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International Governance of War-Torn Territories

Richard Caplan

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780199263455
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602726 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263450.001.0001

Series: Studies in Strategic Peacebuilding

International Governance of War-Torn Territories

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Accountability

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6680 words.

Although international administrators wield enormous power, they are not directly accountable to the populations over which they rule. Strictly speaking, a transitional administrator is...

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Civil Administration

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8631 words.

The most distinctive feature of transitional administrations is the establishment and management of interim administrative structures with wholesale responsibility for the implementation of...

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Conclusions

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 2304 words.

Reflects on the analysis contained in the preceding chapters and identifies several factors that increase the likelihood of success of a transitional administration. Concludes with a brief...

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Economic Reconstruction and Development

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9498 words.

Economic development is a basic requirement for the long-term viability of internationally administered territories. Discusses what is often a triple challenge for transitional...

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Enhancing Effectiveness

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8650 words.

Examines recent policy initiatives by states and multilateral organizations that may enhance the effectiveness of international administration and further steps that need to be taken if...

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The Exercise of Executive Authority

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6301 words.

The extraordinary power available to international authorities raises questions about the effectiveness and appropriateness of seeking to impose outcomes and the implications of these...

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Exit Strategies

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7293 words.

Explores how, and under what circumstances, international authorities should withdraw from the administration of a territory. Whereas elections were once viewed as the capstone of...

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Forms of International Administration

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9963 words.

Examines some of the more salient features of international administrations. Differentiates the various types of administrations on the basis of the degree of authority that they...

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Introduction

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5947 words.

introduces the term ‘international administration’ and distinguishes it from peacekeeping, state- and nation-building, and military occupation. Also discusses the political and strategic...

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Planning Operations

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7436 words.

Critical though the initial period is for an operation’s effectiveness, it is generally not until very late that planning for an international administration begins. Discusses the...

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Political Institution-Building

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 10428 words.

Transitional administrations are, by their nature, interim arrangements that envisage the eventual transfer of full responsibility for governance to local authorities. In some cases, no...

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Public Order and Internal Security

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9794 words.

Public order and internal security are the sine qua non of civil rule and, by extension, of the international administration of a territory. Examines international engagement in relation to...

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Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Richard Caplan.

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories

January 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7410 words.

Examines the challenge of resettling refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) and evaluates efforts to reverse ethnic cleansing and re-establish communities of mixed ethnicity. The...

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