By Paul Amar

This ebook offers the 1st complete research of an epochal shift in international order – the truth that global-south nations have taken up management roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational army industries: Brazil has taken cost of the UN army undertaking in Haiti; Nigeria has deployed peacekeeping troops all through West Africa; Indonesians have assumed the most important roles in UN Afghanistan operations; Fijians, South Africans, and Chileans have grew to become crucial actors in international mercenary organisations; Venezuela and its Bolivarian allies have confirmed a framework for "revolutionary" humanitarian interventions; and Turkey, India, Kenya, and Egypt are saying themselves in daring new methods at the worldwide degree.

In this context, this assortment sheds severe gentle on intersections among imperialism and humanitarianism, among neoliberal globalization and "rescue undefined" transnationalism, and among styles of geopolitical hegemony and trajectories of peacekeeping internationalism. those case stories are grouped into 3 clusters (I) Globalizing Peacekeeper Identities, (II) Assertive "Regional Internationalisms," and (III) Emergent replacement Paradigms. jointly, those articulate a brand new examine time table and provide major contributions to fields of world stories, transnational gender and race reports, severe protection experiences and peace experiences, comparative politics, police and armed forces sociology, 3rd international diplomatic heritage, and diplomacy.

This booklet used to be released as a distinct factor of Globalizations.

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