China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations

China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations : Existing Models, Emerging Challenges

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China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations: Existing Models, Emerging Challenges examines the peacemaking efforts of these two countries through the lenses of international relations, history, sociology, and law. Using the specific experiences of Italy and China, this book addresses larger questions of how and why foreign powers intervene in the name of peace.
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  • Hardback | 426 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 38.1mm | 748.42g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 6 black & white illustrations, 20 tables
  • 073918931X
  • 9780739189313

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Focusing on two contrasting troop-contributing countries-one a leading European contributor and the other an emerging peacekeeping country with the capacity to become a major contributor-this volume lifts the lid on the black box of the state to examine in detail the political factors and military considerations that influence national decision making about contributing to UN peacekeeping and the consequences of decisions to do so. Including studies on the legal frameworks for peacekeeping, implications of criminality in peacekeeping operations, and the training of peacekeepers, this book reveals what it takes to contribute UN peacekeepers in all its complexity. -- Alex J. Bellamy, University of Queensland The chapters in this volume, edited by Andrea de Guttry, Emanuele Sommario, and Lijiang Zhu, offer a rich panorama of UN peace-keeping. The book is a comparative analysis of the practices of a medium-sized Western democracy, Italy, and a permanent member of the Security Council with a completely different system of government, China. The reader may appreciate the novelty of the chapters by the Chinese authors who give insight into a practice difficult to trace because of the paucity of data and the problem of sources. Traditional peace-keeping issues are dealt with as well as less explored topics such as the social-cultural motivations prodding the two countries to take part in peace-keeping operations. -- Natalino Ronzitti, Libera Universita degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome
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About Andrea De Guttry

Andrea de Guttry is professor of international law; director of the International Research Laboratory on Conflict, Development, and Global Studies; and director of the International Training Programme for Conflict Management at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa. Emanuele Sommario is assistant professor of international law at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa. Lijiang Zhu is associate professor of intentional law at China University of Political Science and Law.
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Table of contents

Foreword, Romano Prodi Introduction, Andrea de Guttry, Emanuele Sommario and Lijiang Zhu List of Acronyms Part 1. Italian and Chinese Participation in PKOs: Facts, Figures, Drivers, and Mechanisms 1.A Remarkable Evolution. Italy's Participation in PKOs: Figures and Trends Fabrizio Coticchia 2.China's Participation in PKOs: Figures and Trends Jiaxiang Hu 3.Reasons for Italy's Active Engagement in PKOs: Political, Cultural and Moral Implications Alessandro Polsi 4.What Reasons Lie Behind the Decision to Work in a PKO? The Psycho-Social Motivations of Chinese Troops and Police Forces Zonglin Zhang 5.Postmodern Motivation and the Morale of Peacekeepers Fabrizio Battistelli 6.Peacekeeping Decision Making Process and Modality of Financing in China Sanzhuan Guo 7.Decision-Making Process and Modalities of Financing Participation in PKOs: The Italian Experience Filippo Cinoglossi Part 2. Recent Trends and Challenges in Peacekeeping Operations: Italian and Chinese Responses 8.Attitudes of China and Italy Towards Regional PKOs. Are Past Differences Becoming Less Relevant? Andrea de Guttry 9.Italy and China's commitment to Africa's Peace and Security Architecture Manon Derriennic 10.Mainstreaming Gender Issues and Fighting against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Peacekeeping Operations: What Has Been Done so Far by Italy and PRC? Mariangela Bizzarri and Jessica Colombo 11.From Peacekeeping to Stabilization: The Local Counterparts' Capabilities Development Paradigm Annalisa Creta 12.Training the Police Component of PKOs: CoESPU, an Italian Experience Umberto Rocca 13.Training the Civilian Component: the European Union Experience Radek Khol 14.Keeping the Peace at Sea: Chinese and Italian Practices in Anti-Piracy Operations Fabio Caffio Part 3 The Deployment of National Contingents In PKOs: Legal Aspects Under National and International Law 15.The Legal Framework Applicable to National Military Personnel Deployed in Peacekeeping Operations: The Italian Experience Giulio Bartolini 16.The Legal Framework Applicable to National Personnel Deployed in UN Peacekeeping Operations: The Chinese Experience Lijiang Zhu 17.Parliamentary Involvement With Military Missions Abroad: Experiences in Europe Luc Verhey 18.Crimes Committed by Peacekeepers: Immunity v. Principles of Criminal Jurisdiction. A Brief Outline Alberto di Martino 19.Responsibility Under International Law for Human Rights Violations Committed by UN Peacekeepers: Reconsidering Issues of Attribution Emanele Sommario
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