Exit Strategies and State Building

Paperback | August 22, 2012

EditorRichard Caplan

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In Exit Strategies and State Building, fifteen of the world's best scholars and practitioners of peace building focus on relevant historical and contemporary cases to provide a comprehensive overview of this issue. The book identifies four basic types of international operations wherestate-building has been a major objective - colonial administrations, peacekeeping operations, international administrations, and military occupations. Editor Richard Caplan and his contributors cover a variety of topics, from broad-ranging studies of exit in many types of state-buildingoperations, to focused studies on specific historical cases, to thematic analyses under frameworks such as economics and global international relations. By examining the major challenges associated with the conclusion of international state-building operations and the requirements for the maintenance of peace in the period following exit, this book provides a unique perspective on the realities of military and political intervention. Given thetwenty-first century trend toward international intervention the world over , Exit Strategies and State Building sheds more light on what is not merely an academic issue, but a pressing global policy concern.

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In Exit Strategies and State Building, fifteen of the world's best scholars and practitioners of peace building focus on relevant historical and contemporary cases to provide a comprehensive overview of this issue. The book identifies four basic types of international operations wherestate-building has been a major objective - colonia...

Richard Caplan is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies at Oxford University. He also serves as a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Fragile States.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:August 22, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199760128

ISBN - 13:9780199760121

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ContributorsAcknowledgments1. Richard Caplan: Exit Strategies and State BuildingColonial Administrations2. John Darwin: Exit and Colonial Administrations3. Anthony Chafer: Senegal4. Hendrik Spruyt: Indonesia:Peace Support Operations5. William J. Durch: Exit and Peace Support Operations6. Sarjoh Bah: Sierra Leone7. Johanna Mendelson Forman: HaitiInternational Administrations8. Dominik Zaum: Exit and International Administrations9. Ben Crampton: Kosovo10. Anthony Goldstone: East TimorMilitary Occupations11. Gregory H. Fox: Exit and Military Occupations12. Joel Peters: Gaza13. Toby Dodge: IraqThematic Issues14. Ralph Wilde: Competing Normative Visions of Exit15. Michael Pugh: The Political Economy of Exit16. Richard Ponzio: After Exit: The UN Peacebuilding Architecture17. Richard Caplan: Policy ImplicationsIndex