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Title Peacebuilding and reconciliation : contemporary themes and challenges / edited by Marwan Darweish and Carol Rank ; assistant editor : Sarah Giles
Published London : Pluto Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 228 pages)
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I -- 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-independent Kosovo -- Gëzim Visoka ""; ""3. Ethnicity, ethnic conflicts and secessionism in Ethiopian politics -- Bezawit Beyene""; ""Part II -- 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 -- Steve Kaindeneh""""6. Decolonization and reconciliation: the colonial dilemma of Canada's residential school apology and restitution -- Patricia Elgersma""; ""Part III -- Cultural Processes and Initiatives""; ""7. Is 'interreligious' synonymous with 'interfaith'? The roles of dialogue in peacebuilding -- Sarah E. Bernstein""; ""8. The role of health in building peace: the case of Afghanistan -- Wossenyelesh Kifle""; ""Part IV -- 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""; ""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""; ""References""; ""Index""
Summary Peacebuilding and Reconciliationbrings together a number of critical essays from members of the renowned Centre for Peace & Reconciliation Studies, based at Coventry University in the UK. This is a highly topical book covering the latest developments and issues in the discipline of peacebuilding, reconstruction, and reconciliation, using a range of global case studies. The wide range of geographic case studies provides fascinating comparisons and contrasts of different approaches to building peace and reconciling conflicting parties. Peacebuilding and Reconciliationis a cutting-edge collection ideal for students and academics in peace studies, development studies, and international relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-219) and index
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Subject Peace-building.
Form Electronic book
Author Darweish, Marwan.
Giles, Sarah (Freelance writer and editor)
Rank, Carol.
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