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Reconstructing war-torn societies : Afghanistan

Author: Sultan Barakat
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: Third world quarterly (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As international attention focuses on the rebuilding of Afghanistan, this collection looks critically at the evolution and meaning of the core concepts underpinning aims and strategies for recovery.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sultan Barakat
ISBN: 1403920648 9781403920645
OCLC Number: 52773557
Description: viii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Setting the scene for Afghanistan's reconstruction : the challenges and critical dilemmas / Sultan Barakat --
Theories, rhetoric and practice : recovering the capacities of war-torn societies / Sultan Barakat and Margaret Chard --
Aiding violence or building peace? The role of international aid in Afghanistan / Jonathan Goodhand --
Afghans have their memories : a reflection on the recent experience of assistance in Afghanistan / Chris Johnson and Jolyon Leslie --
After Bonn : conflictual peace-building / Astri Suhrke [and others] --
The road ahead : political and institutional reconstruction in Afghanistan / Alexander Their and Jarat Chopra --
Exploited by whom? An alternative perspective on humanitarian assistance to Afghan women / Sultan Barakat and Gareth Wardell --
Breaking new ground : Afghanistan's response to landmines and unexploded ordnance / Kristian Berg Harpviken --
Formal and informal disability resources for Afghan reconstruction / M. Miles --
Disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants in Afghanistan : lessons learned from a cross-cultural perspective / Alpaslan Özerdem --
Cultural heritage and national identity in Afghanistan / Nancy Hatch Dupree --
The composite approach : research design in the context of war and armed conflict / Sultan Barakat [and others].
Series Title: Third world quarterly (Series)
Responsibility: edited by Sultan Barakat.

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