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International Security and Peacebuilding : Africa, the Middle East, and Europe (Paperback)

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The end of the Cold War was to usher in an era of peace based on flourishing democracies and free market economies worldwide. Instead, new wars, including the war on terrorism, have threatened international, regional, and individual security and sparked a major refugee crisis. This volume of essays on international humanitarian interventions focuses on what interests are promoted through these interventions and how efforts to build liberal democracies are carried out in failing states. Focusing on Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, an international group of contributors shows that best practices of protection and international state-building have not been applied uniformly. Together the essays provide a theoretical and empirical critique of global liberal governance and, as they note challenges to regional and international cooperation, they reveal that global liberal governance may threaten fragile governments and endanger human security at all levels.

Number of Pages: 204
Genre: Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: January 30, 2017
TCIN: 51743952
UPC: 9780253023841
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4209
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