The Resource Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies

Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies

Label
Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding
Title
Elections in dangerous places
Title remainder
democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Gillies
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shows how flawed elections can act as democracy in reverse and diminish political legitimacy and stable governance. By looking at various forms of political turmoil, the book provides valuable lessons and practical advice on how to better mitigate conflict and violence before, during, and after highly charged elections
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC328.6
LC item number
.E43 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • North-South Institute (Ottawa, Ont.)
  • Gillies, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elections
  • Political violence
  • Conflict management
  • Democracy
  • Élections
  • Violence politique
  • Gestion des conflits
  • Démocratie
  • Conflict management
  • Democracy
  • Elections
  • Political violence
  • Wahl
  • Friedenskonsolidierung
  • Demokratisierung
  • Internationaler Vergleich
  • Politik
  • Gewalt
  • Wahl
  • Demokratie
  • Friedensbemühung
  • Politik
  • Gewalt
  • Konfliktregelung
  • Afrika
Label
Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Co-published by: North-South Institute
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Electoral democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding / David Gillies -- Understanding elections in conflict situations / Benjamin Reilly -- Elections and the future of Afghanistan / Francesc Vendrell -- Iraq's conflicted transition to democracy : analyzing elections in a violent society / Marc A. Lemieux -- Democracy in Africa : rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated / Christian R. Hennemeyer -- Elections, governance, and secession in Sudan / Khalid Mustafa Medani -- Election-related conflict resolution mechanisms : the 2006 elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Eugenia Zorbas and Vincent Tohbi -- Dying to win : elections, political violence, and institutional decay in Kenya / Susanne D. Mueller -- Lessons learned and forgotten : the international community and electoral conflict management in Kenya / Stephen Brown -- Merging conflict management with electoral practice : the IFES experience / Lisa Kammerud -- Preventing and mitigating election-related conflict and violence : the role of electoral justice / Sara Staino -- Electoral dispute resolution : a personal perspective / Johann Kriegler -- Is democracy promotion "globaloney" or a categorical imperative? / Thomas S. Axworthy -- Ongoing dilemmas of democratization : Canada and Afghanistan / Gerald J. Schmitz -- Conclusion : An ounce of prevention : preliminary implications for policy and practice / David Gilles and Gerald J. Schmitz
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780773539365
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011456575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714268745
  • (OCoLC)ocn714268745
Label
Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies
Publication
Note
Co-published by: North-South Institute
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Electoral democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding / David Gillies -- Understanding elections in conflict situations / Benjamin Reilly -- Elections and the future of Afghanistan / Francesc Vendrell -- Iraq's conflicted transition to democracy : analyzing elections in a violent society / Marc A. Lemieux -- Democracy in Africa : rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated / Christian R. Hennemeyer -- Elections, governance, and secession in Sudan / Khalid Mustafa Medani -- Election-related conflict resolution mechanisms : the 2006 elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Eugenia Zorbas and Vincent Tohbi -- Dying to win : elections, political violence, and institutional decay in Kenya / Susanne D. Mueller -- Lessons learned and forgotten : the international community and electoral conflict management in Kenya / Stephen Brown -- Merging conflict management with electoral practice : the IFES experience / Lisa Kammerud -- Preventing and mitigating election-related conflict and violence : the role of electoral justice / Sara Staino -- Electoral dispute resolution : a personal perspective / Johann Kriegler -- Is democracy promotion "globaloney" or a categorical imperative? / Thomas S. Axworthy -- Ongoing dilemmas of democratization : Canada and Afghanistan / Gerald J. Schmitz -- Conclusion : An ounce of prevention : preliminary implications for policy and practice / David Gilles and Gerald J. Schmitz
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780773539365
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011456575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714268745
  • (OCoLC)ocn714268745

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