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ISBN 9780415624329
Published July 23, 2014 by Routledge
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The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the termination of local hostilities, impeding the reconstruction of war-torn societies, and making the resumption of violence more likely than not. Moreover, in today’s interdependent world, such consequences may jeopardize not only the stability of directly concerned states, but may also undermine regional, even global, peace. As a result, the call to build genuine, just, and sustainable peace conditions—exemplified by the establishment in 2006 of the UN Peacebuilding Commission, Fund, and Support Office—has never been more urgent, and underscores the pressing need for a comprehensive analysis and understanding of the critical concept of ‘peacebuilding’.

This new four-volume Routledge Major Works collection answers such a need by bringing together the best and most influential scholarship from a wide range of academic disciplines to illuminate the idea and challenges of peacebuilding. Volume I addresses the concepts, actors, and institutions of peacebuilding. Volume II, meanwhile, assembles key works to focus on the challenges of security, welfare, justice, and the rule of law. Volume III is devoted to democratization, the state, and civil society, while Volume IV brings together major works on the implementation of peacebuilding, in particular reconciling international standards and local dynamics.

With a full index, together with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the learned editors, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context, Peacebuilding is an essential work of reference. Moreover, its interdisciplinary and international perspective is certain to secure the collection a broad readership, including scholars, advanced students, policymakers, and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Peacebuilding: Concepts, Actors, and Institutions

1. Johan Galtung, ‘Three Approaches to Peace: Peacekeeping, Peacemaking and Peacebuilding’, Peace, War and Defence: Essays in Peace Research, Vol. 2 (Christian Ejlers, 1975), pp. 282–304.

2. Michal Barnett, Hunjoon Kim, Madalene O’Donnell and Laura Sitea, ‘Peacebuilding: What is in a Name?’, Global Governance, 2007, 13, 1, 35–58.

3. Vincent Chetail, ‘Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Ambiguity and Identity’, in Chetail (ed.), Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: A Lexicon (Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 1–33.

4. Eva Bertram, ‘Reinventing Governments: The Promise and Perils of United Nations Peace Building’, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1995, 39, 3, 387–418.

5. Ken Menkaus, ‘Somalia: "They Created a Desert and Called it Peace(building)"’, Review of African Political Economy, 2009, 36, 120, 223–33.

6. Michael W. Doyle and Nicholas Sambanis, ‘International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis’, The American Political Science Review, 2000, 94, 4, 779–801.

7. Dominik Zaum, ‘International Relations Theory and Peacebuilding’, in Roger Mac Ginty (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding (Routledge, 2013), pp. 105–16.

8. Oliver Ramsbotham, ‘Reflections on UN Post-Settlement Peacebuilding’, International Peacekeeping, 2000, 7, 1, 169–89.

9. Roland J. Fischer, ‘The Potential for Peacebuilding: Forging a Bridge from Peacekeeping to Peacemaking’, Peace & Change, 1993, 18, 3, 247–66.

10. A. B. Featherstone, ‘Peacekeeping, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding: A Reconsideration of Theoretical Frameworks’, International Peacekeeping, 2000, 7, 1, 190–218.

11. Katia Papagianni, ‘Mediation, Political Engagement, and Peacebuilding’, Global Governance, 2010, 16, 2, 243–63.

12. Peter Uvin, ‘The Development/Peacebuilding Nexus: A Typology and History of Changing Paradigms’, Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2002, 1, 1, 5–24.

13. Cedric De Coning, ‘Civil-Military Coordination and UN Peacebuilding Operations’, in Langholtz, Kondoch, and Wells (eds.), International Peacekeeping: The Yearbook of International Peace Operations, Vol. 11 (Brill, 2007), pp. 47–68.

14. Christopher P. Ankerson, ‘Praxis Versus Policy: Peacebuilding and the Military’, in Tom Keating and W. Andy Knight (eds.), Building Sustainable Peace (University of Alberta Press and United Nations University Press, 2004), pp. 71–92.

