analyzing the frameworks that have guided recent peacekeeping operations led by the United Nations. Drawing from the work of Michel Foucault and Foucauldian-inspired approaches in the field of International Relations, it highlights how interventions can be viewed through the lens of governmentality and its key attendant concepts. The book draws from these approaches in order to explore how international interventions are increasingly informed by governmental rationalities of security and policing. Two specific cases are examined: the UN's Security Sector Reform (SSR) approach and the UN's Protection of Civilians agenda. Focusing on the governmental rationalities that are at work in these two central frameworks that have come to guide contemporary UN-led peacekeeping efforts in recent years, the book considers: The use in IR of governmentality and its attendant notions of biopower and sovereign power The recent discussion regarding the concept and practice of international policing and police reform The rise of security as a rationality of government and the manner in which security and police rationalities interconnect and have increasingly come to inform peacekeeping efforts The Security Sector Reform (SSR) framework for peacebuilding and the rise of the UN's Protection of Civilians agenda. This book will be of interest to graduates and scholars of international relations, security studies, critical theory, and conflict and intervention.
Category: Political Science

Civil Society And Transitions In The Western Balkans

Author : V. Bojicic-Dzelilovic
ISBN : 9781137296252
Genre : Political Science
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This book explores the ambiguous role played by civil society in the processes of state-building, democratization and post-conflict reconstruction in the Western Balkans challenging the assumption that civil society is always a force for good by analysing civil society actors and their effects in post-communist and post-conflict transition.
Category: Political Science

Nato And Peace Support Operations 1991 1999

Author : Henning Frantzen
ISBN : 9781134270309
Genre : History
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This new book addresses the key question of how NATO and three of its member states are configuring their policies and military doctrines in order to handle the new strategic environment. This environment is increasingly dominated by 'new wars', more precisely civil wars within states, and peacekeeping as the strategy devised by outside actors for dealing with them. The book seeks to explain how this new strategic environment has been interpreted and how the new conflicts and peacekeeping have been fitted into 'defence' and 'war' - key concepts in the field of security studies.
Category: History

Globalization Police Reform And Development

Author : G. Ellison
ISBN : 9781137284808
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 42.67 MB
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This volume presents a unique examination of Western-led police reform efforts by theoretically linking neoliberal globalization, police reform and development. The authors present seven country case studies based on this theoretical and conceptual approach and assess the prospects for successful police reform in a global context.
Category: Social Science

Keeping The Peace

Author : Michael W. Doyle
ISBN : 0521588375
Genre : History
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"Six essays on the UN role in El Salvador, with a chapter comparing UN activity in El Salvador and Cambodia"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Category: History

The Psychology Of Peacekeeping

Author : Harvey J. Langholtz
ISBN : 0275962326
Genre : Political Science
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Based on the notion that in today's context of ethnopolitical conflict and chaos, war is a failure of psychology as well as of diplomacy and that roles are emerging for psychologists and other social scientists to play in peacekeeping before, during, and after conflict. Examines the psychological di
Category: Political Science