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The women in blue helmets : gender, policing, and the UN's first all-female peacekeeping unit

Author: Lesley J Pruitt
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Women in Blue Helmets tells the story of the first all-female police unit deployed by India to the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia in January 2007. Lesley J. Pruitt investigates how the unit was originated, developed, and implemented, offering an important historical record of this unique initiative. Examining precedents in policing in the troop-contributing country and recent developments in policing in the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pruitt, Lesley J., author.
Women in blue helmets.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016007189
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley J Pruitt
ISBN: 9780520290600 0520290607 9780520290617 0520290615
OCLC Number: 936532272
Description: ix, 163 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: FFPU in global context --
How the FFPU began --
Women at work: securing the peace --
Political economy, women, and Peacekeeping --
Who's afraid of the girls? fears about FFPUs --
Increasing women's participation in peace and security.
Responsibility: Lesley J. Pruitt.

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Tells the story of the first all-female police unit deployed by India to the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia in January 2007. The author investigates how the unit was originated, developed, and  Read more...

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