Download the sovereignty paradox the norms and politics of international statebuilding in pdf or read the sovereignty paradox the norms and politics of international statebuilding in pdf online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the sovereignty paradox the norms and politics of international statebuilding in pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.



The Sovereignty Paradox

Author: Dominik Zaum
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199207437
Size: 31.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4363
Download and Read
By looking at the post-conflict international administrations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and East Timor, the book examines how particular ideas about the state, and about the appropriate relationship between the state and its population, have influenced the statebuilding efforts of the international community.

Intervention Als Soziale Praxis

Author: Werner Distler
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658068469
Size: 79.65 MB
Format: PDF
View: 2527
Download and Read
Noch immer werden in der Forschung die Grenzen und Möglichkeiten des Statebuilding zu selten in der sozialen Praxis der Intervention verortet. Im Rahmen einer „Soziologie der Intervention“ stellt Werner Distler in seiner Studie deshalb die ausführenden Akteure der Intervention in den Mittelpunkt, konkret deutsche Polizistinnen und Polizisten als Teil der UN-Polizeimission im Kosovo. Als Beitrag zur Debatte über die Grenzen und Möglichkeiten von Interventionen werden die subjektiven Interaktionserfahrungen und Reflexionen anhand dreier Dimensionen, der Konstitution des Selbst, der Anderen und der sozialen Umwelt, ausführlich dargestellt und ausgewertet. Die Analyse der Arbeit zeigt, dass es im Alltag der Intervention nicht möglich ist, Denken und Handeln der Akteure von den sozialen Strukturen der Intervention zu trennen. Diese können politisch nur bedingt vorgegeben oder verändert werden.

Interventionskultur

Author: Thorsten Bonacker
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 353192219X
Size: 14.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 6670
Download and Read
Sicherheit, Demokratie, Wiederaufbau, Rechtstaat – all das erhoffen sich Menschen von Interventionen. Seit dem Kalten Krieg kommen humanitäre Interventionen häufig vor. Sie verändern die gesellschaftlichen Entwicklungen in den Zielländern erheblich, doch oft können die Politik und Militärstrategie diese sozialen Verschiebungen nur schwer begreifen. Dann wird es aber schwieriger, friedensschaffende und stabilisierende Maßnahmen umzusetzen. Die Soziologie dieser Gesellschaften konzentriert sich auf die Beziehungen zwischen den Intervenierenden und denen, die von den Interventionen betroffen sind, den „Intervenierten“. Im Zentrum der Überlegungen stehen vor allem die neue Kultur und die Interaktionsformen, die sich zwischen beiden Gruppen entwickeln, sowie die gesellschaftliche Dynamik, die von der Intervention und dem anschließenden Wiederaufbau ausgelöst wird. Auch werden die Rückwirkungen der Intervention auf die Intervenierenden, d.h. vor allem auf die westlichen Gesellschaften, untersucht.

International Statebuilding

Author: David Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136940480
Size: 79.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4816
Download and Read
This concise and accessible new text offers original and insightful analysis of the policy paradigm informing international statebuilding interventions. The book covers the theoretical frameworks and practices of international statebuilding, the debates they have triggered, and the way that international statebuilding has developed in the post-Cold War era. Spanning a broad remit of policy practices from post-conflict peacebuilding to sustainable development and EU enlargement, Chandler draws out how these policies have been cohered around the problematization of autonomy or self-government. Rather than promoting democracy on the basis of the universal capacity of people for self-rule, international statebuilding assumes that people lack capacity to make their own judgements safely and therefore that democracy requires external intervention and the building of civil society and state institutional capacity. Chandler argues that this policy framework inverses traditional liberal–democratic understandings of autonomy and freedom – privileging governance over government – and that the dominance of this policy perspective is a cause of concern for those who live in states involved in statebuilding as much as for those who are subject to these new regulatory frameworks. Encouraging readers to reflect upon the changing understanding of both state–society relations and of the international sphere itself, this work will be of great interest to all scholars of international relations, international security and development.

Routledge Handbook Of International Statebuilding

Author: David Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135940010
Size: 16.51 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6525
Download and Read
This new Handbook offers a combination of theoretical, thematic and empirical analyses of the statebuilding regime, written by leading international scholars. Over the past decade, international statebuilding has become one of the most important and least understood areas of international policy-making. Today, there are around one billion people living in some 50-60 conflict-affected, 'fragile' states, vulnerable to political violence and civil war. The international community grapples with the core challenges and dilemmas of using outside force, aid, and persuasion to build states in the wake of conflict and to prevent such countries from lapsing into devastating violence. The Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding is a comprehensive resource for this emerging area in International Relations. The volume is designed to guide the reader through the background and development of international statebuilding as a policy area, as well as exploring in depth significant issues such as security, development, democracy and human rights. Divided into three main parts, this Handbook provides a single-source overview of the key topics in international statebuilding: Part One: Concepts and Approaches Part Two: Security, Development and Democracy Part Three: Policy Implementation This Handbook will be essential reading for students of statebuilding, humanitarian intervention, peacebuilding, development, war and conflict studies and IR/Security Studies in general.

