This book presents new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on the problematique of building just and durable peace.
Linking peace and justice has sparked lively debates about the dilemmas and trade-offs in several contemporary peace processes. Despite the fact that justice and peace are commonly referred to there is surprisingly little research and few conceptualizations of the interplay between the two.
This edited volume is the result of three years of collaborative research and draws upon insights from such disciplines as peace and conflict, international law, political science and international relations. It contains policy-relevant knowledge about effective peacebuilding strategies, as well as an in-depth analysis of the contemporary peace processes in the Middle East and the Western Balkans. Using a variety of theoretical perspectives and empirical approaches, the work makes an original contribution to the growing literature on peacebuilding.
This book will be of much interest to students of peacebuilding, peace and conflict studies, Middle Eastern Politics, European Politics and IR/Security Studies.
"This book will be of interest to a wide range of students, scholars and practitioners interested in better understanding the notion of 'just peace'. The particulars of the case studies will speak most clearly to scholars and practitioners concerned with Israel-Palestine and Bosnia-Herzegovina, especially those working from within an EU context. However, the theoretical contributions made in the introduction and part 1 of the volume, and the lessons gleaned from part 2, have much broader applicability. This book is therefore important reading for anyone concerned with better understanding the relationship between peace and justice, and the changing nature of contemporary peacebuilding." - Christina Woolner, University of Hargeisa, Somliland
Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.528