Explains how peacekeeping can work effectively by employing power through verbal persuasion, financial inducement, and coercion short of offensive force.
1. Power and United Nations peacekeeping;
2. Persuasion in Namibia;
3. Inducement in Lebanon;
4. Coercion in the Central African Republic;
5. Toward a more effective use of power in peacekeeping.
Lise Morje Howard is an associate professor of Government at Georgetown University, Washington DC. Her work on peacekeeping, civil war termination, and US foreign policy has appeared in such journals as International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, and Foreign Affairs. Her book, UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars (Cambridge, 2007) won the Best Book Award from the Friends of the Academic Council on the UN System.