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  • Page extent: 452 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.66 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 341.5/84
  • Dewey version: 21
  • LC Classification: JX1961.P7 K4 1997
  • LC Subject headings:
    • United Nations--Armed Forces--Cambodia
    • Cambodia--Politics and government--1979-
    • United Nations--Armed Forces--El Salvador
    • El Salvador--Politics and government--1992-
    • City children--United States

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521588379 | ISBN-10: 0521588375)

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Keeping the Peace explores the new multidimensional role that the United Nations has played in peacemaking, peacekeeping and peacebuilding over the past few years. By examining the paradigm-setting cases of Cambodia and El Salvador, and drawing lessons from these UN "success stories", the book identifies more effective ways for the international community to address conflict in the post-Cold War era. This book is especially timely given its focus on multidimensional peace operations, the most likely role for the UN in coming years.


1. Introduction Michael W. Doyle, Ian Johnstone and Robert C. Orr; Part I. Cambodia: 2. Three visions of politics in Cambodia David Chandler; 3. The political dynamics of the peacekeeping process in Cambodia Jin Song; 4. The Cambodian settlement agreements Nishkala Suntharalingam; 5. Holding a fragile peace: the military and civilian components of UNTAC Cheryl M. Lee Kim and Mark Metrikas; 6. Authority and elections in Cambodia Michael W. Doyle; 7. Returning home: the repatriation of Cambodian refugees Brian Williams; 8. Quick impacts, slow rehabilitation in Cambodia Elisabeth Uphoff Kato; Part II. El Salvador: 9. Insurrection and civil war in El Salvador Edelberto Torres-Rivas; 10. Peacekeeping in El Salvador Mark Levine; 11. The El Salvador peace accords: using international and domestic law norms to build peace Timothy A. Wilkins; 12. From peacekeeping to peacebuilding: restructuring military and police institutions in El Salvador David H. McCormick; 13. Rights and reconciliation in El Salvador Ian Johnstone; 14. The arms-for-land deal in El Salvador Graciana del Castillo; 15. Strategies for peace: conclusions and lessons Michael W. Doyle, Ian Johnstone and Robert C. Orr.


"a carefully designed and persuasively argued comparative analysis of U.N. operations in Cambodia and El Salvador....this insightful volume adds to the literature and merits careful perusal." Thomas G. Weiss, American Political Science Review


Michael W. Doyle, Ian Johnstone, Robert C. Orr, David Chandler, Jin Song, Nishkala Suntharalingam, Cheryl M. Lee Kim, Mark Metrikas, Brian Williams, Elisabeth Uphoff Kato, Edelberto Torres-Rivas, Mark Levine, Timothy A. Wilkins, David H. McCormick, Graciana del Castillo

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