Corpus ID: 152861811

Aceh : the role of democracy for peace and reconstruction

  title={Aceh : the role of democracy for peace and reconstruction},
  author={Olle T{\"o}rnquist and Stanley Yosep Adi Prasetyo and T. Birks and G. Aditjondro and Gyda Mar{\aa}s Sindre and M. Hamzah and Dara Meutia Uning and Shadia Marhaban},
  • Olle Törnquist, Stanley Yosep Adi Prasetyo, +5 authors Shadia Marhaban
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • While the aftermath of the December 2004 tsunami added to the problems of civil war in Sri Lanka, a miraculous transition from conflict and disaster to peace and new development evolved in Aceh, the rebellious Indonesian province on the northern tip of Sumatra. Most remarkably, as shown in this book, the miracle was largely due to democratization. For once, the combination of international intervention and local popular engagement paid off. Why was this possible? How can the process be… CONTINUE READING
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