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Exit Strategies and State Building

Richard Caplan


This volume provides a comparative study of exit with regard to international operations of a state-building nature. The chapters focus on the empirical experiences of, and scholarly and policy questions associated with, exit in relation to four families of experience: colonial administrations, peace support operations, international territorial administrations, and transformative military occupations. In all of these cases, state-building, broadly conceived, has been a key objective, undertaken most often in conditions of fragility or in the aftermath of armed conflict. The chapters offer det ... More

Keywords: exit strategies, state-building, colonial administrations, peace support operations, international administrations, military occupations

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199760114
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Caplan, editor
Oxford University

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Colonial Administrations

3 Senegal

Tony Chafer

4 Indonesia

Hendrik Spruyt

Peace Support Operations

6 Sierra Leone

Alhaji Sarjoh Bah

7 Haiti

Johanna Mendelson Forman

International Administrations

9 Kosovo

Ben Crampton

10 East Timor

Anthony Goldstone

Military Occupations

12 Gaza

Joel Peters

13 Iraq

Toby Dodge

Thematic Issues

17 Policy Implications

Richard Caplan

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