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Making Peace Work: The Challenges of Social and Economic Reconstruction
     

Making Peace Work: The Challenges of Social and Economic Reconstruction

by Tony Addison
 

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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,

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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. Without reconstruction, countries may easily regress to war.

Product Details

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

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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