Coercion and Enforcement

Peacekeeping

Melander, Erik 2009. ‘Selected to go where murderers lurk? The preventive effect of peacekeeping on mass killings of civilians’, Conflict Management and Peace Sciences, 26(4), 389–406.

As is the case with sanctions, also peacekeeping has been much debated with respect to its actual impact in local situations. Melander studies the impact on the security of civilians, taking into account that peacekeepers often go to the most difficult cases.