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Åtgärder för fortsatt fred: En fallstudie av övergångsperioder i Liberia, Sierra Leone och DR Kongo

Paulsson, David LU (2009) FKVK01 20091
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Common phenomenons today are so called failed states. These states are
characterised by among other factors civil war, insecurity and corruption. An important step towards escaping this precarious position is ending the violent conflict that reigns in the country. Bearing this in mind I have studied transition-period, the period between a peace agreement and national elections, in three states: Sierra Leone, Liberia and DR Congo. In doing so I hoped to reach conclusions concerning what processes must take place during the transition-period to ensure that a state does not return to violent conflict after elections have been held. I conclude that it is vital that security greatly improves during the period and I also reach the conclusion... (More)
Common phenomenons today are so called failed states. These states are
characterised by among other factors civil war, insecurity and corruption. An important step towards escaping this precarious position is ending the violent conflict that reigns in the country. Bearing this in mind I have studied transition-period, the period between a peace agreement and national elections, in three states: Sierra Leone, Liberia and DR Congo. In doing so I hoped to reach conclusions concerning what processes must take place during the transition-period to ensure that a state does not return to violent conflict after elections have been held. I conclude that it is vital that security greatly improves during the period and I also reach the conclusion that a relapse into war is a product of human rather than institutional factors. (Less)
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author
Paulsson, David LU
supervisor
organization
course
FKVK01 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Liberia, Felade stater, fredsprocesser, Sierra Leone, DR Kongo
language
Swedish
id
1459313
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2009-09-21 08:20:24
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  abstract     = {Common phenomenons today are so called failed states. These states are
characterised by among other factors civil war, insecurity and corruption. An important step towards escaping this precarious position is ending the violent conflict that reigns in the country. Bearing this in mind I have studied transition-period, the period between a peace agreement and national elections, in three states: Sierra Leone, Liberia and DR Congo. In doing so I hoped to reach conclusions concerning what processes must take place during the transition-period to ensure that a state does not return to violent conflict after elections have been held. I conclude that it is vital that security greatly improves during the period and I also reach the conclusion that a relapse into war is a product of human rather than institutional factors.},
  author       = {Paulsson, David},
  keyword      = {Liberia,Felade stater,fredsprocesser,Sierra Leone,DR Kongo},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Åtgärder för fortsatt fred: En fallstudie av övergångsperioder i Liberia, Sierra Leone och DR Kongo},
  year         = {2009},
}