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The dilemmas of statebuilding : confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

Author: Roland Paris
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Security and governance series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats

Explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. This book argues that international efforts to construct effective, legitimate governmental  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Paris
ISBN: 0415776287 0415776295 9780415776288 9780415776295 9780203884836 0203884833
OCLC Number: 698579664
Notes: Im Verlagskatalog u.d.T.: Postwar state-building.
Description: XII, 366 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Introduction: Understanding the Contradictions of Postwar Statebuilding Roland Paris and Timothy Sisk Part 1: Domestic and International Context 1. The Peacebuilder's Contract: How External Statebuilding Reinforces Weak Statehood Michael Barnett and Christoph Zuercher 2. Understanding the "Coordination Problem" in Postwar Statebuilding Roland Paris Part 2: Security 3. Foreign Militaries, Sustainable Institutions, and Postwar Statebuilding David Edelstein 4. Making Peacemakers out of Spoilers: International Organizations, Private Military Training, and Statebuilding After War Deborah Avant Part 3: Political Economy 5. Trajectories of Accumulation through War and Peace Cristopher Cramer 6. The Superficiality of Statebuilding in Cambodia: Patronage and Clientelism as Enduring Forms of Politics David Roberts Part 4: Institutional Design 7. Constitutional Choices and Statebuilding in Postconflict Countries Kirsti Samuels 8. Pathways of the Political: Electoral Processes after Civil War Timothy Sisk Part 5: Autonomy and Dependence 9. The Dangers of a Tight Embrace: Externally Assisted Statebuilding in Afghanistan Astri Suhrke 10. Dilemmas of Promoting Local Ownership: The Case of Postwar Kosovo Jens Narten Part 6: Reflections and Conclusions 11. A New Generation of Statebuilding Scholarship: Reflections on This Volume Miles Kahler 12. Confronting the Contradictions Timothy D. Sisk and Roland Paris
Series Title: Security and governance series
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'Roland Paris and Timothy Sisk have compiled the essential guide to understanding the inherent contradictions that lie at the heart of the statebuilding enterprise. Drawing on a range of contemporary Read more...

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