Selling the peace? Corruption and post-conflict peacebuilding

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Cheng, Christine ; Zaum, Dominik (2011)
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    1 We would like to thank Emily Paddon, Michael Urban, Elly Harrowell and the participants of the first Oxford Conference on Governance and Transparency for their helpful comments and suggestions on earlier drafts of this chapter.

    2 See Transparency International website. Online, available at: www.transparency.org/news_room/faq/corruption_faq, accessed 18 January 2011.

    3 Arguably an official acting against the public interest because she was threat - ened with violence is not corrupt, however, the person threatening her would be considered corrupt, and so would the transaction itself.

    4 See for example Delesgues and Torabi (2010: 30) for perceptions of corruption in rule of law institutions in Afghanistan.

    5 For critical views on the costs of power sharing, see Tull and Mehler 2005; and Mehler 2009.

    6 Examples include the 2002 Global and All-Inclusive Agreement in the Congo, and the trust fund set up to buy the RENAMO rebels' assent to the peace agreement in Mozambique.

    7 American official familiar with Liberia's peace negotiations. Personal interview, May 2007, Monrovia.

    8 See UNdata website. Online, available at: http://data.un.org/CountryProfile. aspx?crName=Liberia.

    9 On the complex moral issues and political issues raised by the delivery of humanitarian aid, see Keen 1994; and Anderson 1999.

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