David M. Last

Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

P.O. Box 17,000, Station Forces

Kingston, ON K7K 7B4

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

From Peacekeeping to Peacebuilding

OJPCR: The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution 5.1 Summer: 1-8 (2003)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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peacekeeping, peacebuilding, war, resolution, NGO, NATO, UN

2.

Civil Society and Peacebuilding

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacebuilding, government, military, NGO, Conflict

3.

The Spiritual Dimension of Peacekeeping: A Dual Role for the Chaplaincy?

Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace Studies Vol 31 (No. 1) February 1999, pp. 66-75
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last and Emma Kay
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science and Independent
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Peacekeeping, religion, church, UN, Faith, Military

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Peacekeeping in Divided Societies: Limits to Success

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict, fighting

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Peacekeeping Missions Involving Low Levels of Force: An Overview

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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military, peacekeeping, politics

6.

Winning the Savage Wars of Peace: What the Manwaring Paradigm Tells Us

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
Downloads 28 (470,804)
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Military, Historic, Police, peacekeeping, conflict

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Special Operations Forces in Conventional Armies: 'Salvation Army' or 'Dirty Dozen'?

War Studies Conference 5-6 October 2000 at Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Special forces, military, terrorism

8.

Transformation or Back to Basics? Counter-Insurgency Pugilism and Peacebuilding Judo

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Military, insurgency, globalization

9.

Grass-Roots Peacebuilding: Neighbourhood Facilitation in Bosnia

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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NGO, Militay, Ethics, Peacekeeping

10.

Educating Officers: Post-Modern Professionals to Control and Prevent Violence

Contemporary Issues in Officership: A Canadian Perspective, Lieutenant-Colonel Bernd Horn, ed., Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies, 2000, pp. 9-40
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Officers, military, education, professional education

11.

Evolution of Policing and Security: What it Means for Diverse Security Sectors

Conference, Defending Democracy Accommodating Diversity in the Security Sector Queen’s University School of Policy Studies November 1-3, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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INTERPOL, Policing, Security, International

12.

Policing and Peacekeeping Options in Israel-Palestine

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Palestine, Israel, Policing, EU, Internatinoal Policing

13.

Governance of Transnational Policing: The Case of Peacekeeping

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Rick Linden, David M. Last and Chris Murphy
University of Manitoba, Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science and Dalhousie University
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globalization, policing, peacekeeping

14.

Peacekeeping Doctrine and Conflict Resolution Techniques

Armed Forces & Society, Vol. 22, Issue 2, p. 187, Winter 1995
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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peacekeeping, UN, intervention

15.

Rapid Assessment Process (RAP) and Security Sector Reform

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Security, Force organization

16.

Winning the Peace

Theory, Doctrine and Practice of Conflict De-Escalation in Peacekeeping Operations, (Clementsport, NS: Canadian Peacekeeping Press, 1997).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacekeeping, military oeprations, UN

17.

Almost a Legacy: Canada's Contribution to Peacekeeping

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacekeeping, conflict

18.

Operational Issues for Peacebuilding: Organizational Imperatives

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Ho-Won Jeong and David M. Last
Independent and Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacebuilding, peace operations, planning

19.

Economic Peace-Building to Support Israeli-Palestinian Disengagement: A Discussion Paper

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Government, Governance, Israel-Palestine

20.

Safe Areas and the Dilemma of Civilian Protection: Lessons from Yugoslavia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Armed conflict, civilians, UN Refugees, Genocide

21.

Prevention, Early Warning and Intelligence

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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prevention, disasters, research, information

22.

Police Training Assistance: The Right Kind of Help

Police and Society, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last and Douglas J. Coates
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science and Independent
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Police, training, Internaitonal Policing

23.

Beyond Baghdad: Finding a Way Past the Negative Consequences of War

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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War, Iraq, Ethics, economics, politics

24.

Walking the Line: Peacekeeping and Imperial Policing

Paper prepared for Panel 3, “Issues Confronted by Peace Operations,” of the Seminar, What is a Peace Operation? hosted by Réseau francophone de recherche sur les opérations de paix (ROP) and the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, at the UNESCO Building, Montreal, 16-18 March 2006., “Marcher sur la corde raide: le maintien de la paix et le maintien de l’ordre impérial” Guide du maintien de la paix 2007, sous la direction de Jocelyn Coulon. Outremont: Athéna editions, 2006 (ISBN 10 2-922865-49-5), pp. 63-88.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacekeeping, Policing, ethics

25.

Force and Peace: Balancing Security and Community after War

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Iraq, military, invasion, violence, post conflict reconstruction

26.

Personal Reflections from the Field: Ethical Challenges in Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Interventions

Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, December 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacekeeping, militaty ethics, humanitarian intervention

27.

Choosing the New Guard: A Model for Assessing Replacement Political Personnel

Police and Society, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last and James Finan
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science and Royal Military College of Canada
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Process, Identification, Candidates

28.

Military Degrees: How High Is the Bar and Where’s the Beef?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Higher Education, Military, University

29.

Defeating Fear and Hatred Through Peace-Building: Multiplying the Impact of a Military Contribution

Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacebuilding, social programmes, ethics

30.

Sharing Ideas: Conflict Management and Professional Security Education in Transatlantic Relations

Trans Atlantic Relations and International Conflict Management Centre for European Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, 7-8 February 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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terrorism, military, education, international relations

31.

Early Warning of Violent Conflict: The Role of Multi-Functional Observer Missions

Early Warning and Early Response, by Susanne Schmeidl and Howard Adelman (eds.) 1997
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Military, prevention, strategy, violent-conflict

32.

Strategic Education for Canadian Security Professionals

Presentation for 9th International Seminar on Military Strategy, National Defence Academy, Japan, 12-17 July 2004
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Military Education, University, High Learner

33.

Twisting Arms or Shaking Hands? How to Put Peacekeepers Out of Business

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Peacebuilding, conflict, military, NGO, UN

34.

Picking Up Peaces: Comparative Advantage and Post-Conflict Restoration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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War, military, defence, security, NGO, Canada-US

35.

Changing the Guard: Security Decisions Under Paul Martin

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Government, national security,

36.

Military Police Complaints Commission Discussion Paper: Canadian Values and Civilian Oversight of Operations

Posted: 28 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science

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war, crime, operations, military operations

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 3
1.

Conflict Resolution Training Opportunities in Canada

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
David M. Last
Royal Military College of Canada - Department of Political Science
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Conflict resolution, training, peacekeeping