New Visions, Critiques, and Hope in the Post-Liberal Age? A Call for Rethinking Intervention and Statebuilding

Pol Bargués, Maria Martin de Almagro, Katrin Travouillon

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    Abstract

    This editorial is a call for radical work that deconstructs and creatively reimagines intervention and statebuilding discourses, processes, practices and tools. For over two decades, critics of liberal interventionism have advocated for the need to rethink its dominant top-down and state centric logics. We now see a new generation of scholars that mobilize feminist, marxist, queer, or decolonial theories to critically engage with the ongoing transformation of the post-liberal order. Interventions and statebuilding processes are key to these changes. As scholars and practitioners, we have an opportunity to partake in shaping emerging visions and nurture hope in complex times.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-15
    JournalJournal of Intervention and Statebuilding
    Volume17
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2023

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