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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
CELBN
Dewey number
303.6/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC328.6
LC item number
.E54 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gillies, David
  • North-South Institute (Ottawa, Ont.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elections
  • Political violence
  • Conflict management
  • Democracy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Conflict management
  • Democracy
  • Elections
  • Political violence
Label
Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Co-published by: North-South Institute
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
806255211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773585744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, digital file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qxkr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)806255211
Label
Elections in dangerous places : democracy and the paradoxes of peacebuilding, edited by David Gillies
Publication
Note
Co-published by: North-South Institute
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
806255211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773585744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, digital file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qxkr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)806255211

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