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Power, politics and perception: the impact of foreign policy on civilian-peacekeeper relations

Newby, Vanessa


This article responds to a recent call for increased empirical evidence on the ‘local turn’ in the peacebuilding literature and discusses the impact of the international on local consent for peace operations. Using fresh empirical material this article examines the case of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). It shows how local perceptions of the foreign policies of peacekeeping contingents matter, and how this affects the functionality of the mission. This article highlights...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Third World Quarterly
DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2017.1334542


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