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Tag: peacebuilding

  • Imagineering the Post-Conflict State: International Peacebuilding as Civilising Mission

    —Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, University of Oxford Faculty of Law [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] Considering the far-reaching interventions involved in international peacebuilding, such as those aimed at demilitarisation, institutional reform, human rights monitoring, electoral reform, economic development, and even international territorial administration,⁠[1] it is not surprising that many scholars have likened it to a modern-day civilising mission.⁠[2]