Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries: The by Mark Sedra

By Mark Sedra

This ebook examines the evolution, impression, and destiny customers of the protection quarter Reform (SSR) version in conflict-affected nations within the context of the broader debate over the liberal peace undertaking.


Since its emergence as an idea within the past due Nineteen Nineties, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in safeguard counsel, from the realist, regime-centric, train-and-equip technique of the chilly battle to a brand new liberal, holistic and people-centred version. The fast upward thrust of this version, although, belied its really meagre influence at the floor. This ebook seriously examines the idea that and its checklist of feat over the last 20 years, placing it into the wider context of peace-building and state-building concept and perform. It focuses recognition at the commonest, celebrated and complicated environment for SSR, conflict-affected environments, and relatively examines the applying and affects of donor-supported SSR programing in a chain of conflict-affected nations over the last 20 years, together with Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor and Bosnia-Herzegovina. the wider objective of the booklet is to higher know the way the modern SSR version has coalesced during the last twenty years and develop into mainstreamed in foreign improvement and safeguard coverage and perform. this offers an exceptional beginning to enquire the explanations for the terrible functionality of the version and to evaluate its clients for the long run.


This ebook could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of foreign defense, peacebuilding, statebuilding, improvement experiences and IR in general.

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