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The trouble with the Congo : local violence and the failure of international peacebuilding

Author: Séverine Autesserre
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge studies in international relations, 115.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. Drawing from more than 330 interviews and a year and a half of field research, it develops a case study of the international intervention during the Democratic Republic of the Congo's unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy (2003-2006). Grassroots rivalries over land, resources, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Séverine Autesserre
ISBN: 9780521191005 0521191009 9780521156011 0521156017
OCLC Number: 503072889
Awards: Winner of Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 2012
Winner of Chadwick F. Alger Prize, International Studies Association 2011
Winner of Winner of the 2011 Chadwick F. Alger Prize, International Studies Association 2011
Description: xxi, 311 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The peacebuilding world --
A top-down problem --
A top-down solution --
A bottom-up story --
The defeat of bottom-up solutions --
Beyond the Congo.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international relations, 115.
Responsibility: Séverine Autesserre.
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