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State Formation, the Local and Hybridity

  • Balázs Áron Kovács
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Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Abstract

This brief chapter discusses the interrelated concepts of ‘the local’ and hybridity in the context of peace-building. Both have been theorised as analytical devices, as avenues of emancipation, and have in praxis been deployed as stratagems to further the agenda of institutional state- and peace-building. In this sense the chapter serves as a bridge between the preceding chapter and the one that follows, on peace infrastructures, which have in different ways relied on these concepts.

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  • Balázs Áron Kovács
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  1. 1.MindanaoPhilippines

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