Italian Military Operations Abroad

Just Don't Call it War

Authors: Ignazi, P., Giacomello, G., Coticchia, F.

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Peace support operations are one of the most important tools in the foreign policy of Western democracies. This book is a study of Italian military operations in the last twenty years. Italy's operations are examined through an analysis of parliamentary debates and interviews with leading policy-makers.

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PIERO IGNAZI Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Bologna, Italy. He is Chairman of the Research Committee for Political Sociology of IPSA and ISA. He has worked extensively on party systems in Italy and Europe. His most recent publication is Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe (2006, 2nd expanded and updated edition).
GIAMPIERO GIACOMELLO Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Bologna, Italy, and Adjunct Professor of European Studies at the James Madison University EU Policy Studies M.A. programme, Florence, Italy. His latest publication is Security in the West (2009, edited with C. Nation).
FABRIZIO COTICCHIA Research Fellow atthe Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.His research interests are international relations, conflict and post-conflict studies, development and institutional change.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ignazi, Piero (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • The Foreign Policy of a Latecomer

    Ignazi, Piero (et al.)

    Pages 8-41

  • The Political Interpretation of Italy’s Military Operations Abroad

    Ignazi, Piero (et al.)

    Pages 42-82

  • From the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Italy’s Military Missions 1990–2001

    Ignazi, Piero (et al.)

    Pages 83-126

  • From the Fall of the Twin Towers: Italy’s Military Missions 2001–8

    Ignazi, Piero (et al.)

    Pages 127-159

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Italian Military Operations Abroad
Book Subtitle
Just Don't Call it War
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36828-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230368286
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22891-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31036-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 265
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