Gilbert, Andrew,

International intervention and the problem of legitimacy : encounters in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina / Andrew C. Gilbert. - 1 online resource - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Interlude : International Authority and Bosnia after Dayton -- The Limits of Foreign Authority : Publicity and the Political Logic of Ambivalence -- The Uses of History : Recontextualization and International Intervention -- Interlude : Field Sites, Field Methods, Field Contexts -- Doing Things with Ethnicity -- From Humanitarianism to Humanitarianization : Managing the Instabilities of International Aid -- Entextualization and the Making of International Authority.

"This book argues for an ethnographic analysis of international intervention as a series of encounters, thereby revealing the open-ended, innovative, and unpredictable nature of international intervention that is usually omitted from the ordered representations of the technocratic vision and the confident assertions of many critiques"--

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Intervention (International law)--Political aspects.
Legitimacy of governments--Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Postwar reconstruction--Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ethnicity--Political aspects--Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Electronic books.