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Obstacle to peace? Ethnic geography and effectiveness of peacekeeping

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Under what conditions does peacekeeping reduce one-sided violence in civil wars? This article argues that local sources of violence, particularly ethnic geography, affect peacekeeping effectiveness. Existing studies focus on the features of individual missions, yet curbing one-sided violence also depends on peacekeepers’ capacity to reduce the opportunities and incentives for violence. Moving from the idea that territorial control is a function of ethnic polarization, the article posits that ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0007123418000200

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
British Journal of Political Science More from this journal
Volume:
50
Issue:
3
Pages:
1089-1109
Publication date:
2018-10-08
Acceptance date:
2018-03-07
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EISSN:
1469-2112
ISSN:
0007-1234
Language:
English
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pubs:831972
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uuid:48b4cc12-0542-4b61-b6a7-0247c8922b15
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pubs:831972
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831972
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2018-04-04

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