Reconstruction: An Agenda

@article{Etzioni2007ReconstructionAA,
  title={Reconstruction: An Agenda},
  author={Amitai Etzioni},
  journal={Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding},
  year={2007},
  volume={1},
  pages={27 - 45}
}
  • Amitai Etzioni
  • Published 13 February 2007
  • Economics
  • Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding
This essay discusses several issues involving the theory of post-conflict reconstruction, and suggests that the concepts of reconstruction and of economic development be carefully kept apart. It explores the question of what moral and legal obligations to reconstruction the occupiers incur. Using Iraq as a case study it presents two scenarios for reconstruction: a ‘triage’ approach which relies heavily on prioritization and recognition of inherent limitations, and a ‘scattergun’ approach… 
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