The plan of this essay is first to defend and tweak the systematic comparativism of the Diehl and Druckman model, then to describe the Timor-Leste peace operation case, then to evaluate it in terms of the Diehl and Druckman evaluation model.
For Systematic Comparativism
world, it’s not one that obviously guides how development bureaucrats appear to think about places like Timor-Leste and how they structure their interventions.
For 14 years, Timor-Leste has been home, albeit temporarily, to thousands of international development volunteers
people, who live in the remote Iliomar subdistrict on the south-eastern coast of Timor-Leste. Clan origin stories are of great ritual significance for the Makalero, and the fact that a Chinese captain is featured in this narrative illustrates the degree to which the ethnic Chinese are an established part
1 Introduction: Building Ideals
Following independence from Indonesia in 1999, Timor-Leste’s constitution laid the foundations for a court system, uniform access to justice and the right of the accused to the assistance of a lawyer. 1 These aims were initially supported by the peacekeeping
1 Introduction 1
A reader with a passing understanding of international law and diplomacy would appreciate the significance of the Conciliation between the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Commonwealth of Australia (‘conciliation’ or ‘compulsory conciliation’). 2
At a basic level
The primary goal of this chapter is to highlight the importance and role of China in Timor-Leste. 1 It will provide a historical and political framework in which the nature and origins of Chinese migration to Timor-Leste is described. From the first records until the quest
This book expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations to incorporate their effects on the equality of the host state. To achieve this, a mainstream-based analytical framework, additionally informed by suggestions from feminist research, is formulated and applied to the case of Timor-Leste. The study makes two contributions. Firstly, it enhances our ability to trace changes in the power balance between men and women by developing the concept of gender power-relations, especially introducing security equality (understood as the distribution of protection between men and women). Secondly, when the concept of gender power-relations had been developed to enable a more fine-grained analysis, the project proceeds to systematically explore effects of peace operations on these power-relations in the host state. The results shows the importance of considering the differences in situation of men and women in order both to avoid doing harm and to obtain a more equal peace.