Making Peace Work

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This book provides an insight into some of the main issues that arise in post-conflict economic and social reconstruction, and offers examples of what works, and what does not.

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Overview

This book provides an insight into some of the main issues that arise in post-conflict economic and social reconstruction, and offers examples of what works, and what does not.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230222458
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

TONY ADDISON is Professor of Development Studies and Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, UK, and Associate Director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre. He was previously deputy-director at UNU-WIDER. His research interests include post-conflict reconstruction, the macroeconomics of development, and chronic poverty.

TILMAN BRCK is Head of the Department of International Economics at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), a co-director of the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) and the coordinator of the Network for the Economics of Terrorism (NEAT). His research focuses on how poor households cope with violent conflict and insecurity.

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Table of Contents

The Multi-Dimensional Challenge of Mass Violent Conflict—T.Addison& T.Brck
Achieving Peace, Participation and Prosperity—T.Addison& T.Brck
Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: What We Know, What We Need to Know—D.M.Malone& H.Nitzschke
The Coherence of Democratic Peace-Building—P.Burbanell
Ethics, Rhetoric, and Politics of Post-conflict Reconstruction: How Can the Concept of Social Contract Help Us in Understanding How to Make Peace Work?—S.K.Hellsten
The Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Challenges in Development Aid—M.E.Greenberg& E.Zuckerman
Policies towards Horizontal Inequalities in Post-Conflict Reconstruction—F.Stewart
Post-Conflict Countries: Strategy for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions—S.Gupta, S.Tareq, B.Clements, A.Segura-Ubiergo& R.Bhattacharya
Rehabilitating Health Systems in Post-Conflict Situations—H.Waters, B.Garrett& G.Burbanham
Infrastructure Development in Post-Conflict Reconstruction—P.B.Anand
Entrepreneurship, Post-Conflict—W.Naud
A Way Forward—T.Addison& T.Brck

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