Local Leadership in Democratic Transition

Competing Paradigms in International Peacebuilding

  • Chavanne L. Peercy

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 1-10
  3. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 39-73
  4. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 74-107
  5. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 108-134
  6. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 135-169
  7. Chavanne L. Peercy
    Pages 170-178
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 179-225

About this book


This book provides an in-depth analysis into the ways in which local leaders impact internationally-led democratic transition. Using three key case studies, Burundi, Cambodia and Liberia, it re-evaluates current transition paradigms delivering a new framework for understanding the roles of local leaders in democratic transition and peacebuilding.


Democracy peacebuilding United Nations post-conflict Cambodia Liberia Burundi transition paradigm conflict democracy geopolitics government intervention Peace Peace Process Peacebuilding

Authors and affiliations

  • Chavanne L. Peercy
    • 1
  1. 1.Humphrey School of Public AffairsUniversity of MinnesotaUSA

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