Integrated Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict by Craig ZelizerIntegrated Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict by Craig Zelizer

Integrated Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Transforming Conflict

byCraig Zelizer

Paperback | January 3, 2012

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Integrated Peacebuilding addresses the importance of weaving peacebuilding methods into diverse sectors including development, humanitarian assistance, gender, business, media, health, and the environment - areas where such work is needed the most. Incorporating peacebuilding approaches in these fields is critical for transforming today's protracted conflicts into tomorrow's sustainable peace. Covering both theory and practice, Dr. Zelizer and his team of leading academics and practitioners present original essays discussing the infrastructure of the peacebuilding field (outlining key actors, donors, and underlying motivations) as well as the ethical dilemmas created by modern conflict. Exploring both the challenges and lessons to be found in this emerging field, Integrated Peacebuilding is perfect for courses on peacebuilding, conflict resolution, international development, and related fields.
Craig Zelizeris the associate director of the MA in Conflict Resolution Program housed in the department of government at Georgetown University. He has 20 years of experience in peacebuilding and coeditedBuilding Peace: Practical Reflections from the Field. Dr. Zelizer is also the founder of the Peace and Collaborative Development Netw...
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Title:Integrated Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Transforming ConflictFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9.12 × 6.12 × 0.75 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081334509X

ISBN - 13:9780813345093

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors

SECTION ONE Integrated Peacebuilding and the Peacebuilding Business

chapter 1: Introduction to Integrated Peacebuilding
Craig Zelizer and Valerie Oliphant

chapter 2: The Business of Peacebuilding
Craig Zelizer

SECTION TWO Sectoral Approaches to Integrated Peacebuilding

chapter 3: International Development and Peacebuilding
Andria Wisler

chapter 4: Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding
Mike Jobbins

chapter 5: Gender and Peacebuilding
Evelyn Thornton and Tobie Whitman

chapter 6: Peacebuilding and the Private Sector
Shawn MacDonald

chapter 7: Religion and Peacebuilding
Qamar-ul Huda and Katherine Marshall

chapter 8: Environmental Change and Peacebuilding
Ashley Laura McArthur

chapter 9: Security and Peacebuilding
Sam Feigenbaum, Rachel Goldberg, and Rhea Vance-Cheng

chapter 10: Media and Peacebuilding
J. P. Singh

chapter 11: Health and Peacebuilding
Paul Charlton

chapter 12: The Rule of Law and Peacebuilding
Brian A. Kritz

chapter 13: Conclusion
Craig Zelizer

Appendix A: Key Resources for Integrated Peacebuilding
Glossary
Index

Editorial Reviews

"In my opinion, there isn't another book in the field quite like Integrated Peacebuilding. The range of topics and the depth of analysis in each of the fourteen chapters is simply awe-inspiring. The book also delicately straddles development theory, international relations, and peace studies in an accessible way. A remarkable feat." —Clement Adibe, DePaul University "I have rarely seen a book that is so logically constructed and conceptually tied together as this one. I am impressed with this volume because it offers a perfect blend of academic thinking and application. It also systematically analyzes the various aspects of peacemaking, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution." —Dipak K. Gupta, San Diego State University "Words count. Definitions are important. When concepts are not clear the action that follows is not as effective as it could be. This book is a disciplined attempt to bring coherence to an emerging field. It is a must read for any student and practitioner of peacebuilding. Policymakers will be well served by taking the integrated approach suggested in these pages. All scholars will appreciate the breadth of a book that is clearly advancing our shared understanding of a dynamic field for study and practice." —Andrea Bartoli, George Mason University