Building States, Building Peace

Global and Regional Involvement in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

  • Authors
  • Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo

Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. A Critical View on ‘Global’ Liberal Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo
      Pages 3-17
  3. Lessons from the Sri Lankan Case: 2002–2009

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo
      Pages 55-88
    3. Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo
      Pages 117-149
  4. The Region to the Fore: External Involvement in Asia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo
      Pages 173-204
  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo
      Pages 207-213
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 214-277

About this book


Sánchez-Cacicedo provides a critique of liberal peacebuilding approaches and of international interventions in statebuilding processes, questioning how 'global' these initiatives are, using case studies from the Asian region including Sri Lanka and Myanmar.


Peacebuilding global regional Asia peace conflict Sri Lanka Myanmar liberal internationalism conflicts intervention nationalism Peace Peace Process

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