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Contemporary Governance Challenges and The United Nations: Peace Building in Conflict and Post Conflict Countries

Dhurba Rizal (Author)

The history of mankind has been inundated by local, national, regional and global conflicts, which have caused colossal damage to nations and societies. This study sets out to understand the contemporary governavce challenges and peace building in conflict and post conflicts involvement, success and failure of the United Nation in Conflict and Post societies. This book is divided into six chapters. The first part of the conceptual side of governance, peace building and dimensions of governance, conflict affected societies focusing mostly on fundamental considerations that underlie the conflict and its causality, background to conflict, political settement and governance challenges within the broader context of political, administrative, economic and social-cultural life of nine countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Congo, Haiti, Liberia, Mozambique, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Sudan. The cases provide an illustrating case in point of the potential and impending governance challenges and dilemmas. The chapter four has made statistical and empirical analysis of conflict and post conflict countries. The chapter five has made an attempt to make a focused study of the UN peace-building and its success and failure in conflict and post conflict countries. The last chapter has recapitulated the governance issues and challenges and proceeds to introduce focus areas to foster peace-building and call for more single-mindedness approach to advance better peace-building in these countries. The end of the book includes the books, journals, articles and other documents used while writing the book in the bibliographical form.

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About the author

Dhurba Rizal

Dhurba Rizal, a scholar of public management, Conflict and development and a Prolific writer, has to his credit several books, namely, Administrative System in Bhutan: retrospect and Prospect, Bhutan: Decentralization and Good Governance, Project management, Human Resource management and Organization and Management. His recent articles include “ The Unknown Refugee Crisis: Expulsion of the Ethnic Lhotsampa from Bhutan” published by Carfax Publishers, Taylor & Francis Ltd, UK and “Maoist Violence and Elusive Peace in Nepal” published by The Canadian Journal of peace Studies of Brandon university, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Affiliated to United Nations University, Peace ad Governance Program, (Tokyo) and Central Department of Public Administration, Tribhuvan experiences in research, consultancy, training and teaching.

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Title Contemporary Governance Challenges and The United Nations: Peace Building in Conflict and Post Conflict Countries
Author Dhurba Rizal
Format Hardcover
Date published: 17.05.2012
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Adroit Publishers
Language: English
isbn 9788187392965
length xxi+505p., 23cm.