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Peace Operations Paul Diehl

Peace Operations

Paul Diehl

Published April 21st 2008
ISBN : 9780745642079
Paperback
197 pages
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 About the Book 

Peacekeeping has gradually evolved to encompass a broad range of different conflict management missions and techniques, which are incorporated under the term peace operations. Well over 100 missions have been deployed, the vast majority within theMorePeacekeeping has gradually evolved to encompass a broad range of different conflict management missions and techniques, which are incorporated under the term peace operations. Well over 100 missions have been deployed, the vast majority within the last twenty years. This book provides an overview of the central issues surrounding the development, operation, and effectiveness of peace operations. Among many features, this book: traces the historical development of peace operations from their origins in the early 20th century through the development of modern peacebuilding missions- tracks changes over time in the size, mission, and organization of peace operations- analyses different organizational, financial, and troop provisions for peace operations, as well as assessing alternatives- and, lays out criteria for evaluating peace operations and details the conditions under which such operations are successful.