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Peace operations and organized crime : enemies or allies? / edited by James Cockayne and Adam Lupel.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Series:
Cass Series on Peacekeeping
Case series on peacekeeping
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Subjects:
Peace-building.
Organized crime.
United Nations -- Peacekeeping forces.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Peace operations are increasingly on the front line in the international community's fight against organized crime; this book explores how, in some cases, peace operations and organized crime are clear enemies, while in others, they may become tacit allies.The threat posed by organized crime to international and human security has become a matter of considerable strategic concern for national and international decision-makers, so it is somewhat surprising how little thought has been devoted to addressing the complex relationship between organized crime and peace operations. This volu
Contents:
Introduction: rethinking the relationship between peace operations and organized crime / James Cockayne and Adam Lupel
Framing the issue : UN responses to corruption and criminal networks in postconflict settings / Victoria K. Holt and Alix J. Boucher
Symbiosis between peace operations and illicit business in Bosnia / Peter Andreas
Problems of crime fighting by "internationals" in Kosovo / Cornelius Friesendorf
Understanding criminality in West African conflicts / William Reno
Peace operations and international crime : the case of Somalia Roland Marchal
Organized crime, illicit power structures, and threatened peace processes : the case of Guatemala / Patrick Gavigan
Winning Haiti's protection competition : organized crime and peace operations past, present, and future / James Cockayne
Counterinsurgents in the poppy fields : drugs, wars, and crime in Afghanistan / Vanda Felbab-Brown
Organized crime and corruption in Iraq / Phil Williams
Closing the gap between peace operations and postconflict insecurity : towards a violence reduction agenda / Robert Muggah and Keith Krause
Conclusion : from iron fist to invisible hand : peace operations, organized crime, and intelligent international law enforcement / James Cockayne and Adam Lupel.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Cockayne, James.
Lupel, Adam.
ISBN:
1-136-64311-7
1-136-64312-5
1-283-44282-5
9786613442826
0-203-80473-2
OCLC:
732321632
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203804735 doi