Strategies of Peace

Paperback | April 7, 2010

byDaniel Philpott, Gerard F. Powers

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How can a just peace be built in sites of genocide, massive civil war, dictatorship, terrorism, and poverty? In Strategies 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 peacerequires 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 warcriminals 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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How can a just peace be built in sites of genocide, massive civil war, dictatorship, terrorism, and poverty? In Strategies 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 pe...

Daniel Philpott is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Revolutions in Sovereignty: How Ideas Shaped Modern International Relations. Gerard F. Powers is Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies at the Kro...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 1.1 inPublished:April 7, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsContributorsDaniel Philpott: Introduction: Searching for Strategy in an Age of Peacebuilding1. John Paul Lederach and R. Scott Appleby: Strategic Peacebuilding: An Overview2. Peter Wallensteen: Strategic Peacebuilding: Concepts and Challenges3. Hal Culbertson: The Evaluation of Peacebuilding Initiatives: Putting Learning Into Practice4. Daniel Philpott: Reconciliation: An Ethic for Peacebuilding5. Simon Chesterman: Whose Strategy, Whose Peace? The Role of International Institutions in Strategic Peacebuilding6. Nicholas Sambanis: How Strategic is UN Peacebuilding?7. George A. Lopez and David Cortright: Targeted Sanctions, Counter-Terrorism and Strategic Peace-Building8. Robert C. Johansen: Peace and Justice? The Contribution of International Judicial Processes to Peacebuilding9. Naomi Roht-Arriaza: Human Rights and Strategic Peacebuilding: The Roles of Local, National, and International Actors10. Jackie Smith: Economic Globalization and Strategic Peacebuilding11. Larissa Fast: Economic Globalization and Strategic Peacebuilding12. Robert D. Enright, Jeannette Knutson Enright, and Anthony C. Holter: Turning Hatred to Community Friendship: Forgiveness Education as a Resource for Strategic Peacebuilding in Post-Accord Belfast13. Gerard F. Powers: Religion and PeacebuildingConclusion: Oliver Richmond, Strategic Peacebuilding Beyond the Liberal State