Martialling Peace : : How the Peacekeeper Myth Legitimises Warfare / / Nicole Wegner.

The peacekeeper—impartial, disciplined, helpful and restrained in their lethal capacity—is a powerful trope. This book examines the mythology of international peacekeeping and focuses on Canada as a case study of a "peacekeeper par excellence" (Jockel, 1994) and the ways the peacekeeping m...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2023 English
Place / Publishing House:Edinburgh : : Edinburgh University Press, , [2023]
Year of Publication:2023
Series:Advances in Critical Military Studies : ACMS
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Physical Description:1 online resource (160 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Dedication and Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Martialling Peace: How the Peacekeeping Myth Legitimises Warfare
  • 1. Putting the ‘Peace’ in Peacekeeping: Martial Peace, Martial Politics and the Objects of Our Peacekeeping Desires
  • 2. Myths, Peacekeeping and the Peacekeeping Myth
  • 3. Cultural Nostalgia and the Political Construction of the Canadian Peacekeeping Myth
  • 4. The Peacekeeping Myth and the War in Afghanistan
  • 5. Creating Martial Peace: Martial Politics and Militarised ‘Peace’ Enforcement in Canada
  • Conclusion: Myths, Militarism and Martial(ed) Peace
  • References
  • Index