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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.
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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 - Improving World Order 2012.
Winner of ISA International Organisation Section Chadwick F. Alger Prize 2011.
Description: xxi, 311 p. : 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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