Violence after War (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
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Engelska
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448
Utgivningsdatum
2014-04-15
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Johns Hopkins University Press
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8 Illustrations, black and white
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247 x 177 x 38 mm
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771 g
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1
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9781421412573
Violence after War (inbunden)

Violence after War

Explaining Instability in Post-Conflict States

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The end of one war is frequently the beginning of another because the cessation of conflict produces two new challenges: a contest between the winners and losers over the terms of peace, and a battle within the winning party over the spoils of war. As the victors and the vanquished struggle to establish a new political order, incidents of low-level violence frequently occur and can escalate into an unstable peace or renewed conflict. Michael J. Boyle evaluates the dynamics of post-conflict violence and their consequences in Violence after War. In this systematic comparative study, Boyle analyzes a cross-national dataset of violent acts from 52 post-conflict states and examines, in depth, violence patterns from five recent post-conflict states: Bosnia, Rwanda, Kosovo, East Timor, and Iraq. In each of the case studies, Boyle traces multiple pathways through which violence emerges in post-conflict states and highlights how the fragmentation of combatants, especially rebel groups, produces unexpected and sometimes surprising shifts in the nature, type, and targets of attack. His case studies are based on unpublished data on violent crime, including some from fieldwork in Kosovo, East Timor, and Bosnia, and a thorough review of narrative and witness accounts of the attacks. The case study of Iraq comes from data that Boyle obtained directly from U.S. Central Command, published here for the first time. Violence after War will be essential reading for all those interested in political violence, peacekeeping, and post-conflict reconstruction.
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Theoretically rigorous and methodologically sound. * Choice * An excellent contribution in the area of security studies...[that] requires the reader to engage with the detailed analysis of the different forms and pathways of violence in postwar countries. The book is elegantly written and provides a nuanced discussion. * International Studies Review * Valuable... * Common Knowledge *

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Michael J. Boyle is an assistant professor of political science at La Salle University and a regular contributor to the Guardian newspaper. He has published widely on terrorism, insurgency, and political violence.

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AcknowledgmentsList of Abbreviations1. The Challenge of Violence in Post-Conflict StatesPart I: Unpacking Violence after Wars2. Understanding Violence after Wars: Concepts and Contexts3. Explaining Violence after Wars: Patterns and PathwaysPart II: Five Case Studies of Post-Conflict Violence4. Bosnia-Herzegovina5. Rwanda6. Kosovo7. East Timor8. IraqPart III: Producing Peace after Wars9. Controlling Violence: Implications and Policy RecommendationsNotesBibliographyIndex