Afghanistan, Iraq and post-conflict governance Damoclean democracy? /

Much has been written about democratizing Afghanistan and Iraq, yet a clear-cut, theoretically-enriching, and empirically thick comparative analysis remains overdue for societies as divided as these two. To partly fill in the vacuum, this book utilizes various theories and stages of international ne...

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Other Authors: Hussain, A. Imtiaz, 1953-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 113.
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Online Access:Brill - Full text online 
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1. Afghanistan & Iraq, Democracy & the United States: Between Rocks and Hard Places; 2. Hyphenating Democracy: Germany, Japan, & the Conflict Thesis; 3. Embracing Democracy: Afghanistan, Iraq, & Prior U.S. Considerations; 4. Blindfolding Democracy: Blueprinting Ballots From Bullets; 5. Sine qua non democracy: Afghan-Iraq Symmetries & C.P.A. as Oddball; 6. Ad Hoc Democracy: Troubled Waters Too Deep, Bridges Too Few; 7. Constitutional Democracy: Afghanistan's Paper Tiger & Iraq's Pigeon Clay.