Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding

Paperback | March 15, 2011

EditorMichael Pugh, Neil Cooper, Mandy Turner

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The book provides critical perspectives that reach beyond the technical approaches of international financial institutions and proponents of the liberal peace formula. It investigates political economies characterized by the legacies of disruption to production and exchange, by population displacement, poverty, and by 'criminality'.

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The book provides critical perspectives that reach beyond the technical approaches of international financial institutions and proponents of the liberal peace formula. It investigates political economies characterized by the legacies of disruption to production and exchange, by population displacement, poverty, and by 'criminality'.

MICHAEL PUGH is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Bradford, UK, editor of the journal International Peacekeeping and the Cass Peacekeeping book series. He was a member of the ESRC-funded Transformation of War Economies team, edited Regeneration of War-torn Societies (2000), and co-authored War Economies in a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.11 × 5.61 × 1 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285619

ISBN - 13:9780230285613

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Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Pugh, N.Cooper and M.Turner
PART I: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF LIBERAL WAR AND PEACE
The Political Economy of Peace Processes; J.Selby
The Gendered Impact of Peace; D.Pankhurst
Nationalism Versus Peacebuilding in Iraq; E.Herring
PART II: TRADE
Trading with Security: Trade Liberalization and Conflict; S.Willett
Corporate Social Responsibility; S.Tripathi
As Good as it Gets: Securing Diamonds in Sierra Leone; N.Cooper
PART III: EMPLOYMENT
From Waging War to Peace Work: Labour and Labour Markets; C.Cramer
Employment, Labour Rights and Social Resistance; M.Pugh
Securitizing the Economy of Reintegration in Liberia; K.Jennings
PART IV: DIASPORAS
Three Discourses on Diasporas and Peacebuilding; M.Turner
Diaspora Engagement in Peacebuilding: Empirical and Theoretical Challenges; K.Bush
Rwandese Diasporas and the Reconstruction of a Fragile Peace; R.Davies
PART V: BORDERLANDS AND THE CARTOGRAPHY OF VIOLENT ECONOMIES
War, Peace and the Places In Between: Why Borderlands are Central; J.Goodhand
Microfinance and Borderlands: Impacts of Local Neoliberalism; M.Bateman
Potential Difference: Internal Borderlands in Africa; S.Jackson
PART VI: CIVIL SOCIETY
Welfare and the Civil Peace: Poverty with Rights?; O.P.Richmond
Peace Constituencies in Peacebuilding: The mesas de concertación in Guatemala; C.Mouly
El Salvador: The Limits of a Violent Peace; M.Hume
PART VII: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Post-Conflict State-Building: Governance Without Government; D.Chandler
The UN Peacebuilding Commission: The Rise and Fall of a Good Idea; M.Berdal
Material Reproduction and Stateness in Bosnia and Herzegovina; B.Bliesemann de Guevara
Conclusion: The Political Economy of Peacebuilding: Whose Peace? Where Next?; M.Pugh, N.Cooper and M.Turner