Robert A. Rubinstein's Peacekeeping Under Fire: Culture and Intervention PDF

By Robert A. Rubinstein

The overseas neighborhood more and more responds to civil wars, humanitarian crises, and different intrastate conflicts in the course of the device of UN peacekeeping. the vast majority of those interventions occur in non-Western components and contain interactions between militaries and nongovernmental organisations from everywhere in the globe. during this wide-ranging ebook, Rubinstein attracts on many years of his personal examine on peacekeeping, and on different present and ancient circumstances, to advance a vast figuring out of the jobs that tradition performs in peacekeeping's luck or failure. Peacekeeping lower than hearth indicates that cultural issues are key components in any respect degrees of peacekeeping operations. tradition impacts what occurs among peacekeepers and native populations, how army and nongovernmental firms engage, or even how missions are deliberate and licensed. Peacekeeping below fireplace analyzes how political symbolism and formality are severe to peacekeeping and demonstrates how questions of strength, identification, and political conception emerge from the cultural context of peacekeeping.

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