Privatising Peace

Privatising Peace

Number of page: 260
Author: M. Patterson
Publisher: Springer
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Category: Law

The history of United Nations peacekeeping is largely one of failure. This book puts a case for augmenting ad hoc peacekeepers with competent contract labour; and within the constraints of a new legal regime, supporting future operations with well-trained contractors who might subdue by force those who inflict gross human rights abuses on others.

About The Author

MALCOLM HUGH PATTERSON is an Australian lawyer who teaches International Law and International Relations. Since being awarded his PhD from the University of Cambridge, he has taught at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, published in the Journal of Conflict and Security Law and contributed a chapter to The Global Arms Trade. He is presently co-editing a collection of American essays to be published in the forthcoming book Contractors and War.