Nepal in Transition: From People's War to Fragile Peace
Sebastian von Einsiedel, David M. Malone, Suman Pradhan
Cambridge University Press, Mar 12, 2012 - History - 398 pages
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.
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2 The Making of the Maoist Insurgency
Ideologies and Interests
4 The Legacy of Nepals Failed Development
41 A Donors Perspective on Aid and Conflict
A Business Perspective
5 Ethnic Politics and the Building of an Inclusive State
6 Nepals Masala Peacemaking
Social Inclusion for Peace
A Nepali Perspective
The Transformation of Nepals Maoists in a Time of Peace
Nepals Foreign Policy Caught between India and China
13 A Nepali Perspective on International Involvement in Nepal
7 A Comprehensive Peace? Lessons from Human Rights Monitoring in Nepal
The Role of the UN Mission in Nepal