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Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Post-Conflict Reconstruction
From Extremism to Peaceful Co-Existence

  • Sadia Sulaiman - Assistant Professor, Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

July 2020 | 280 pages | SAGE India
Post-Conflict Reconstruction: From Extremism to Peaceful Co-Existence is a comprehensive presentation on the root causes of state fragility, which provides an enabling environment for violent religious extremism. It addresses various security, political, socio-economic and external factors that contribute to state fragility, which is further enhanced in a conflict environment. The book deals closely with the use of violence due to ideological, religious and political reasons. By analyzing the situations in the post-conflict states of Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, Nigeria and Libya, the book establishes the co-relationship between state fragility and religious extremism in post-conflict settings.

The book emphasizes the need to address the grievances of marginalized sections in all countries with fragile state structures that usually take to violence to make their voices heard. It also highlights the imperative for swift rehabilitation of poor people—who typically bear the brunt of conflicts and are often displaced forcefully—for restoring peace and security, and averting future disturbance.

Post-Conflict Reconstruction, State Fragility and Extremism: Connecting the Missing Dots
State Fragility and Extremism in Post-Taliban Afghanistan
State Fragility and Rise of ISIS in Iraq
Yemen: Walking on a Tight Rope to Avert Extremism
Pakistan: Caught between Fragility and Extremism Trap
Perfect Blending of Fragility with Extremism: Nigeria
Post-Conflict Fragility and Road to Extremism in Libya

Sadia Sulaiman

Sadia Sulaiman is an assistant professor at the Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad, Pakistan. She completed her PhD from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Apart from teaching, she has worked as a consultant with the UNDP, DFID, GIZ, German Federal Foreign Office, University of Peshawar and FATA Research Centre (FRC) on the ongoing post-conflict reconstruction process in former FATA. Before joining QAU, Dr Sulaiman worked as the Senior Research Analyst in Terrorism and Insurgency Unit (TIRU) at Thomson... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789353884116