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Reform or More of the Same?: Gender Mainstreaming and the Changing Nature of UN Peace Operations
The last fifteen years have been a time of dramatic change in terms of reform of UN peace operations, major shifts in academic thinking around the issues of conflict, security, and development, and the recognition of women’s ...
Report of a Symposium on Canadian Defence Policy: Some Critical Considerations
YCISS hosted a conference at the Canadian Forces College on 11 April 2003, which brought together a select group of academics from across Canada, drawn primarily from Security and Defence Forum (SDF) centres, to discuss ...
Ends and Means: Assessing the Humanitarian Impact of Commercialised Security on the Ottawa Convention Banning Anti-Personnel Mines
The paper is divided into two parts; the first part provides an explanation and the second adds to policy-making. The first part describes the benefits arising from humanitarian demining and then identifies reasons why ...
Spaces of Individual/National Security: Geopolitics, Citizenship, and Cultural Economy
The objective of this paper is to contribute to one line along which a connection might usefully be forged between critical geopolitics and the kinds of economic analysis made possible with/through cultural economy. This ...