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New perspectives on liberal peacebuilding

@inproceedings{Newman2009NewPO,
  title={New perspectives on liberal peacebuilding},
  author={Edward Newman and Roland Paris and Oliver P. Richmond},
  year={2009}
}
Peacebuilding in conflict-prone or post-conflict countries -- such as East Timor, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone -- aims to prevent the re-emergence or escalation of violent conflict and establish a durable peace. This volume explores and critiquesthe 'liberal' premise of contemporary peacebuilding: the promotion of democracy, market-based economic reforms and a range of other institutions associated with 'modern' states as a driving force for building peace. Whilst focusing mainly upon… 
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