Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 February 2014

264 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199672189

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How Peace Operations Work

Power, Legitimacy, and Effectiveness

Jeni Whalan

  • Advances a new approach to studying the effectiveness of peace operations
  • Studies peace operations through a local lens, highlighting the centrality of local compliance and cooperation for a peace operation's effectiveness
  • Foregrounds the exercise of power by peace operations and structures a framework to study it
  • Highlights the significance of local legitimacy for a peace operation's effectiveness, and explains how an operation can be locally legitimized
  • Identifies a set of policy reforms to help peace operations work better