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Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Oliver P. Richmond and Sandra Pogodda

Abstract

Why is it that states emerging from intervention, peacebuilding and statebuilding over the last 25 years appear to be ‘failed by design’? This book explores the interplay of local peace agency with the (neo)liberal peacebuilding project. It looks at how far local ‘peace formation’ dynamics can go to counteract the forces of violence and play a role in rebuilding the state, consolidate peace processes and induce a more progressive form of politics. By looking at local agency related to peace formation, the book finds answers to the pressing question of how large-scale peacebuilding or statebuil ... More

Keywords: local peace, peacebuilding, violence, peace process, peace formation, statebuilding

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474402170
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Oliver P. Richmond, author
University of Manchester

Sandra Pogodda, author
University of Manchester

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