By Annika Björkdahl,Kristine Höglund,Gearoid Millar,Jair van der Lijn,Willemijn Verkoren

This publication goals to appreciate the tactics and results that come up from frictional encounters in peacebuilding, whilst worldwide and native forces meet.


Building a sustainable peace after violent clash is a procedure that includes competing rules, political contestation and transformation of energy relatives. This quantity develops the concept that of ‘friction’ to higher examine the interaction among international rules, actors, and practices, and their neighborhood opposite numbers. The chapters learn efforts undertaken to advertise sustainable peace in various destinations, corresponding to Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone. those case analyses provide a nuanced realizing no longer easily of neighborhood strategies, or of the hybrid or combined firms, rules, and methods which are generated, yet of the advanced interactions that spread among all of those components within the context of peacebuilding intervention. The analyses exhibit how the ambivalent dating among worldwide and native actors results in unintentional and infrequently counterproductive result of peacebuilding interventions. The process of this booklet, with its concentrate on friction as a conceptual device, advances the peacebuilding learn time table and provides to 2 ongoing debates within the peacebuilding box; the talk on hybridity, and the controversy on neighborhood supplier and native possession. In analysing frictional encounters this quantity prepares the floor for a greater knowing of the combined effect peace projects have on post-conflict societies.


This booklet can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, clash answer, protection experiences, and international relations in general.

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