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Reconstruction: A Critical Assessment

Maley, William


This chapter explores the politics of reconstruction. Reconstruction is a multidimensional process, with multiple points of focus. First, there is a political dimension. It is tempting to conflate the idea of reconstruction simply with that of statebuilding, since very often (and certainly in the case of Afghanistan) the substantial collapse of a pre-existing state forms a large part of the story of disruption more broadly. Second, there is a legal dimension. An orderly society is one in which...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Afghanistan Conflict and Australia's Role


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