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Security sector reform in challenging environments

@inproceedings{Born2009SecuritySR,
  title={Security sector reform in challenging environments},
  author={Hans Born and Albrecht Schnabel},
  year={2009}
}
More often than not Security Sector Reform (SSR) takes place against many odds, in barely enabling political, security, economic, and social environments. This volume offers evidence-based analyses of positive and negative SSR records in barely enabling environments, drawing on the experiences of specific national and international SSR programs and experiences in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. 

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