UofT Law faculty authors: 

Security Sector Reform in Constitutional Transitions. Zoltan Barany, Sumit Bisarya, Sujit Choudhry, and Richard Stacey, eds (Oxford University Press, 2019).


Security sector reform (SSR) is central to the democratic transitions currently unfolding across the globe, as a diverse range of countries grapple with how to transform militias, tribal forces, and dominant military, police, and intelligence agencies into democratically controlled and accountable security services. SSR will be a key element in shifts from authoritarian to democratic rule for the foreseeable future, since abuse of the security sector is a central technique of autocratic government. This edited collection advances solutions through a selection of case studies from around the world that cover a wide range of contexts.

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