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Partnerships, Power and Peacebuilding

NGOs as Agents of Peace in Aceh and Timor-Leste


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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 1-26
  3. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 27-59
  4. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 60-90
  5. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 91-120
  6. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 121-150
  7. Thushara Dibley
    Pages 151-164
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 165-200

About this book


By highlighting the scope and limitations of local NGO agencies, this book presents a unique perspective of the relationship between peacebuilding theory and its application in practice, outlining how well-educated, well-connected local decision makers and thinkers navigate the uneven power dynamics of the international aid system.


Power peacebuilding NGOS Timor Leste Aceh agency collaboration development aid Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Peace Peacebuilding

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia

About the authors

Thushara Dibley is the Deputy Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has published articles on social movements, activism and international development in Southeast Asia.

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