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Civil society & peacebuilding : a critical assessment

Author: Thania Paffenholz
Publisher: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010.
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"Responding to the burgeoning interest in the role of civil society in peace processes, this groundbreaking collaborative effort identifies the constructive functions of civil society in support of peacebuilding both during and in the aftermath of armed conflict. The authors also highlight the factors that support those functions and the obstacles to their fulfillment. A comprehensive analytical framework is applied  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Civil society & peacebuilding.
Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010
(OCoLC)743169185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thania Paffenholz
ISBN: 9781588266965 1588266966 9781588266729 1588266729
OCLC Number: 423217222
Description: ix, 511 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding civil society / Christoph Spurk --
Civil society and the state / Kjell Erling Kjellman and Kristian Berg Harpviken --
Civil society and peacebuilding / Thania Paffenholz --
A comprehensive analytical framework / Thania Paffenholz and Christoph Spurk --
Guatemala: a dependent and fragmented civil society / Sabine Kurtenbach --
Northern Ireland: civil society and the slow building of peace / Roberto Belloni --
Bosnia-Herzegovina: civil society in a semiprotectorate / Roberto Belloni and Bruce Hemmer --
Turkey: the Kurdish question and the coercive state / Ayşe Betül Çelik --
Cyprus: a divided civil society in stalemate / Esra Çuhadar and Andreas Kotelis --
Israel and Palestine: civil societies in despair / Esra Çuhadar and Sari Hanafi --
Afghanistan: civil society between modernity and tradition / Kaja Borchgrevink and Kristian Berg Harpviken --
Nepal: from conflict to consolidating a fragile peace / Rhoderick Chalmers --
Sri Lanka: peace activists and nationalists / Camilla Orjuela --
Somalia: civil society in a collapsed state / Ken Menkhaus [and others] --
Nigeria: dilemmas of co-optation in the Niger Delta / Darren Kew and Cyril Obi --
What civil society can contribute to peacebuilding / Thania Paffenholz --
Enabling and disenabling factors for civil society peacebuilding / Thania Paffenholz [and others] --
Conclusion / Thania Paffenholz.
Other Titles: Civil society and peacebuilding
Responsibility: edited by Thania Paffenholz.

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