Rebuilding the Security Sector in Post-Conflict Societies: Perceptions from Urban Liberia and Sierra Leone by Judy Smith-Hohn, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Rebuilding the Security Sector in Post-Conflict Societies: Perceptions from Urban Liberia and Sierra Leone

Rebuilding the Security Sector in Post-Conflict Societies: Perceptions from Urban Liberia and Sierra Leone

by Judy Smith-Hohn
     
 

In Liberia and Sierra Leone, strategies to reform and reconstruct the security sector are focused on re-establishing the state’s monopoly of force. However, little attention is given to the array of non-state actors that often play a major role in how individuals and communities experience security. This volume addresses this gap by applying a human security

Overview

In Liberia and Sierra Leone, strategies to reform and reconstruct the security sector are focused on re-establishing the state’s monopoly of force. However, little attention is given to the array of non-state actors that often play a major role in how individuals and communities experience security. This volume addresses this gap by applying a human security approach to security provision across these two contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783643800749
Publisher:
Lit Verlag
Publication date:
02/07/2013
Pages:
256

Meet the Author

Judy Smith-Höhn is a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa.

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