Peacebuilding and National Ownership in Timor-Leste
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||United Nations University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $37.00|
| Book Description: |
After decades under the authoritarian rule of Indonesia, the new nation of Timor-Leste was wracked by conflict early in the twenty-first century. This book reveals how primordial leadership proved to be the key to building sustainable peace in this young Southeast Asian country.
Rather than relying solely on governmental rules and regulations to bring order to the country, its leaders appealed to the citizens' strong emotional ties to the homeland and their sense of...