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Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Matthew Hoddie and Caroline A. Hartzell

Abstract

Among the more frequent and most devastating of conflicts, civil wars—from Yugoslavia to Congo—frequently reignite and even spill over into the international sphere. Given the inherent fragility of civil war peace agreements, innovative approaches must be taken to ensure the successful resolution of these conflicts. This book provides both analytical frameworks and a series of critical case studies demonstrating the effectiveness of a range of strategies for keeping the peace. The book contends that lasting peace relies on aligning the self-interest of individuals and communities with the soci ... More

Keywords: civil wars, peace agreements, resolution, conflicts, restructuring domestic institutions, soft intervention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780226351247
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Hoddie, editor

Caroline A. Hartzell, editor