or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Asia-Pacific Nations in International Peace Support and Stability Missions (Asia Today) [Hardcover]

Chiyuki Aoi

Price: 62.50 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 2 Sept.? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details

Book Description

5 Feb 2014 Asia Today
The eastward shift of political and economic power has been accompanied by increasing interest and participation in international peace support and stability missions by Asia-Pacific countries. From rising giants such as China and Indonesia to newer contributors such as Cambodia and the tiny city-state of Singapore, this book provides a first-ever cross-regional comparison of the capabilities of Asia-Pacific countries to contribute to peace support missions, with an eye to identifying strengths, weaknesses, emerging trends and policy implications.

Product details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

Review

"As political and economic power pivots to the east, countries in the region will be expected to play a more prominent role in managing global peace & security. However, our knowledge of the capabilities, constrains and policies of these countries are limited. This book is thus both timely and relevant, as it offers a cross-regional comparison of the peace operations capabilities of selected countries in the Asia-Pacific region. I would highly recommend it to all scholars and policy makers interested in the trends and future prospects of peace and stability operations."- Cedric de Coning, Head, Peace Operations Research Group, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

About the Author

Chiyuki Aoi, Ph.D is Professor of International Politics at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Aoi was educated at Sophia University (BA), the University of Tokyo, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS), and Columbia University (PhD). From 2008-09, she was Visiting Fellow at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. Her research interest is military operations and counterinsurgency, stabilisation and civil-military relations in peace operations. She is the author of Legitimacy and the Use of Armed Force: Stability Missions in the Post-Cold War Era, (2011), and co-editor of Unintended Consequences of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations University Press (2007). She has also published in journals such as Journal of International Peacekeeping, RUSI Journal, and Gunjishi-Gaku (Journal of Military History). Yee-Kuang Heng is Associate Professor of International Relations and Assistant Dean (Research) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He received his B.Sc. (First Class Honours) and PhD degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. His main research interests are strategic studies and the security implications of globalisation. Heng has held faculty positions at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the University of St Andrews, UK. He is the author of War as Risk Management: Strategy and Conflict in an Age of Globalised Risks, (2006); and co-author of Risk, Global Governance and Security: the Other War on Terror (2009). He has also published in journals such as International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Review of International Studies, Survival, and Contemporary Security Policy.

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback