China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations

China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations

Existing Models, Emerging Challenges

eBook - 2014
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Participation in international peace operations has become a key component of the foreign policy strategy of many countries worldwide. Italy and China have been, and are currently, involved in various efforts to maintain and promote international peace and security, including Peacekeeping Operations (PKOs). This book offers a description of the two countries' engagement in international peace operations, analyzing it through the lenses of law, sociology, history, and politics. The specific experiences of Italy and China provide an excellent opportunity for comparing and contrasting how and why foreign powers intervene in the name of peace.

At the same time, this book focuses on a number of crucial challenges PKOs are currently facing (training of personnel, ensuring accountability, effectively assisting war-torn States in their rehabilitation effort), and tries to explain how Italy, China, and other international actors are trying to respond to the many dilemmas and contradictions of postwar peace. Contributors include academics from a wide range of disciplines and interests, diplomats, and practitioners involved in international peace operations.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780739189320
9780739189313
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (426 pages)
Alternative Title: Public Library Complete

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