15. Volker C. Franke and Andrea Warnecke, ‘Building Peace: An Inventory of UN Peace Missions Since the End of the Cold War’, International Peacekeeping, 2009, 16, 3, 407–36.

16. Paul F. Diehl, ‘Paths to Peacebuilding: The Transformation of Peace Operations’, in T. David Mason and James D. Meernik (eds.), Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in Post-War Societies: Sustaining the Peace (Routledge, 2006), pp. 107–29.

17. Mats Berdal, ‘The UN Peacebuilding Commission: The Rise and Fall of a Good Idea’, in Michael Pugh, Neil Cooper, and Mandy Turner (eds.), Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding (Palgrave, 2008), pp. 356–72.

18. Carsten Stahn, ‘Institutionalizing Brahimi’s "Light Footprint": A Comment on the Role and Mandate of the Peacebuilding Commission’, International Organizations Law Review, 2005, 2, 403–15.

19. Jennifer Hazen, ‘Can Peacekeepers Be Peacebuilders?’, International Peacekeeping, 2007, 14, 3, 328–38.

20. Gisela Hirschmann, ‘Peacebuilding in UN Peacekeeping Exit Strategies: Organized Hypocrisy and Institutional Reform’, International Peacekeeping, 2012, 19, 2, 170–85.

Volume II: Peacebuilding and Development—The Challenges of Security, Welfare, Justice, and the Rule of Law

21. Rolf Schwarz, ‘Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: The Challenges of Security, Welfare and Representation’, Security Dialogue, 2005, 36, 4, 429–46.

22. Keith Krause and Oliver Jütersonke, ‘Peace, Security, and Development in Post-Conflict Environments’, Security Dialogue, 2005, 36, 4, 447–62.

23. Astri Suhrke, ‘Waging War and Building Peace in Afghanistan’, International Peacekeeping, 2012, 19, 4, 478–91.

24. Nat J. Colletta and Robert Muggah, ‘Context Matters: Interim Stabilization and Second Generation Approaches to Security Promotion’, Conflict, Security and Development, 2009, 9, 4, 425–53.

25. Jennifer M. Hazen, ‘Understanding "Reintegration" Within Postconflict Peacebuilding: Making the Case for "Reinsertion" First and Better Linkages Thereafter’, in Melanne A. Civic and Michael Miklaucic (eds.), Monopoly of Force: The Nexus of DDR and SSR (National Defense University Press, 2011), pp. 109–27.

26. Neil Cooper, ‘Peaceful Warriors and Warring Peacemakers’, The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 2006, 1, 1, 19–23.

27. Heiko Nietzschke and Kaysie Studdard, ‘The Legacies of War Economies: Challenges and Options for Peacemaking and Peacebuilding’, International Peacekeeping, 2005, 12, 2, 222–39.

28. Achim Wennmann, ‘Economic Provisions in Peace Agreements and Sustainable Peacebuilding’. Négociations, 2009, 11, 43–61.

29. Kaysie Brown, ‘War Economies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Identifying a Weak Link’, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, 2006, 3, 1, 6–19.

30. Paul Collier, ‘Post-Conflict Recovery: How Should Strategies Be Distinctive?’, Journal of African Economies, 2009, 18, 1, 99–131.

31. Philippe Le Billion, ‘Corrupting Peace? Peacebuilding and Post-Conflict Corruption’, International Peacekeeping, 2008, 15, 3, 344–61.

32. Simon Chesterman, ‘Rough Justice: Establishing the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Territories’, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 2005, 20, 1, 69–98.

33. David Chandler, ‘Imposing the "Rule of Law": The Lessons of BiH for Peacebuilding in Iraq’, International Peacekeeping, 2004, 11, 2, 312–33.

34. Kirsti Samuels, ‘Post-Conflict Peace-Building and Constitution-Making’, Chicago Journal of International Law, 2006, 62, 663–82.

35. Carsten Stahn, ‘The Geometry of Transitional Justice: Choices of Institutional Design’, Leiden Journal of International Law, 2005, 18, 3, 425–66.

