Facets and Practices of State-Building


Editors: Julia Raue and Patrick Sutter
Drawing on a mix of international academic and field expert work, this book presents and analyses contemporary state-building efforts. It offers studies on the theoretical and practical foundations and causes of state-building, identifies the role and responsibilities of key actors and points to vital issues which merit specific attention in state-building undertakings. The book offers lessons for the future of state-building relevant to both practitioners and the academic community.
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Biographical Note

Julia Raue, Ph.D. in Law, University of St. Gallen, works at United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, currently assisting the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, and is lecturer in international law.
Patrick Sutter, Ph.D. in Law, University of St. Gallen, Partner of Kessler Wassmer Giacomini & Partner, attorneys-at-law, in Schwyz and Lecturer at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), is founding co-editor of the Journal "Sicherheit & Recht / Sécurité & Droit" and legal expert in the staff of the Head of the Swiss Army.

Table of contents

State-Building or The Dilemma of Intervention: An Introduction
Patrick Sutter
Great Power Responsibility and “Failed States”: Strengthening Sovereignty?
David Chandler
The Interplay between Security and Legitimacy: Security Sector Reform and State-Building
Fairlie Chappuis & Heiner Hänggi
State-Building and the Transformation of Warfare
Monika Heupel
Citizenship Scarcity and State Weakness: Learning from the Colombian Experience
Ann C. Mason
State-Building and the United Nations: A Critical Overview
Simon Chesterman
The European Union as a State-Builder: Policies towards Serbia and Sri Lanka
Marlies Glasius & Denisa Kostovicova
Constitution-Building in Eastern Europe: Achievements of and Challenges to the Council of Europe
Julia Raue
The Duties of the Occupying Power: An Overview of the Recent Developments in the Law of Occupation
Charles H. B. Garraway
Peace-Building and the Role of International Tribunals
Roberta Arnold
Private Security and State-Building
William Reno
Women’s Human Rights in the State-Rebuilding Process
Hilary Charlesworth
The Significance of Cultural Heritage for State Stability and its Protection by Public International Law
Kerstin Odendahl & Mayte Peters
What the Neighbours Think: State-Building, Esteem and Political Culture
Kai Spiekermann
Comparative Law and the ‘Proceduralization’ of Constitution-Building Processes
Andrea Lollini & Francesco Palermo


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