Transnational Public–Private Partnership: A “Second Best” Solution for Reducing Child Soldiering

  • Kai ChenEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)


This chapter discusses why there is no optimal solution for reducing child soldiering, and then analyzes the feasibility of resolving this issue through a “second best” solution, that is, “transnational public–private partnership”. Then, this chapter analyzes the current situation of transnational public–private partnership in Myanmar.


Optimal solution Transnational public–private partnership Second best solution Humanitarian assistances Private military and security corporation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Center for Non-Traditional Security and Peaceful Development Studies College of Public AdministrationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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