36. Christine Bell, Colm Campbell, and Fionnuala Ni Aloain, ‘Justice Discourses in Transition’, Social & Legal Studies, 2004, 13, 3, 305–28.

37. David Mendeloff, ‘Truth-Seeking, Truth-Telling, and Postconflict Peacebuilding: Curb the Enthusiasm?’, International Studies Review, 2004, 6, 3, 355–80.

38. Chandra Lekha Sriram, ‘Justice as Peace? Liberal Peacebuilding and Strategies of Transitional Justice’, Global Society, 2007, 21, 4, 579–91.

39. Christine Bell, ‘Transitional Justice, Interdisciplinarity and the State of the "Field" or "Non-Field"’, The International Journal of Transitional Justice, 2009, 3, 5–27.

Volume III: Building a Liberal Peace? Democratization, the State, and Civil Society

40. Roland Paris, ‘Peacebuilding and the Limits of Liberal Internationalism’, International Security, 1997, 22, 2, 54–89.

41. Oliver P. Richmond, ‘The Problem of Peace: Understanding the "Liberal Peace"’, Conflict, Security and Development, 2006, 6, 3, 291–314.

42. Michael Pugh, ‘The Political Economy of Peacebuilding: A Critical Theory Perspective’, International Journal of Peace Studies, 2005, 10, 2, 23–42.

43. John Heathershaw, ‘Unpacking the Liberal Peace: The Dividing and Merging of Peacebuilding Discourses’, Millennium, 2008, 36, 3, 597–621.

44. Michael Barnett, ‘Building a Republican Peace: Stabilizing States after War’, International Security, 2006, 30, 4, 87–112.

45. Susanna Campbell and Jenny H. Peterson, ‘Statebuilding’, in Roger Mac Ginty (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding (Routledge, 2013), pp. 336–46.

46. Michael Barnett and Christoph Zürcher, ‘The Peacebuilder’s Contract: How External Statebuilding Reinforces Weak Statehood’, in Roland Paris and Tim Sisk (eds.), The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the Contradictions of Postwar Peace Operations (Routledge, 2009), pp. 23–52.

47. Tanja Chopra, ‘When Peacebuilding Contradicts Statebuilding: Notes from the Arid Lands of Kenya’, International Peacekeeping, 2009, 16, 4, 531–45.

48. Charles T. Call and Susan E. Cook, ‘On Democratization and Peacebuilding’, Global Governance, 2003, 9, 2, 233–46.

49. Gregory H. Fox, ‘International Law and the Entitlement to Democracy After War’, Global Governance, 2003, 9, 2,179–97.

50. Richard J. Ponzio, ‘Transforming Political Authority: UN Democratic Peacebuilding in Afghanistan’, Global Governance, 2007, 13, 2, 255–75.

51. Timothy D. Sisk, ‘Peacebuilding as Democratization: Findings and Implications’, in Anna Jarstad and Timothy D. Sisk (eds.), From War to Democracy: Dilemmas of Peacebuilding (Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp. 239–59.

52. Christoph Zürcher, ‘Building Democracy While Building Peace’, Journal of Democracy, 2011, 22, 1, 81–95.

53. Beatrice Pouligny, ‘Civil Society and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Ambiguities of International Programmes Aimed at Building "New" Societies’, Security Dialogue, 2005, 36, 4, 495–510.

54. Thania Paffenholz, ‘Civil Society Beyond the Liberal Peace and its Critique’, in Susanna Campbell et al. (eds.), A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding (Zed Books, 2011), pp. 138–55.

55. David Chandler, ‘Race, Culture and Civil Society: Peacebuilding Discourse and the Understanding of Difference’, Security Dialogue, 2010, 41, 4, 369–90.

56. Michael Pugh, ‘Towards Life Welfare’, in Edward Newman, Roland Paris, and Oliver P. Richmond (eds.), New Perspectives on Liberal Peacebuilding (United Nations University Press, 2009), pp. 78–96.

