Global South to the Rescue: Emerging Humanitarian by Paul Amar

By Paul Amar

This booklet presents the 1st finished research of an epochal shift in worldwide order – the truth that global-south international locations 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 turned crucial actors in international mercenary corporations; Venezuela and its Bolivarian allies have confirmed a framework for "revolutionary" humanitarian interventions; and Turkey, India, Kenya, and Egypt are announcing themselves in daring new methods at the worldwide level.

In this context, this assortment sheds severe mild 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 reports 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 schedule and provide major contributions to fields of worldwide reviews, transnational gender and race stories, serious protection reports and peace reviews, comparative politics, police and armed forces sociology, 3rd global diplomatic historical past, and diplomacy.


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