Building States to Build Peace

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588264800
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/30/2008
  • Series: IPA Occasional Paper Series
  • Pages: 460
  • Sales rank: 1,203,120
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Terje Rod-Larsen Rod-Larsen, Terje

1 Ending Wars, Building States Charles T. Call Call, Charles T. 1

Pt. 1 Context

2 The Politics of Security in Postconflict Statebuilding Barnett R. Rubin Rubin, Barnett R. 25

3 Participation and State Legitimation Katia Papagianni Papagianni, Katia 49

4 Peacebuilding and Public Finance Michael Carnahan Carnahan, Michael Clare Lockhart Lockhart, Clare 73

5 Postconflict Economic Policy Paul Collier Collier, Paul 103

6 Justice and the Rule of Law Erik G. Jensen Jensen, Erik G. 119

7 Bottom-Up Statebuilding? William Reno Reno, William 143

8 Practical Approaches to Building State Institutions Sarah Cliffe Cliffe, Sarah Nick Manning Manning, Nick 163

Pt. 2 Cases

9 Somalia: Governance vs. Statebuilding Kenneth Menkhaus Menkhaus, Kenneth 187

10 Palestine: Building Neither Peace Nor State Rex Brynen Brynen, Rex 217

11 Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Limits of Liberal Imperialism Marcus Cox Cox, Marcus 249

12 East Timor: Statebuilding Revisited Edith Bowles Bowles, Edith Tanja Chopra Chopra, Tanja 271

13 Afghanistan: Nationally Led Statebuilding Jake Sherman Sherman, Jake 303

14 Liberia: The Risks of Rebuilding a Shadow State Mike McGovern McGovern, Mike 335

Pt. 3 Conclusion

15 Building States to Build Peace? Charles T. Call Call, Charles T. 365

List of Acronyms 389

Bibliography 393

The Contributors 413

Index 417

About the Book 438

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