International intervention and the problem of legitimacy : encounters in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina / Andrew C. Gilbert.

By: Gilbert, Andrew [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1501750283; 9781501750274; 1501750275; 9781501750281Subject(s): Intervention (International law) -- Political aspects | Legitimacy of governments -- Bosnia and Herzegovina | Postwar reconstruction -- Bosnia and Herzegovina | Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Bosnia and HerzegovinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: International intervention and the problem of legitimacyDDC classification: 949.74203 LOC classification: DR1752Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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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"-- Provided by publisher.

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Andrew Gilbert is an anthropologist with twenty years research experience in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and has taught at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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