Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745332871 Published September 2012 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
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Peacebuilding and Reconciliation: Contemporary Themes and Challenges

Edited by Marwan Darweish and Carol Rank

Peacebuilding and Reconciliation: Contemporary Themes and Challenges

Edited by Marwan Darweish and Carol Rank

Distributed for Pluto Press

240 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745332871 Published September 2012 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9780745332888 Published September 2012 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Peacebuilding and Reconciliation brings together a number of critical essays from members of the renowned Centre for Peace & Reconciliation Studies, based at Coventry University in the UK.

This highly topical book covers the latest developments and issues in the discipline of peacebuilding and reconciliation, using different global case studies of societies experiencing or emerging out of violent conflict. It brings together a range of scholars, including many from the global south, who provide fresh perspectives and insights based on their experience of living and working in conflict situations. The book connects theory and practice, drawing both on academic research and direct experience of conflict situations, and explores how to meet the challenges involved in peacebuilding and reconciliation.

Peacebuilding and Reconciliation is a cutting-edge collection ideal for students and academics in peace studies, development studies and international relations.

Contents

Introduction - Marwan Darweish and Carol Rank
Section 1: Peace, But What kind of Peace?
1 How has the ‘Liberal Peace’ served Afghanistan? - Chrissie Hirst
2 The Obstacles to Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Post-Independence Kosovo - Gëzim Visoka
3 Ethnicity, Ethnic Conflicts, and Secessionism in Ethiopian Politics - Bezawit Beyene
Section 2: Reconciliation and Dealing with the Past
4 State Failure and Civil Society Potential: Reconciliation in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Verity Mould
5 Remembering the Past and Reconciling for the Future: The Role of Indigenous Commemorative Practices in Sierra Leone - Steven Kaindaneh
6 Unsettling the Settler Within: Decolonisation as Reconciliation with regard to Residential Schools in Canada - Patricia Elgersma
Section 3: Identifying Opportunities for Peacebuilding
7 Is ‘Interreligious’ Synonymous with ‘Interfaith’? The Roles of Dialogue in Peacebuilding - Sarah Bernstein
8 Health and Violent Conflict: the Role of Health in Building Peace - Wossen Kifle
Section 4: Challenges to Peacebuilding and Reconciliation
9 The New Economy of Terror: Motivations and Driving Forces behind Contemporary Islamist Insurgencies - Peter Keay
10 The Question of Home: Refugees and Peace in the Israel/Palestine conflict - Abigail Bainbridge
11 Hamas: Between Militarism and Governance - Ibrahim Natil
12 Returning Home towards a New Future: Nepal's Reintegration Programme for Former Child Soldiers - Dilli Binadi
Index

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