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Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding

Edited by: David Chandler , Timothy D. Sisk

Print publication date:  March  2013
Online publication date:  September  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415677028
eBook ISBN: 9780203370377
Adobe ISBN: 9781135939946

10.4324/9780203370377
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Book description

This new Handbook offers a combination of theoretical, thematic and empirical analyses of the statebuilding regime, written by leading international scholars.

Over the past decade, international statebuilding has become one of the most important and least understood areas of international policy-making. Today, there are around one billion people living in some 50-60 conflict-affected, 'fragile' states, vulnerable to political violence and civil war. The international community grapples with the core challenges and dilemmas of using outside force, aid, and persuasion to build states in the wake of conflict and to prevent such countries from lapsing into devastating violence.

The Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding is a comprehensive resource for this emerging area in International Relations. The volume is designed to guide the reader through the background and development of international statebuilding as a policy area, as well as exploring in depth significant issues such as security, development, democracy and human rights. Divided into three main parts, this Handbook provides a single-source overview of the key topics in international statebuilding:

Part One: Concepts and Approaches

Part Two: Security, Development and Democracy

Part Three: Policy Implementation

This Handbook will be essential reading for students of statebuilding, humanitarian intervention, peacebuilding, development, war and conflict studies and IR/Security Studies in general.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Rethinking Weberian Approaches to State Building  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Corruption and State-Building  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Gender and Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Elites and Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Regulatory Statebuilding and the Transformation of the State Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Hiding in Plain Sight Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Statebuilding, Civil Society, and the Privileging of Difference Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Hybrid Polities and Post-Conflict Policy Download PDF
Chapter  9:  History Repeating? Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The ‘Failed-State’ Effect Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Failed Statebuilding Versus Peace Formation  Download PDF
Chapter  12:  United Nations Constitutional Assistance in Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Un Peacekeeping and the Irony of Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Statebuilding Through Security Sector Reform Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Liberia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Maintaining the Police–Military Divide in Policing Peace Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Natural Resource Governance and Hybrid Political Orders Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The Political Economy of Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Political Economy of Post-Conflict Statebuilding in Central America Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Sharing Power to Build States Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Elections and Statebuilding After Civil War Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Intervention and Statebuilding in Kosovo Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Bosnia: Building States Without Societies? Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Iraq Download PDF
Chapter  25:  ‘Liberal’ Statebuilding in Afghanistan Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Statebuilding After Victory Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Post-Statebuilding and the Australian Experience in Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Statebuilding in Palestine Download PDF
Chapter  29:  EU Police Missions Download PDF
Chapter  30:  EU Statebuilding Through Good Governance Download PDF
Chapter  31:  The Security Council, R2P, and Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  32:  AID and Fragility Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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