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By Annika Björkdahl,Kristine Höglund,Gearoid Millar,Jair van der Lijn,Willemijn Verkoren

This booklet goals to appreciate the approaches and results that come up from frictional encounters in peacebuilding, whilst international and native forces meet.


Building a sustainable peace after violent clash is a strategy that involves competing rules, political contestation and transformation of energy kin. This quantity develops the concept that of ‘friction’ to raised examine the interaction among worldwide rules, actors, and practices, and their neighborhood opposite numbers. The chapters study efforts undertaken to advertise sustainable peace in a number of destinations, similar to Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone. those case analyses provide a nuanced knowing no longer easily of neighborhood procedures, or of the hybrid or combined corporations, rules, and methods which are generated, yet of the advanced interactions that spread among all of those parts within the context of peacebuilding intervention. The analyses display how the ambivalent courting among worldwide and native actors results in unintentional and occasionally counterproductive result of peacebuilding interventions. The technique of this ebook, with its specialise in friction as a conceptual device, advances the peacebuilding study schedule and provides to 2 ongoing debates within the peacebuilding box; the controversy on hybridity, and the talk on neighborhood service provider and native possession. In analysing frictional encounters this quantity prepares the floor for a greater realizing of the combined impression peace projects have on post-conflict societies.


This publication can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, clash answer, protection stories, and international relations in general.

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