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Peace and Justice?: The Contribution of International Judicial Processes to Peacebuilding

Robert C. Johansen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the complex interplay between international judicial processes and peace. Johansen engages the debate on international judicial activism, evaluating specific cases, especially ... More


Northern Ireland and South Africa: ‘Hope and History at a Crossroads’

Padraig O'Malley

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Compares Northern Ireland's peace process with the transition to democracy in South Africa. The chapter details the ways in which Northern Ireland's political elites learnt from South Africa's ... More


Right‐Sizing Over the Jordan: The Politics of Down‐Sizing Borders

Marc Lynch

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Marc Lynch examines the Jordanian disengagement from the West Bank in 1988 as a case of state downsizing. The author focuses on international factors and elite politics on both sides of the Jordan ... More


Strategic Peacebuilding: Concepts and Challenges

Peter Wallensteen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Wallensteen argues that further defining and specifying key concepts in peacebuilding will result in increased consistency and contribute to the development of policy-relevant strategies for peace. ... More


On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Christine Bell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the use of peace agreements from a legal perspective. It describes and evaluates the development of contemporary peace processes and the peace ... More


The Refugee Factor in Two Protracted Conflicts: Cyprus and Palestine Compared

Peter Loizos and Tobias Kelly

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early years of the twenty-first century, two peace processes that were deemed promising came to a halt. In Cyprus, the Annan Plan was rejected by the majority of Greek-Cypriots and in ... More


Violence and the contestation of the state after civil wars1

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The proliferation of civil wars since the end of the Cold War and the rise of peace settlements as a way of ending them has given rise to a new phenomenon in nascent post-war states, namely pervasive ... More


Peace Processes, Peace Agreements, and Human Rights: What are They?

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores a general problem of definitions and what is meant by ethnic conflict, peace processes, peace agreements, and human rights. It also lays out the rationale for the chosen ... More


Building/Rejecting the Liberal Peace: State Consolidation and Liberal Failure in the Middle East

Oliver P. Richmond and Jason Franks

in Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638765
eISBN:
9780748652761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638765.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Oslo peace process as the first attempt to introduce the liberal peace framework in the Middle East, and the later, more limited engagement with the construction of a viable ... More


‘Back to the Future’: Human Rights and Peace Agreements

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter draws together the picture of the relationship between peace agreements, human rights, and international law. It suggests that peace agreements are best understood as a form of ... More


Searching for Peace

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Just as George H.W. Bush’s and George W. Bush’s worldviews impacted their decisions regarding war, these worldviews impacted their approach toward the Middle East peace process. It begins by ... More


From Conflict to Peace? Israel/Palestine and Bosnia Herzegovina

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the conflicts and peace processes in Israel/Palestine and Bosnia Herzegovina. These conflicts had much clearer international dimensions than those in South Africa and Northern ... More


Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Feargal Cochrane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book looks at Northern Ireland's “Troubles” from the late 1960s to the present day. It explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998, sectarian ... More


Conclusion

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a context of continuing nationalist conflict in a post-Good Friday Agreement (GFA) era, a challenge for Ulster evangelicals is how can they live up to their calling to be ‘Bible people’ and ... More


Diasporas and the Politics of Identity in International Negotiations

Fen Osler Hampson

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role of diaspora communities in the politics of interethnic bargaining processes in identity conflicts. It explores both the positive and negative impacts such communities ... More


Bringing the Outside in: The International Dimension, 1995–98

Feargal Cochrane

in Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the role of the United States government in encouraging the peace process in Northern Ireland. The evolution of the United States from passive observer of political violence in ... More


From Conflict to Peace? South Africa and Northern Ireland

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the conflicts and peace processes in South Africa and Northern Ireland. The process in South Africa lasted several years and followed a ‘step-break-gesture-step’ pattern. ... More


‘Unbearably Oldfashioned and Pointless’: The Era of the Troubles, 1968–2005

Paul Bew

in Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199561261
eISBN:
9780191701832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561261.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the ‘Era of Troubles’ of Ireland from 1968 to 2005. The first section of this chapter examines politics after the Stormont regime from 1972 to 1974. The second section explores ... More


Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Christine Bell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the place of human rights in peace agreements against the backdrop of international legal provision. The book examines the role of peace agreements in peace processes, drawing on ... More


Prisoner Release, the Peace Process, and the Political Character of the Conflict

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the period from 1994 to 2000, which saw the evolution of the peace process and the early release of paramilitary prisoners. It groups together the role of both prisoners and ... More


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