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International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Richard Caplan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the mid-1990s, the United Nations and other multilateral organizations have been entrusted with exceptional authority for the administration of war-torn and strife-ridden territories. In Bosnia ... More


Social capital, survival strategies, and their potential forpost-conflict governance in Liberia

Amos Sawyer

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Post-conflict reconstruction strategies typically focus on identifying and repairing formal governing institutions and physical infrastructures, and tend to ignore the informal arrangements that ... More


The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Arthur C. Helton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To prevent or mitigate refugee catastrophes, more effective international cooperation is needed in advance of crises. In this connection, new mechanisms are needed to marshal resources to promote the ... More


Regime-Building: Democratization and International Administration

Oisín Tansey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561032
eISBN:
9780191721496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561032.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This book is a study of regime change in the context of international administration, where the United Nations and other multilateral organizations hold temporary executive authority at the domestic ... More


Economic Globalization and Strategic Peacebuilding

Jackie Smith

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Several key assumptions about economic liberalization that inform current peacebuilding operations must be reconsidered. Smith argues that there is little evidence supporting the assumptions that ... More


Strategic Peacebuilding: Concepts and Challenges

Peter Wallensteen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Wallensteen argues that further defining and specifying key concepts in peacebuilding will result in increased consistency and contribute to the development of policy-relevant strategies for peace. ... More


Whose Strategy, Whose Peace? The Role of International Institutions in Strategic Peacebuilding

John Paul Lederach and R. Scott Appleby

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Chesterman grapples with the complex challenges facing the United Nations in post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding efforts. He first examines the dilemmas inherent in ... More


Peace and Justice?: The Contribution of International Judicial Processes to Peacebuilding

Robert C. Johansen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the complex interplay between international judicial processes and peace. Johansen engages the debate on international judicial activism, evaluating specific cases, especially ... More


International Administration and Democratic Regime‐Building

Oisín Tansey

in Regime-Building: Democratization and International Administration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561032
eISBN:
9780191721496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561032.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores two issues that are at the heart of this study, namely the rise of international administration of territory as a practice in international relations, and the similarly ... More


The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

What forces hinder decolonization efforts on the neoliberal terrain? In the aftermath of a genocidal scorched earth campaign, Mayas in the town of San Pedro Necta encountered a formidable ... More


Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Graciana del Castillo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With the end of the Cold War, countries coming out of internal conflicts have embarked on a complex transition to peace. Violence must give way to public security. Political exclusion must cave in to ... More


Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Anja Seibert-Fohr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal punishment is increasingly regarded as a necessary element of human rights protection. There is a growing conviction at the international level that those responsible for the most serious ... More


Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Megan H. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2002 was incomprehensibly brutal—it is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity ... More


Prosecution under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter elaborates on the role prosecution plays for the protection of human rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It analyses the standards of this universal ... More


Prosecution of Human Rights Violations under Customary International Law

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

While the previous part of the book considers treaty law this chapter turns to the question of whether customary international law provides for a duty to prosecute serious human rights violations. It ... More


Social Work and Restorative Justice in an International Context: The Case of Liberia

Nancy Rothenberg Williams and Thomas K. Crick

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on both restorative justice and social work as practiced in a post-conflict, developing country. An in-depth description of modern Liberia and the types and levels of problems it ... More


The Rule of Law: A Projectized Approach

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines and critiques a projectized approach to development (especially within the context of multilateral institutions such as the World Bank). It examines an analytical framework for ... More


Gender and Governance

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses how “good governance” is conventionally defined in the contemporary post-conflict reconstruction context, detailing the components of typical post-conflict governance programs, ... More


From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Tony Addison (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Establishing peace and reconstructing Africa's war-damaged economies are urgent challenges. For Africa to recover, communities must reconstruct, private sectors must revitalize, and states must ... More


Armed State Building: Confronting State Failure, 1898-2012

Paul D. Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451492
eISBN:
9780801469541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451492.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Since 1898, the United States and the United Nations have deployed military force more than three dozen times in attempts to rebuild failed states. Currently there are more state-building campaigns ... More


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