November 21, 2010

DGAP Yearbook, Volume 28

Peacekeeping: Security and Development in Areas of Limited Statehood (“Einsatz für den Frieden”)

In precarious states such as Afghanistan, Congo, and Sudan, one finds governance structures that are considerably different from Western forms of statehood. But they could be developed to establish public security, safeguard the basic needs of their populations, and even allow for the emergence of legitimate institutions. To this end, “state builders” should be aware of the limits of supranational organizations and assure domestic support for their long-term engagement.

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Oldenbourg Publishers, Munich 2010, 488 pages (in German)

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