Sebastian Von Einsiedel, David M. Malone & Suman Pradhan (Eds)
Title Nepal in Transition: From People's War to Fragile Peace
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Cambridge University Press 2012
110765971X / 9781107659711
Seller ID 101466
Since emerging in 2006 from a ten-year Maoist insurgency the 'People's War' Nepal has struggled with the difficult transition from war to peace from autocracy to democracy and from an exclusionary and centralized state to a more inclusive and federal one. The present volume drawing on both international and Nepali scholars and leading practitioners analyzes the context dynamics and key players shaping Nepal's ongoing peace process. While the peace process is largely domestically driven it has been accompanied by wide-ranging international involvement including initiatives in peacemaking by NGOs the United Nations and India which throughout the process wielded considerable political influence; significant investments by international donors; and the deployment of a Security Council-mandated UN field mission. This book shines a light on the limits opportunities and challenges of international efforts to assist Nepal in its quest for peace and stability and offers valuable lessons for similar endeavors elsewhere.Printed Pages: 416 with 9 b/w illustrations & 6 Tables.
Nepal in Transition: From People's War to Fragile Peace Sebastian Von Einsiedel, David M. Malone & Suman Pradhan (Eds)