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Demilitarizing Politics

Elections on the Uncertain Road to Peace

by Terrence Lyons

  • 192 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil war,
  • Conflict resolution,
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Peace,
  • Case studies,
  • Conflict management,
  • Elections,
  • Peace-building

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12325056M
    ISBN 101588263932
    ISBN 109781588263933

      Modern diasporas may seem far-flung and incohesive, but in fact they have an outsized impact on the politics of their homeland. Through a global range of case studies, this groundbreaking volume explores transnational diaspora politics and its effect on development, democratization, conflict, and the changing nature of citizenship. Contributors speak from a .   Demilitarizing the Police Aug Gene Veith Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has the views of the prevalent religions.

      Today’s Democratic Party is exemplified by John Thompson, who won a primary on Tuesday and is the DFL-endorsed candidate for . Demilitarizing America’s Police: A Constitutional Analysis INTRODUCTION Our military’s core function is to fight and deter foreign enemies, which often requires speed, surprise, and the use of specialized weapons and heavy artillery. Civilian police, in contrast, are meant to keep.

      “Demilitarizing politics” is a concept that captures elements of both components and emphasizes the importance of specific processes and policies that support the twin goals of war termination and democratization. Insights from theories and concepts developed by scholars of conflict resolution and in the literature on political transitions. The essays, edited by Alex de Waal, are unsigned and based on contributions by African political leaders and policymakers. they represent some of the most innovative thinking on African security dilemmas. This book is based on a project by Justice Africa and InterAfrica Group, the regional center dialogue on issues of peace in the Horn of Africa.


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Rising. Demilitarizing Politics offers meaningful theoretical insights and a wealth of information concerning conflict resolution processes."—Matthew Hoddie, International Studies Review "Terrence Lyons cuts through the reams of policy advice on how to end civil wars successfully with a simple, elegant strategy about what must be done before.

Among his publications are Demilitarizing Politics: Elections on the Uncertain Road to Peace and Voting for Peace: Postconflict Elections in Liberia.

His current research focuses on comparative processes of peacebuilding and African : Hardcover. Among his publications are Demilitarizing Politics: Elections on the Uncertain Road to Peace.

Peter Mandaville is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and Co-Director of George Mason University's Center for Global Studies. He is most recently the author of Global Political Islam.

About the Book. Maneuvers takes readers on a global tour of the sprawling process called "militarization." With her incisive verve and moxie, eminent feminist Cynthia Enloe shows that the people who become militarized are not just the obvious ones—executives and factory floor workers who make fighter planes, land mines, and intercontinental missiles.

Modern diasporas may seem far-flung and incohesive, but in fact they have an outsized impact on the politics of their homeland. Through a global range of case studies, this groundbreaking volume explores transnational diaspora politics and its effect on development, democratization, conflict, and the changing nature of citizenship.

Contributors speak from a variety of. Breadcrumb Trail Links. Full Comment; Jesse Kline: The conservative case for demilitarizing the police and improving racial equality.

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Demilitarizing the Mind develops fresh approaches to these challenges, based on new research and discussion among some of the key actors in Africa’s conflicts.

The book highlights a central theme: the pervasive role of militarism in African political life. Demilitarizing Politics examines the internal political dynamics that occur between the cease-fire and the voting. Terrence Lyons shows that the promise of elections can provide the incentive for the demilitarization of politics and the transformation of institutions made powerful by war into those capable of sustaining peace.

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Terrence Lyons focuses his research on comparative peace processes and post-conflict politics, with a regional emphasis on Africa. His most recent scholarship asks how the nature of war termination shapes post-war politics and how some insurgent groups transform into political.

‘Demilitarizing’ police will be harder than taking away their tanks Stuart Schrader Mon 8 Jun EDT Last modified on Thu 18 Jun EDT. This book highlights a central, but neglected component of Africa s complicated and intractable wars: the militarization of governance. Political cultures of militarism stand in the way of enduring peace, democracy, and the development of civil society.Post-conflict elections and the process of demilitarizing politics: The role of electoral administration Article (PDF Available) in Democratization 11(3) June with Reads.The decision to open up ground combat, front-line roles to women should not be viewed in isolation from a number of significant military policy .