Post Tagged with: "peacebuilding"

The Effectiveness of Peacekeeping during Civil War

The Effectiveness of Peacekeeping during Civil War

Research on cases of failure and success within and across peacekeeping operations should include the strengths of the quantitative approach and the power of ethnography.

Review – Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

Review – Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

Cubitt’s analysis of post-conflict reconstruction in Sierra Leone offers a unique case study for the critical and empirical examination of liberal peace-making.

Review – Rethinking Peacebuilding

Review – Rethinking Peacebuilding

This book takes up the challenge of reframing both peacebuilding theory and practice to better address questions related to the relationship between peace and justice in contemporary peacebuilding.

Review – Peacebuilding and NGOs

Review – Peacebuilding and NGOs

Drawing on the case study of Cambodia, this look at NGO contributions to peacebuilding debates the balance of power between the liberal peace system, the state and civil society.

Review – The Peace In Between

Review – The Peace In Between

This book provides a broad spectrum of how international actors engage in peacebuilding and training for self-defence, and how local actors interact with each other after a war has ended.

The Linear Mindset in the UN Engagement with Timor-Leste

The Linear Mindset in the UN Engagement with Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is portrayed as a successful case of UN intervention. However, this perception of Timor-Leste as a success is misguided and plays an important role in regards to the use of UN peace instruments and also in regards to the very credibility of the UN itself.

Review – Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs

Review – Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs

This book by Max Stephenson Jr. and Laura Zanotti discusses the contribution that NGOs, and civil society more generally, can make to peacebuilding.

Revisiting the UN-Controlled Constitution-Making Process for Somalia

Revisiting the UN-Controlled Constitution-Making Process for Somalia

When it comes to constitution-making, the process is vitally important. Somalia’s constitution-making process is deeply flawed. Political expedience, secrecy, exclusion and hastiness overshadow the entire outcome.

NATO and Afghanistan: Lessons Learned?

NATO and Afghanistan: Lessons Learned?

At present, the NATO mission in Afghanistan is a failure. Though the Taliban regime was overthrown, violence continues to plague daily life across the country.

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