Conflicted Outcomes and Values: (Neo)Liberal Peace in Central Asia and Afghanistan

@inproceedings{Tadjbakhsh2009ConflictedOA,
  title={Conflicted Outcomes and Values: (Neo)Liberal Peace in Central Asia and Afghanistan},
  author={Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh},
  year={2009}
}
The implementation of liberal peace in the context of both transition economies and post-conflict situations often involves policy advice from international financial institutions for rapid opening of the economic and political systems. Experience, however, shows that the immediate outcome is increased poverty and inequality, leading to high social and human costs. Efficiency-based inquiries on externally supported state building and peacebuilding projects often use a problem solving approach… CONTINUE READING