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Kinds of blue: diversity in UN peacekeeping missions and civilian protection

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For a given number of troops in a peace operation, is it advisable to have soldiers from a single country, or should the UN recruit peacekeepers from a variety of donor countries? Since 1990, the number of contributors to peace operations has grown threefold, and most operations have carried the mandate to protect civilians. This article explores the effect of diversity in the composition of a mission, measured by fractionalization and polarization indices, on its performance in protecting ci...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0007123415000034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Politics and Int Relations
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Political Science Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
3
Pages:
681-700
Publication date:
2015
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EISSN:
1469-2112
ISSN:
0007-1234
URN:
uuid:38bd9d4b-e97f-4b82-ad0d-714c3bd1bf3d
Source identifiers:
572783
Local pid:
pubs:572783

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