Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Contemporary Themes and Challenges
Peacebuilding and Reconciliation brings together a number of critical essays from members of the renowned Centre for Peace & Reconciliation Studies.
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.
peaceebuilding and Reconciliation is a cutting-edge collection ideal for students and academics in peace studies, development studies and international relations.
'Fascinating, engaging with the detailed complexity and special features of conflict situations and attempts to build peace, and applying an extensive literature' - Gordon Burt, Chair of the Conflict Research Society
'Using case studies from countries like Canada, Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the authors share their experiences and articulate a range of issues which are central to conflict transformation and peace building' - Dr. Deusdedit R.K Nkurunziza, Makerere University, Uganda
'Combining direct personal experience with clear theoretical understanding in a range of practical examples, the authors of this book, many from the 'global south', seek to show how sustainable peace can best be promoted even in the most war-torn countries. They succeed admirably' - Professor Oliver Ramsbotham, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford
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