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War and peace in transition : changing roles of external actors

Author: Karin Aggestam; Annika Björkdahl
Publisher: Lund [Sweden] : Nordic Academic Press, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Aggestam; Annika Björkdahl
ISBN: 9185509221 9789185509225
OCLC Number: 456903861
Description: 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: war and peace in transition / Karin Aggestam & Annika Björkdahl --
1. New Roles for external actors? Disagreements about international regulation of private armies / Anna Leander --
2. The privatisation of security and state control of force : patterns, challenges and perceptions in the case of Iraq / Joakim Berndtsson --
3. The EU's intervention in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict / Michael Schulz --
4. The changing character of peace operations : the use of force at the tactical level / Kersti Larsdotter --
5. Witnessing the unbearable : Alma Johansson and the massacres of the Armenians 1915 / Maria Småberg --
6. Sequencing of peacemaking in emerging conflicts / Birger Heldt --
7. Mediating between tigers and lions : Norwegian peace diplomacy in Sri Lanka's civil war / Kristine Höglund & Isak Svensson --
Conclusion: Changing roles and practices / Karin Aggestam & Annika Björkdahl.
Responsibility: edited by Karin Aggestam & Annika Björkdahl.

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Addresses some of the critical and transformative issues in war and peacemaking, such as the roles of private military and security companies and the use of force in peace support operations. This  Read more...

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