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Post-conflict planning and reconstruction : lessons from the American experience in Korea
|Title:||Post-conflict planning and reconstruction : lessons from the American experience in Korea|
|LC Subject Headings:||Postwar reconstruction - Korea (South)|
Korea (South) - Politics and government
Reconstruction (1939-1951) - Korea (South)
|Issue Date:||Jun 2010|
|Publisher:||Honolulu, HI : East-West Center|
|Series/Report no.:||East-West Center working papers. Economics series ; no.112|
|Abstract:||The American experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq have motivated a re-examination of earlier experiences with post-conflict planning and reconstruction. This paper reviews the U.S. experience in Korea following the Second World War and the Korean War; addresses the political economy of establishing institutions of governance in post-conflict situations; considers the issue of "portability": the extent to which the South Korean experience may reflect unique and irreproducible conditions; and then applies these ideas by comparing the South Korean experience to the contemporary case of Afghanistan. Some conclusions and policy recommendations are contained in the final section.|
|Description:||For more about the East-West Center, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics [Working Papers]|
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