Exit Strategies And State Building

Author: Richard Caplan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199942706
Size: 30.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 5864
Download and Read
In the past two decades, states and multilateral organizations have devoted considerable resources toward efforts to stabilize peace and rebuild war-torn societies in places such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, and Sierra Leone. Despite these prodigious efforts, there has been relatively little consideration of the critical questions arising from the "end game" of state-building operations. In Exit Strategies and State Building, sixteen leading scholars and practitioners focus on relevant historical and contemporary cases of exit to provide a comprehensive overview of this crucial issue. 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 unique perspective on a critical aspect of military and political intervention. Deftly researched, Exit Strategies and State Building sheds new light on what is not merely an academic issue, but also a pressing global policy concern.

The United Nations Security Council And War

Author: Vaughan Lowe
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191614939
Size: 73.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 756
Download and Read
This is the first major exploration of the United Nations Security Council's part in addressing the problem of war, both civil and international, since 1945. Both during and after the Cold War the Council has acted in a limited and selective manner, and its work has sometimes resulted in failure. It has not been - and was never equipped to be - the centre of a comprehensive system of collective security. However, it remains the body charged with primary responsibility for international peace and security. It offers unique opportunities for international consultation and military collaboration, and for developing legal and normative frameworks. It has played a part in the reduction in the incidence of international war in the period since 1945. This study examines the extent to which the work of the UN Security Council, as it has evolved, has or has not replaced older systems of power politics and practices regarding the use of force. Its starting point is the failure to implement the UN Charter scheme of having combat forces under direct UN command. Instead, the Council has advanced the use of international peacekeeping forces; it has authorized coalitions of states to take military action; and it has developed some unanticipated roles such as the establishment of post-conflict transitional administrations, international criminal tribunals, and anti-terrorism committees. The book, bringing together distinguished scholars and practitioners, draws on the methods of the lawyer, the historian, the student of international relations, and the practitioner. It begins with an introductory overview of the Council's evolving roles and responsibilities. It then discusses specific thematic issues, and through a wide range of case studies examines the scope and limitations of the Council's involvement in war. It offers frank accounts of how belligerents viewed the UN, and how the Council acted and sometimes failed to act. The appendices provide comprehensive information - much of it not previously brought together in this form - of the extraordinary range of the Council's activities. This book is a project of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War.

Legitimating International Organizations

Author: Dominik Zaum
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199672091
Size: 13.33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 4993
Download and Read
The importance of legitimacy is widely recognised in the literature on international and regional organizations, not least for compliance with their decisions. How such organizations claim and sustain their legitimacy, however, has been insufficiently analysed and understood. Through a range of conceptual chapters and case studies, this volume examines the legitimation practices of international and regional organizations. It examines how internationalorganizations justify and communicate their legitimacy claims, and how these practices differ between organizations. It also considers the implications of this analysis for global and regional governance.

Africa And International Relations In The 21st Century

Author: S. Cornelissen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230355749
Size: 71.27 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3398
Download and Read
This book examines key emergent trends related to aspects of power, sovereignty, conflict, peace, development, and changing social dynamics in the African context. It challenges conventional IR precepts of authority, politics and society, which have proven to be so inadequate in explaining African processes. Rather, this edited collection analyses the significance of many of the uncharted dimensions of Africa's international relations, such as the respatialisation of African societies through migration, and the impacts this process has had on state power; the various ways in which both formal and informal authority and economies are practised; and the dynamics and impacts of new transnational social movements on African politics. Finally, attention is paid to Africa's place in a shifting global order, and the implications for African international relations of the emergence of new world powers and/or alliances. This edition includes a new preface by the editors, which brings the findings of the book up-to-date, and analyses the changes that are likely to impact upon global governance and human development in policy and practice in Africa and the wider world post-2015.

Corruption And Post Conflict Peacebuilding

Author: Dominik Zaum
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136635912
Size: 34.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1973
Download and Read
This edited volume explores and evaluates the roles of corruption in post-conflict peacebuilding. The problem of corruption has become increasingly important in war to peace transitions, eroding confidence in new democratic institutions, undermining economic development, diverting scarce public resources, and reducing the delivery of vital social services. Conflict-affected countries offer an ideal environment for pervasive corruption. Their weak administrative institutions and fragile legal and judicial systems mean that they lack the capacity to effectively investigate and punish corrupt behaviour. In addition, the sudden inflow of donor aid into post-conflict countries and the desire of peacebuilding actors (including the UN, the international financial institutions, aid agencies, and non-governmental organisations) to disburse these funds quickly, create incentives and opportunities for corruption. While corruption imposes costs and compromises on peacebuilding efforts, opportunities for exploiting public office can also be used to entice armed groups into signing peace agreements, thus stabilising post-war environments. This book explores the different functions of corruption both conceptually and through the lens of a wide range of case studies. It also examines the impact of key anti-corruption policies on peacebuilding environments. The dynamics that shape the relationship between corruption and the political and economic developments in post-conflict countries are complex. This analysis highlights that fighting corruption is only one of several important peacebuilding objectives, and that due consideration must be given to the specific social and political context in considering how a sustainable peace can be achieved. This book will be of great interest to students of peacekeeping and peacebuilding, criminology, political economy, war and conflict studies, international security and IR.