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- DescriptionThis edited volume empirically examines key theoretical and practical issues relevant to the promotion of local ownership in contemporary international peacebuilding. This book attempts to provide comprehensive understanding of the issue of local ownership in international peacebuilding. By providing an empirical analysis of nine case studies, the volume aims to supplement contemporary academic discussions on local ownership, which have thus far mainly focused on its rmative or theoretical dimensions. The case studies included here examine the peace operations in a wide range of countries - Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Cyprus, Kenya, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Sri Lanka. The book seeks to address the weaknesses of conventional studies by:,empirical review of the achievements and limitations of previous attempts to promote local ownership; examination of the key concepts of local ownership; and analysis of structural and practical challenges. The volume concludes by presenting practical proposals for addressing the limitations of contemporary local ownership promotion. Through these means, the book aims to explore a key research question from both theoretical and empirical perspectives: How can international peacebuilding facilitate effective, active local community participation? This volume will be of much interest to students of peacebuilding, development studies, global governance, peace and conflict studies, security studies and IR.
- Author BiographySung Yong Lee is Lecturer at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand. Alpaslan Ozerdem is Co-Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK. He is author or editor of eight books, including most recently, Turkey and Human Security: Challenges of the 21st Century (Routledge, 2013).
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication24/04/2015
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleStudies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note3 black & white tables, 1 black & white line drawings
- Weight476 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byAlpaslan Ozerdem,Sung Yong Lee
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