n Institute for Security Studies Monographs - From market for force to market for peace : private military and security companies in peacekeeping operations

Volume 2011, Issue 183
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This monograph contributes to the debate on the use of private military and security companies (PMSCs). Its specific focus is on the proliferation of these private actors in peacekeeping operations on the African continent. PMSCs, as distinct from their mercenary predecessors, are a relatively new phenomenon, and the monograph seeks to open up discussion by offering the perspectives of five authors from varying disciplines.

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