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Sequencing United Nations Peacemaking: Political Initiatives and Peacekeeping Operations

Dorussen, Hendrikus and Bohmelt, Tobias and Clayton, Govinda (2022) 'Sequencing United Nations Peacemaking: Political Initiatives and Peacekeeping Operations.' Conflict Management and Peace Science, 39 (1). pp. 24-48. ISSN 0738-8942

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Abstract

The UN has developed a diverse range of peacemaking tools, including different forms of political initiatives (diplomatic, technocratic, and political-development missions) and peacekeeping operations. Yet, we know surprisingly little about when and why we observe the onset of different types of UN missions. Examining an “escalatory trajectory,” we analyze the United Nations Peace Initiatives (UNPI) data, a new data set providing information on all different types of UN engagements. Our main contributions are that we provide insights about how the different types of missions relate to one another and conceptual clarity about what the different types of missions are.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: United Nations; Conflict Management; Conflict Resolution; Political Initiatives; Peacekeeping Missions
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2021 09:31
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:22
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29813

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