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Illiberal Peacebuilding

Brima Patrick Kapuwa

ISBN 10: 3848495708 / ISBN 13: 9783848495702
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Paperback. 200 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.5in.This book meticulously analysis the liberal peace proponent which UN Peace builders use as basis for their interventions in post conflict zones. Whiles it remain a truism that external actors have the technical expertise to enhance national cohesion and stability, recent studies have shown lots of limitations, with the former war torn states relapsing into conflict barely after UN exit. The urge to institute democratization immediately after the conflict has instead of promoting national cohesion and development serves as recipe for instability. This book argues that whiles democracy remain Sierra Leones ultimate path to development and national stability, the current form of democratization, characterized by socio-political decadence, corruption, human rights abuses, electoral fraud and violence etc are enough vices to further enhance instability, hence undermine any effort at building peace. This work therefore argues for thorough consideration and inclusion of domestic Sierra Leonean norms and actors in designing stability. Supply driven peace building will not solve her problem without due consideration of local actors and expertise whose initiative brought about peace. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783848495702

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Title: Illiberal Peacebuilding

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This book meticulously analysis the liberal peace proponent which UN Peace builders use as basis for their interventions in post conflict zones. Whiles it remain a truism that external actors have the technical expertise to enhance national cohesion and stability, recent studies have shown lots of limitations, with the former war torn states relapsing into conflict barely after UN exit.The urge to institute democratization immediately after the conflict has instead of promoting national cohesion and development serves as recipe for instability. This book argues that whiles democracy remain Sierra Leone's ultimate path to development and national stability, the current form of democratization, characterized by socio-political decadence, corruption,human rights abuses, electoral fraud and violence etc are enough vices to further enhance instability, hence undermine any effort at building peace. This work therefore argues for thorough consideration and inclusion of domestic Sierra Leonean norms and actors in designing stability. Supply driven peace building will not solve her problem without due consideration of local actors and expertise whose initiative brought about peace.

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Hails from Sierra Leone and holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees respectively from the Njala University before joining the Institute of International Studies at the Jilin University-China for his Doctoral degree. His current research focus includes Security, Peace and Conflict Studies, US-China-Africa, Foreign Policy,Theories Human Rights and Gender

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