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Rising Powers and Peacebuilding

Breaking the Mold?

Palgrave Macmillan
  • First book-length treatment of rising powers' policies

  • Provides insight into how rising powers do peacebuilding differently

  • Discusses how the increasing influence of rising powers in the area of peacebuilding implicates the west

Part of the book series: Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies (RCS)

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Softcover Book USD 23.00
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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Why Examine Rising Powers’ Role in Peacebuilding?

    • Cedric de Coning, Charles T. Call
    Pages 1-12Open Access
  3. Conclusion: Are Rising Powers Breaking the Peacebuilding Mold?

    • Charles T. Call, Cedric de Coning
    Pages 243-272Open Access
  4. National Approaches to Peacebuilding

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13
    2. A “Brazilian Way”? Brazil’s Approach to Peacebuilding

      • Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Charles T. Call
      Pages 15-38Open Access
    3. Breaking with Convention: Turkey’s New Approach to Peacebuilding

      • Onur Sazak, Auveen Elizabeth Woods
      Pages 93-106Open Access
    4. South African Peacebuilding Approaches: Evolution and Lessons

      • Charles Nyuykonge, Siphamandla Zondi
      Pages 107-125Open Access
  5. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127
    2. Thinking Outside the Compound: Turkey’s Approach to Peacebuilding in Somalia

      • Onur Sazak, Auveen Elizabeth Woods
      Pages 167-189Open Access
    3. New Actors and Innovative Approaches to Peacebuilding: The Case of Myanmar

      • Lina A. Alexandra, Marc Lanteigne
      Pages 191-241Open Access
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 273-276

About this book

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This edited volume examines the policies and practices of rising powers on peacebuilding. It analyzes how and why their approaches differ from those of traditional donors and multilateral institutions. The policies of the rising powers towards peacebuilding may significantly influence how the UN and others undertake peacebuilding in the future. This book is an invaluable resource for practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students who want to understand how peacebuilding is likely to evolve over the next decades.


  • Open Access
  • peacebuilding
  • multilateralism
  • diplomacy
  • united nations
  • brazil
  • indonesia
  • india
  • turkey
  • afghanistan
  • south africa
  • myanmar

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of International Service American University, Washington, DC, USA

    Charles T Call

  • Norwegian Inst. of International Affairs, Oslo, Norway

    Cedric de Coning

About the editors

Charles T. Call is Associate Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution in American University’s School of International Service, Washington DC, US.

Cedric de Coning is Senior Research Fellow in the Peace and Conflict Studies Research Group at NUPI, Norway, and Senior Advisor on Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding for ACCORD.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 23.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)