Too good to be true? United Nations peacebuilding and the democratization of war-torn states

  title={Too good to be true? United Nations peacebuilding and the democratization of war-torn states},
  author={Janina Isabel Steinert and Sonja B. Grimm},
  journal={Conflict Management and Peace Science},
  pages={513 - 535}
This article examines the effectiveness of UN peacebuilding missions in democratizing war-torn states, emphasizing those missions that include democracy promotion components in their mandates. Based on a multinominal logistic regression, we reveal that democratization is significantly more likely if a UN peacebuilding mission is deployed. Furthermore, regimes categorized as more liberal at the outset have an increased risk of revealing antidemocratization trends over the post-war period. Oil… 
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