Building States to Build Peace

Building States to Build Peace

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There is increasing consensus among scholars and policy analysts that successful peacebuilding can occur only in the context of capable state institutions. But how can legitimate and sustainable states best be established in the aftermath of civil wars? And what role should international actors play in supporting the vital process?Addressing these questions, this state-of-the-art volume explores the core challenges involved in institutionalizing postconflict states. The combination of thematic chapters and in-depth case studies covers the full range of the most vexing and diverse problems confronting domestic and international actors seeking to build states while building peace.Explores how sustainable states can best be established in the aftermath of civil wars, and the role that international actors can play in supporting the vital process.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 589.67g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1588264807
  • 9781588264800
  • 709,851

About Charles T. Call

Charles T. Call is assistant professor of international relations at American University. Editor of Constructing Justice and Security After War, he has conducted field research on postconflict issues in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Central America, Haiti, Kosovo, and West Africa.show more

Table of contents

Ending Wars, Building States - C.T. Call.; Context.; The Politics of Security in Postconflict Statebuilding - B.R. Rubin.; Participation and State Legitimation - K. Papagianni.; Peacebuilding and Public Finance - M. Carnahan and C. Lockhart.; Postconflict Economic Policy - P. Collier.; Justice and the Rule of Law - E. Jensen.; Bottom-Up Statebuilding - W. Reno.; Practical Approaches to Building State Institutions - S. Cliffe and N. Manning.; Cases.; Somalia - K. Menkhaus.; Palestine - R. Brynen.; Bosnia and Herzegovina - M. Cox.; East Timor - E. Bowles and T. Chopra.; Afghanistan - J. Sherman.; Liberia - M. McGovern.; Conclusion.; Building States to Build Peace? - C.T. Call.show more

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