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Postscript: Towards Executive Authority Policing? The Lessons of Kosovo: Espen Barth Eide and Tor Tanke Holm

During the 1990s, we have witnessed a sharp increase in international efforts to support law and order reform in transitions from war to peace. However, as a field of study, this is still in a nascent phase. The contributors to this volume have presented an overview of the state of the art in this field, emphasizing lessons learned as well as contextual factors that may contribute to success or failure in future efforts to assist in the (re)construction of the coercive functions of states in transition.