Making Peace Work: The Challenges of Social and Economic Reconstruction [NOOK Book]

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Reconstruction from conflict is a complex and demanding task, and a major challenge for post-conflict countries as well as the international community. Countries and their donor partners face multiple priorities - rebuilding infrastructure, assisting war-damaged communities, and recreating weakened institutions - with too few resources to meet these needs. Moreover, if the poor are not prioritized then the end of war may have saved lives, but will have done little for livelihoods, And women are often left behind....
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Making Peace Work: The Challenges of Social and Economic Reconstruction

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Overview

Reconstruction from conflict is a complex and demanding task, and a major challenge for post-conflict countries as well as the international community. Countries and their donor partners face multiple priorities - rebuilding infrastructure, assisting war-damaged communities, and recreating weakened institutions - with too few resources to meet these needs. Moreover, if the poor are not prioritized then the end of war may have saved lives, but will have done little for livelihoods, And women are often left behind. Without reconstruction, countries may easily regress to war.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230263970
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/20/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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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

1 The Multi-Dimensional Challenge of Mass Violent Conflict Tony Addison Addison, Tony Tilman Bruck Bruck, Tilman 1

2 Achieving Peace, Participation and Prosperity Tony Addison Addison, Tony Tilman Bruck Bruck, Tilman 15

3 Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: What We Know, What We Need to Know David M. Malone Malone, David M. Heiko Nitzschke Nitzschke, Heiko 31

4 The Coherence of Democratic Peace Building Peter Burnell Burnell, Peter 51

5 Ethics, Rhetoric, and Politics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: How Can the Concept of Social Contract Help Us in Understanding How to Make Peace Work? Sirkku K. Hellsten Hellsten, Sirkku K. 75

6 The Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Challenges in Development Aid Marcia E. Greenberg Greenberg, Marcia E. Elaine Zuckerman Zuckerman, Elaine 101

7 Policies towards Horizontal Inequalities in Post-Conflict Reconstruction Frances Stewart Stewart, Frances 136

8 Post-Conflict Countries: Strategy for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions Sanjeev Gupta Gupta, Sanjeev Shamsuddin Tareq Tareq, Shamsuddin Benedict Clements Clements, Benedict Alex Segura-Ubiergo Segura-Ubiergo, Alex Rina Bhattacharya Bhattacharya, Rina 175

9 Rehabilitating Health Systems in Post-Conflict Situations Hugh Waters Waters, Hugh Brinnon Garrett Garrett, Brinnon Gilbert Burnham Burnham, Gilbert 200

10 Infrastructure Development in Post-Conflict Reconstruction P. B. Anand Anand, P. B. 228

11 Entrepreneurship, Post-Conflict Wim Naude Naude, Wim 251

12 A Way Forward Tony Addison Addison, Tony Tilman Bruck Bruck, Tilman 264

References 271

Index 303

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