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Abstract

The Guatemalan peace process has been considered a success in academic and policymaking circles. It involved polarized groups in dialogue, which seemed impossible during several decades of war. It provided a development program to modernize the economy and national infrastructure that had the support of international organizations and both sides of the negotiating table. The peace process appeared to involve widespread popular participation, and by extension reflect a significantly democratic process. In this reading, the peace process involved disenfranchised communities in national level politics, in principle enhancing both the quality of their representation and their capacity for participation.

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United Nations World Order Civil Society Actor Peace Process Peace Agreement 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Sir Marrack Goulding, “Preface,” in Of Centaurs and Doves: Guatemala’s Peace Process, ed. Susanne Jonas (Oxford: Westview Press, 2000), xiii.Google Scholar

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