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Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Arnim Langer and Graham K. Brown


Despite growing consensus on the ‘right’ policies for reconstruction and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies, there is still little knowledge how the implementation of such policies impacts the durability of peace. This book aims to address this void by analysing the timing and sequencing of post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding processes. It brings together insights from thematic analyses and country experiences, presented by experts from a range of disciplinary backgrounds. The thematic chapters deal with, among others, issues of poverty reduction and social development; econom ... More

Keywords: conflict recurrence, post-conflict reconstruction, peacebuilding, international actors, timing, sequencing, people-centred prioritization, Africa, Latin America, Asia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198757276
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arnim Langer, editor
Director, Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD), KU Leuven

Graham K. Brown, editor
Professor of International Development and Head of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Arnim Langer, Graham K. Brown and Hanne Albers

Part I Issues and Dynamics

Chapter 3 Needs Versus Expediency

Tony Addison, Rachel Gisselquist, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, and Saurabh Singhal

Part II Country Experiences

Part III Conclusions and Policy Recommendations