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Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy

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Volume 21, Issue 4 (Dec 2015)

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Security Perception after the Completion of UN Peacekeeping in Timor-Leste

Han Dorussen
  • Corresponding author
  • Department of Government, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO3 4SQ Essex, UK
  • Email:
Published Online: 2015-08-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/peps-2015-0023

Abstract

Surveys are a valuable complement to field research and quantitative objective data. A small survey of the perception of security in Timor-Leste following the departure of UN peacekeepers shows most reporting that security has continued to improve. More vulnerable respondents are however more likely to regret the UN exit. Retrospectively the evaluation of the UN is largely positively, but few regret that the mission has completed.

Keywords: peacekeeping; timor-leste; survey; security

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About the article

Corresponding author: Han Dorussen, Department of Government, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO3 4SQ Essex, UK, E-mail:


Published Online: 2015-08-26

Published in Print: 2015-12-01


Citation Information: Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, ISSN (Online) 1554-8597, ISSN (Print) 1079-2457, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/peps-2015-0023.

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