By Séverine Autesserre
- Winner of the 2015 Yale H. Ferguson Award, foreign stories Association
- Honorable point out, 2015 Chadwick F. Alger Prize, overseas reports Association
- Honorable point out, 2014 publication of the yr, African Arguments
This publication indicates a brand new reason for why overseas peace interventions usually fail to arrive their complete power. in response to a number of years of ethnographic examine in clash zones around the globe, it demonstrates that daily components - resembling the expatriates' social behavior and ordinary methods to figuring out their parts of operation - strongly effect peacebuilding effectiveness. participants from worldwide and all walks of existence proportion various practices, conduct, and narratives after they function interveners in clash zones. those universal attitudes and activities let overseas peacebuilders to operate within the box, yet additionally they lead to accidental effects that thwart foreign efforts. sure expatriates persist with substitute modes of pondering and appearing, usually with extraordinary effects, yet they continue to be within the minority. via an in-depth research of the interveners' way of life and paintings, this publication proposes cutting edge how one can larger aid host populations construct a sustainable peace.
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Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention (Problems of International Politics) by Séverine Autesserre