War Economies in a Regional Context

War Economies in a Regional Context : Challenges of Transformation

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The authors focus on the role played by trade in precipitating and fueling conflict, with particular emphasis on the regional dynamics that are created by war economies. Their analysis highlights the darker side of the commitment to deregulation, open markets, and the expansion of trade routes that are key features of globalization. In each of three case studies - Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and Bosnia - they examine the nature of the war economy, the regional networks developed to support it, its legacies, and the impact of initiatives to transform it. That transformation, they argue, a process central to the transition from violent conflict to sustainable peace, can best be achieved through approaches that recognize critical regional factors.show more

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  • Hardback | 260 pages
  • 160 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 476.28g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • maps
  • 1588262510
  • 9781588262516

Table of contents

Introduction - approaches to the political economy of civil wars; the regional dimensions of civil war economies; Afghanistan in central Asia; Sierra Leone in west Africa; Bosnia-Herzegovina in south-east Europe; controlling war economies - a critique of the "liberal peace"; conclusion - toward a new agenda for transformng war economies.show more

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