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By Johanna Söderström
The booklet examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings interact in politics, as visible when it comes to Liberia.
The political mobilization of former opponents after warfare is usually perceived as a possibility, eventually undermining the protection and balance of the kingdom. This booklet questions this simplified view and argues that realizing the political voice of former fighters is relevant. Their post-war function isn't black and white; they aren't simply bad or good electorate, yet particularly have interaction in a number of political roles: spoilers, sufferers, disengaged, beneficiaries, in addition to encouraged and energetic voters.
By the political attitudes and values of former fighters, and their figuring out of ways politics services, the e-book sheds new gentle at the political reintegration of ex-combatants. It argues that political reintegration should be given critical cognizance on the micro-level, but additionally has to be scrutinized in methods: first, throughout the point of political involvement, which displays the level and width of the ex-combatants’ voice. moment, which will make experience of political reintegration, we additionally have to discover what values and norms tell their political involvement. The content material in their political voice is captured via a comparability with democratic beliefs. in response to interviews with over a hundred Liberian ex-combatants, the e-book highlights that their dating with politics total will be characterised as an expression of a 'politics of affection'.
This publication should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, African politics, democratization, political sociology, clash solution and IR/Security reviews in general.
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Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatants: Political Reintegration in Liberia (Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding) by Johanna Söderström