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Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies

Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro

by Timothy Edmunds

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peacekeeping operations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Croatia,
  • Montenegro,
  • Serbia,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science / International Security

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7859995M
    ISBN 100719068886
    ISBN 109780719068881

    The concept’s focus is on the security needs of the individual, who is the main victim of terrorism and organized crime, although terrorism also threatens the security of the state. Therefore, in addressing these threats not only state security but the security of citizens in particular needs to be given attention. Post-Conflict Security Sector Reform On Decem , a peace treaty between the Guatemalan government and the URNG guerrilla forces ended the country’s year civil war. Demilitarizing the Guatemalan state was a central goal of these accords; given the military’s violent past and the bloated role it played in politics and society.

      This article reviews the initial questions surrounding the design of police reforms in war-torn societies, by examining the ‘demobilisation dilemma’ and issues pertaining to force composition, which are key to the reinsertion of combatants and to the political legitimacy of new security arrangements. Police reform must be understood as more than a process of skills transfer from. Different outcomes, however, were the result: in some of the states, the military contributed to initiate processes of democratization. This book will be of much interest to students of Middle Eastern politics, civil-military relations, security sector reform, war and conflict studies and IR in general.

    Security Sector Reform (SSR) remains a key feature of peacebuilding interventions and is usually undertaken by a state alongside national and international partners. External actors engaged in SSR tend to follow a normative agenda that often has little regard for the context in post-conflict societies. Alan Bryden and Vincenza Scherrer (eds) Security Sector Reform Insights from UN Experience in Afghanistan, Burundi, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Geneva Centre for the government and even concepts of security. The book is a product of a close.


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Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies by Timothy Edmunds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies This book is about the relationship between societies and theirsecurity forces at times of great political and societal change. It uses the experiences of Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro to examine the control, management and reform of armed forces, police and intelligence agencies in the.

The book assesses the theoryand practice of security sector reform programmes in the context of Europeand the Western Balkans, the relationship between security sector reform andnormative international policy more generally, and the broader dynamics ofpost-conflict and Cited by:   The book takes a comparative approach to the concept and policy of security sector reform in transforming societies.

It examines the security sector reform experiences of two paired case studies, Croatia and Serbia-Montenegro, through a systematic analytical framework. The book analyses security sector reform at the political level, the Author: Timothy Edmunds.

The book takes a comparative approach to the concept and policy of security sector reform in transforming societies. It examines the security sector reform experiences of two paired case studies, Croatia and Serbia-Montenegro, through a systematic analytical by: This book uses the examples of Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro to examine the theory and practice of security sector reform in transforming societies.

It argues that the experiences of these countries demonstrate the utility of the security sector reform concept, as well as some of its limitations. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: security sector reform in transforming societies --Security sector reform: a framework for analysis --Security sector reform at the political level: Croatia --Security sector reform at the political level: Serbia and Montenegro --Security sector reform at the organisational.

This book is about the relationship between societies and their security forces at times of great political and societal change. It uses the experiences of Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro to examine the control, management and reform of armed forces, police and intelligence agencies in.

Security sector reform means transforming the security sector/system, which includes all the actors, their roles, responsibilities and actions, so that they work together to manage and operate the system in a manner that is more consistent with democratic norms and sound principles of good governance, and thus contributes to a well-functioning.

His books include British foreign policy and the national interest: identity, strategy and security (co-edited with Jamie Gaskarth and Robin Porter, ) and Security sector reform in transforming societies: Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro ().

KRISTEN HOPEWELL is Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy at the University of. I congratulate the editors of the book, Mr. Adedeji Ebo, from the United Nations Security Sector Reform Unit, and Mr.

Heiner Hänggi, from DCAF for your commitment to. View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press. Edmund’s Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies – Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro.

According to the reviewer Đorđe Popović, this book constitutes recom-mended reading for all those interested in both the theory and practice of security sector reform.

Edmunds adopts a comparative analysis approach to two cases of post. Gender and security sector reform is an emerging subfield of security sector reform (SSR) that is both practical and conceptual.

SSR generally is a comprehensive framework within which all or part of a state's security sector undergoes a process of transformation in order to bring it more into line with principles such as democratic oversight, good governance and the rule of law.

: Civil-Military Relations in Post-Conflict Societies: Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America (Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics) (): Pérez, security sector reform, and state-society relations in Central America."Format: Hardcover.

term security policies. The book expects to be a central reference material for the Constituent Assembly, Government and its agencies, political parties and policy makers as they work on the security sector reform in the coming years. The objective of the book is to. Democratic Security Sector Governance.

This publication presents the principles and practices of good policing which have emerged through processes of reform, trans-national exchanges, and the creation of international regimes; summarise some of the lessons learned on police reform and its implementation, or at least the lessons thought to have been learned so far; and describe the objective.

policy makers in this process of sector security reform that chiefly falls under the area of responsibility of the ministries of Justice, the Interior, Defence and Foreign Affairs. It is the wish of all of us who have taken part in preparing this book to make known the security.

View Tim Edmunds’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies Security Sector Reform is a broad and ambitious notion that concerns establishing and improving those security relationships and architectures most commonly associated with liberal democracy.

Starting. After Intervention: Public Security Management in Post-Conflict Societies From Intervention to Sustainable Local Ownership 6: Consolidating the Security Sector in Post-Conflict States: Polish Lessons.

Get this from a library. Civil-military relations in post-conflict societies: transforming the role of the military in Central America. [Orlando J Pérez] -- "Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions.

These four countries represent different. intelligence. In all cases, the South African experience of security sector reform is taken as a point of departure to examine the wider implications for Africa.

Van der Spuy locates police reform in the context of wider security sector reform and security governance, and argues that police reform is a.For example, security sector reform is of crucial importance, because in post-war situations the security sector is often linked with organized crime and therefore rather a threat to citizens than.Effective peacebuilding in the aftermath of civil war usually requires the deep reform of security institutions, a process frequently known as security sector reform.

Nearly every major donor, as well as a growing number of international organizations, supports the reform of security organizations i.