57. Roland Paris, ‘Saving Liberal Peacebuilding’, Review of International Studies, 2010, 36, 2, 337–65.

Volume IV: The Implementation of Peacebuilding: Reconciling International Standards and Local Dynamics

58. Charles T. Call, ‘Knowing Peace When You See it: Setting Standards for Peacebuilding Success’, Civil Wars, 2008, 10, 2, 173–94.

59. Roland Paris, ‘International Peacebuilding and the "Mission Civilisatrice"’, Review of International Studies, 2002, 28, 4, 637–56.

60. Steven R. Ratner, ‘Foreign Occupation and International Territorial Administration: The Challenge of Convergence’, European Journal of International Law, 2005, 16, 4, 695–719.

61. Richard Caplan, ‘From Collapsing States to Neo-trusteeships: The Limits to Solving the Problem of "Precarious Statehood" in the 21st Century’, Third World Quarterly, 2007, 28, 2, 231–44.

62. Kenneth Bush, ‘Commodification, Compartmentalization, and Militarization of Peacebuilding’, in Tom Keating and W. Andy Knight (eds.), Building Sustainable Peace (University of Alberta Press and United Nations University Press, 2004), pp. 23–46.

63. Susan L. Woodward, ‘The Political Economy of Peacebuilding and International Aid’, in Roger Mac Ginty (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding (Routledge, 2013), pp. 325–35.

64. Charles T. Call and Elizabeth M. Cousens, ‘Ending Wars and Building Peace: International Responses to War-Torn Societies’, International Studies Perspectives, 2008, 9, 1, 1–21.

65. Jonathan Goodhand and Mark Sedra, ‘Who Owns the Peace? Aid, Reconstruction and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan’, Disasters 2010, 34, S1, S78–S102.

66. Nicholas Sambanis, ‘Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations’, The World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 22, 1, 9–32.

67. Jarat Chopra and Tanja Hohe, ‘Participatory Peacebuilding’, in Tom Keating and W. Andy Knight (eds.), Building Sustainable Peace (University of Alberta Press and United Nations University Press, 2004), pp. 241–61.

68. Laurent Goetschel and Tobias Hagman. ‘Civilian Peacebuilding: Peace By Bureaucratic Means?’, Conflict, Security & Development, 2009, 9, 1, 55–73.

69. Roger Mac Ginty, ‘Routine Peace: Technocracy and Peacebuilding’, Cooperation and Conflict, 2012, 47, 3, 287–308.

70. Timothy Donais, ‘Empowerment or Imposition? Dilemmas of Local Ownership in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Processes’, Peace & Change, 2009, 34, 1, 3–26.

71. Cedric De Coning, ‘Understanding Peacebuilding as Essentially Local’, Stability, 2013, 2, 1, 1–6.

72. David Chandler, ‘Peacebuilding and the Politics of Non-Linearity: Rethinking "Hidden" Agency and "Resistance"’, Peacebuilding, 2013, 1, 1, 17–32.

73. Ole Jacob Sending, ‘The Effects of Peacebuilding: Sovereignty, Patronage and Power’, in Susanna Campbell et al. (eds.), A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding (Zed Books, 2011), pp. 57–68.

74. Roger Mac Ginty and Oliver P. Richmond, ‘The Local Turn in Peace Building: A Critical Agenda for Peace’, Third World Quarterly, 2013, 34, 5, 763–83.

75. Volker Boege, Anne Brown, Kevin Clements and Anna Nolan, ‘Building Peace and Political Community in Hybrid Political Orders’, International Peacekeeping, 2009, 16, 5, 599–615.

76. Roberto Belloni, ‘Hybrid Peace Governance: Its Emergence and Significance’, Global Governance, 2012, 18, 1, 21–38.

77. Keith Krause, ‘Hybrid Violence: Locating the Use of Force in Postconflict Settings, Global Governance, 2012, 18, 1, 39–56.

78. Oliver P. Richmond, ‘A Pedagogy of Peacebuilding: Infrapolitics, Resistance, and Liberation’, International Political Sociology, 2012, 6, 2, 115–31.

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Vincent Chetail and Oliver Jütersonke, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.