Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste
A Cross-sectoral Assessment
Despite Timor-Leste's high expectations when it became independent from Indonesia in 2002, the country is ranked among the least developed countries in the world. This book draws together the perspectives of practitioners, policy-makers and academics on the international efforts to rebuild the world's newest nation.
Vandra Harris teaches International Development on the graduate program at RMIT University, Australia. Her research focuses on cultural change and human development in Southeast Asian nations, and effects of human movement. Andrew Goldsmith is Executive Director, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, and Professor of Law, University of Wollongong, Australia. His main research interests are in transnational policing and counter-terrorism.