Patrick Barron

Patrick Barron is Regional Advisor for the World Bank. He previously served as Regional Director at The Asia Foundation and led the World Bank’s conflict programming in Indonesia for seven years. He is coauthor of the award-winning Contesting Development and has written for World Development, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of East Asian Studies.

When Violence Works
Postconflict Violence and Peace in Indonesia
Patrick Barron
Why are some places successful in moving from war to consolidated peace while others continue to be troubled by violence? And why does postconflict violence take different forms and have different intensities? By developing a new theory of postconflict violence Patrick Barron's When Violence Works makes a significant contribution to our...

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