From Civil Strife to Civil Society
Civil and Military Responsibilities in Disrupted States
By (author) United Nations University Press
Volume editor William Maley Professor Charles Sampford
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From Civil Strife to Civil Society by United Nations University Press
Book DescriptionIn the 1990s the United Nations, the militaries of key member states, and non-governmental organisations became increasingly entangled in the complex affairs of disrupted states. In some situations they delivered humanitarian assistance, while in other cases they acted as agents of political, social, and civic reconstruction. These actors played a critical role in rebuilding a number of states, including Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, and East Timor. This book provides a rigorous examination of the dimensions of state disruption and analyses the role of the international community in responding to it. It also covers key related issues such as military doctrines for dealing with disorder and humanitarian emergencies, mechanisms for ending violence and delivering justice in post-conflict times, problems of rebuilding trust and promoting democracy, and reestablishment of social and civil order.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789280810707
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: United Nations University
Publisher: United Nations University
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: Japan
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Author Biography - United Nations University Press
William Maley is professor and foundation director of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University. Charles Sampford is foundation professor of law and head of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law Jusitce and Governance, Griffith University, Brisbane. Ramesh Thakur is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and professor of political science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He previously served as senior vice-rector of the United Nations University and assistant secretary general of the United Nations.
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