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Author Sawyer, Amos.

Title Beyond plunder : toward democratic governance in Liberia / Amos Sawyer
Published Boulder : L. Rienner Publishers, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface : an outlook from a scholar-activist -- 1. Liberia's path to the present -- 2. The legacy of predation and violence -- 3. Foundations for a new order -- 4. Rethinking governance -- 5. Framework for democratic self-governance -- 6. Creating a context of peace and security -- 7. From theory to practice -- 8. Rethinking citizenship and education for democracy -- 9. Toward a new beginning for Liberia -- App. Internally displaced persons and refugees -- App. Representative lists of Liberian networks and NGOs
Summary Can a stable political order be established in Liberia in the aftermath of the collapse of governance and a period of pillage and carnage? Amos Sawyer draws deeply on his experience as head of state as he explores new ways of establishing constitutional foundations for democratic governance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-231) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Democracy -- Liberia.
Political culture -- Liberia.
Political violence -- Liberia -- History.
Liberia -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1626370990 (electronic bk.)
9781626370999 (electronic bk.)