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Author Z├╝rcher, Christoph.

Title Costly Democracy : Peacebuilding and Democratization After War
Published Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Leverage, Adoption Costs, and the Peacebuilding Game; Chapter 3: The Legacy of War; Chapter 4: The Mission Footprint; Chapter 5: Aid; Chapter 6: Neighborhood; Chapter 7: Conclusion: Explaining Postwar Democratic Transitions; Notes; Bibliography; The Authors; Index
Summary Peacebuilding is an interactive process that involves collaboration between peacebuilders and the victorious elites of a postwar society. While one of the most prominent assumptions of the peacebuilding literature asserts that the interests of domestic elites and peacebuilders coincide, this book contends that they rarely align. Costly Democracy makes the case that the preferences of domestic elites are greatly shaped by the costs they incur in adopting democracy, as well as the leverage that peacebuilders wield to increase the costs of non-adoption. As cases from Afghanista
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Form Electronic book
Author Evenson, Kristie
Hayman, Rachel.
Manning, Carrie.
Riese, Sarah.
Roehner, Nora.
ISBN 0804784671