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Failed statebuilding : intervention, the state, and the dynamics of peace formation

Author: Oliver P Richmond
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Western struggles and failures to create functioning states in countries such as Iraq or Afghanistan have inspired questions about whether statebuilding projects are at all viable, or whether they make the lives of their intended beneficiaries better or worse. This book asks why statebuilding has been so hard to achieve, and argues that a large part of the problem has been Westerners' failure to understand or engage  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver P Richmond
ISBN: 9780300210132 0300210132 9780300175318 0300175310
OCLC Number: 967261604
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Oliver Richmond.

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Western struggles - and failures - to create functioning states in countries such as Iraq or Afghanistan have inspired questions about whether statebuilding projects are at all viable, or whether  Read more...

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'Avoiding easy and romanticised notions of the local, this book makes a very convincing case for a contextualised yet transversal post-liberal peace by focusing on subaltern forms of agency, Read more...

 
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