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Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia


Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making addresses debates on liberal peace and the policies of peacebuilding through a theoretical and empirical study of resistance in peacebuilding contexts. Examining the case of ‘Africa’s World War’ in the DRC, it locates resistance in the experiences of war, peacebuilding and state-making by exploring discourses, violence and everyday forms of survival as acts that attempt to challenge or mitigate such experiences. The analysis of resistance offers a possibility to bring the historical and sociological aspects of both peacebuilding and the case ... More

Keywords: Everyday resistance, Peacebuilding, Historical Sociology, Democratic Republic of Congo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526108760
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia, author
Institute Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals