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Post-Liberal Peace

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ISBN-10: 0415667844

ISBN-13: 9780415667845

Edition: 2011

Authors: Oliver P. Richmond

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This book examines how the liberal peace experiment of the post-Cold War environment has failed to connect with its target populations, which have instead set about transforming it according to their own local requirements. Liberal peacebuilding has caused a range of unintended consequences. These emerge from the liberal peace#xE2;#xAC;"s internal contradictions, from its claim to offer a universal normative and epistemological basis for peace, and to offer a technology and process which can be applied to achieve it. When viewed from a range of contextual and local perspectives, these top-down and distant processes often appear to represent power rather than humanitarianism or emancipation.…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 6/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The romanticisation of the local
Civil society, needs and welfare
The culture of liberal peacebuilding
Critical perspectives of liberal peacebuilding: Cambodia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Kosovo and Timor Leste
De-romanticising the local: implications for post-liberal peacebuilding
Hybridity and the infrapolitics of peacebuilding
Everyday critical agency and resistance in peacebuilding
De-romanticising the local, de-mystifying the international: aspects of the local-liberal hybrid
Conclusion: The birth of a post-liberal peace
HDI and GINI data for post-conflict countries: from settlement to the present
International versus local perspectives of peacebuilding in Bosnia
Universal welfare support in transitional states (very rough model)