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Equal opportunity peacekeeping : women, peace, and security in post-conflict states

Author: Sabrina Karim; Kyle Beardsley
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Series: Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
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"Recent developments such as Sweden's Feminist Foreign Policy, the "Hillary Doctrine," and the integration of women into combat roles in the U.S. have propelled gender equality to the forefront of international politics. The UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, however, has been integrating gender equality into peacekeeping missions for nearly two decades as part of the women, peace and security agenda that has  Read more...
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Karim, Sabrina.
Equal opportunity peacekeeping.
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016051887
Print version:
Karim, Sabrina.
Equal opportunity peacekeeping.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016033646
(OCoLC)962359651
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sabrina Karim; Kyle Beardsley
ISBN: 9780190602444 0190602449
OCLC Number: 976088128
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2017 Conflict Research Society Book of the Year Prize.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages .).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Acknowledgments --
List of Abbreviations --
Chapter 1: Are Blue Helmets Just for Boys? --
Chapter 2: The Evolution of Gender Reforms in U.N. Peacekeeping Missions --
Chapter 3: Gender Power Imbalances in Peacekeeping Missions --
PART I: Discrimination, Protection, and SEAHV in UN Peacekeeping Missions (2006-2013) --
Chapter 4: Discrimination and Protection Revisited: Female Participation in Peacekeeping Operations --
Chapter 5: The Spoils of Peace: Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, Harassment, and Violence in Peacekeeping Operations --
PART II: Discrimination, Protection, and SEAHV in the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) --
Chapter 6: Perspectives on Discrimination, Protection, and SEAHV in UNMIL --
Chapter 7: On the Ground: Local Legacies of UNMIL Gender Reforms --
Chapter 8: A Call for Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping --
Appendix 1: Chapter 4 Appendix --
Appendix 2: Chapter 5 Appendix --
Appendix 3: Chapter 6 Appendix --
Appendix 4: Chapter 7 Appendix --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
Responsibility: Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley.

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Despite reforms that have realized major improvements, gender power imbalances within and through peacekeeping missions continue to pose major challenges. Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley explore how  Read more...

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Karim (Cornell) and Beardsley (Duke) have given us a theoretically informed, data-driven analysis of both gender (in)equality in peacekeeping units and the sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and Read more...

 
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