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Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Oliver P. Richmond and Jason Franks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638765
eISBN:
9780748652761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the early 1990s, the projects of peace-building and state-building have increasingly been integrated. Since the early 2000s, this has been mainly an outcome of the United States' and the United ... More


Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Richard J. Ponzio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the evolution of international peacebuilding since the cold war, identifying the factors that limit the progress of international actors to institutionalize democratic authority ... More


AFRICOM: Militarizing Peace

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 considers the most recent form of self-proclaimed human rights intervention in Uganda: US military intervention via its new military command for Africa, AFRICOM. AFRICOM is unprecedented in ... More


Failed Statebuilding: Intervention, the State, and the Dynamics of Peace Formation

Oliver Richmond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300175318
eISBN:
9780300210132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175318.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

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 ... More


Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937

Elizabeth J. Remick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788366
eISBN:
9780804790833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788366.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of regulated prostitution in China and its relationship to local statebuilding during the first half of the twentieth century. Following the lead of European states and Japan at ... More


Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Oliver P. Richmond and Sandra Pogodda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why is it that states emerging from intervention, peacebuilding and statebuilding over the last 25 years appear to be ‘failed by design’? This book explores the interplay of local peace agency with ... More


The Murder of Parenzo

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The spread of Cathar beliefs in Italy took place during the period of the collision of civic and ecclesiastical efforts at statebuilding. That conflict gave the Cathar movement a distinctive ... More


Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the State

Christine Cheng

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199673346
eISBN:
9780191755910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199673346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the aftermath of the Liberian civil war, groups of ex-combatants took control of natural resource enclaves. With some of them threatening a return to war, these groups were widely viewed as the ... More


Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Oliver P. Richmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Throughout history, wherever there has been conflict and violence, institutions and processes aimed at peace stability and order have emerged simultaneously in and across society. Conflict often ... More


A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

David Mansfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Fluctuations in opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan have long been closely associated with perceptions of state power, such as after the Taliban imposed an almost countrywide ban in 2000-1. The ... More


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