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Strategies of Peace : Transforming Conflict in a Violent World (Hardcover)

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How can a just peace be built in sites of genocide, massive civil war, dictatorship, terrorism, and poverty? InStrategies of Peace, the first volume in the Studies in Strategic Peacebuilding series, fifteen leading scholars propose an imaginative and provocative approach to peacebuilding. Today the dominant thinking is the "liberal peace," which stresses cease fires, elections, and short run peace operations carried out by international institutions, western states, and local political elites. But the liberal peace is not enough, the authors argue. A just and sustainable peace requires a far more holistic vision that links together activities, actors, and institutions at all levels. By exploring innovative models for building lasting peace-a United Nations counter-terrorism policy that also promotes good governance; coordination of the international prosecution of war criminals with local efforts to settle civil wars; increasing the involvement of religious leaders, who have a unique ability to elicit peace settlements; and many others--the authors advance a bold new vision for peacebuilding.

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Publisher Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
Mfg Part# 9780195395914
SKU 211935695
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0195395913
Release Date 3/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0392
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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