Item description for Building Sustainable Peace by Thomas F. Keating & W. Andy Knight...
This book focuses on creating a sustainable peace as opposed to winning the peace. It is comprised of fifteen papers, which examine and discuss various dimensions of the peace-building and post-conflict reconciliation process. Authored by academics, policy advisors, practitioners and members of the public at large, the papers address issues such as factors that have contributed to the process of resolving civil wars and reconciling divided societies; the different techniques used in the peace-building process; the role of various nongovernmental actors and regional organizations; and the experiences of peace-building efforts in different regions of the world.
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Studio: United Nations University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date May 8, 2004
Publisher United Nations University Press
ISBN 9280811010 ISBN13 9789280811018
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A serious-minded compilation that blends philosophy with a coldly practical eye for twentieth and twenty-first century conflicts Sep 10, 2005
Building Sustainable Peace is an anthology of essays by learned contributors focusing on the complex problem of reconstructing and building a sustainable peace, particularly in Afghanistan and Iraq but also with an eye for other nations such as West Africa's Liberia and Sierra Leone. Individual selections include "Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention", "Praxis versus Policy", "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace", and many more. A serious-minded compilation that blends philosophy with a coldly practical eye for twentieth and twenty-first century conflicts and acts of terrorism and genocide. Numerous specific peace building strategies are exhaustively discussed in this heavily researched compendium particularly recommended for college libraries, activist organizations, and political science shelves.