Whose Peace?: Local Ownership and United Nations Peacekeeping

Whose Peace?: Local Ownership and United Nations Peacekeeping

by Sarah B.K. von Billerbeck

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198755708
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2017
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author



Sarah B.K. von Billerbeck, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Reading

Dr. Sarah von Billerbeck is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading. Her research focuses on UN peacekeeping, civil war and post-conflict reconstruction, the UN, institutional legitimacy, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She previously worked for the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC, the American Refugee Committee in Guinea, and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Lebanon. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford and previously taught at King's College London.

Table of Contents



1. Introduction
2. Conflicting Normative and Operational Imperatives: A Conceptual Framework
3. The Evolution and Discourse of Local Ownership
4. Understandings of Local Ownership
5. Operationalizations of Local Ownership: Practices
6. Operationalizations of Local Ownership: Actors
7. Local Ownership: A Discursive Tool?
8. Local Ownership: An Operational Obstacle?
9. Conclusion
Annex I: List of Interviewees
Annex II: List of UN Peacekeeping Operations, 1948-2016

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