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Illiberal peace building in Angola
Journal article, Created By Soares De Oliveira and Published By Cambridge University Press in English language
Angola's oil-fuelled reconstruction since the end of the civil war in 2002 is a world away from the mainstream liberal peace building approach that Western donors have promoted and run since the end of cold war. The Angolan case is a pivotal example of what can be termed 'illiberal peacebuilding', a process of post-war reconstruction managed by local elites in defiance of liberal peace precepts on civil liberties, the rule of law, the expansion of economic freedoms and poverty alleviation, with a view to constructing a hegemonic order ...