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Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Catherine Turner and Martin Wählisch (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This pioneering work offers important insights into peace mediation practice today and the role of third parties in the resolution of armed conflicts. The authors reveal how peace mediation has ... More


Cowboys or Mavericks? The Normative Agency of NGO Mediators

Julia Palmiano Federer

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is concerned with the normative agency of NGO mediators. If NGO mediators do not have the political leverage, formal mandates, and material resources of state or United Nations ... More


Rethinking the Professionalization of Peace Mediation

Anne Holper and Lars Kirchhoff

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter comments on the changes experienced in the field of peace mediation as a result of the increased professionalisation and regulation of the field in the past decade. These processes ... More


Promoting Professionalism: A Normative Framework for Peace Mediation

Philipp Kastner

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the current process of rendering explicit norms pertaining to peace mediation, it argues that adopting a historical perspective and a critical-pluralist understanding of legal ... More


The Challenges of Legalized Peacemaking: The Case of the 2012–16 Peace Negotiations in Colombia

Asli Ozcelik

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter challenges the assumption that conformity with international law and norms during a mediation processes contributes to the legitimacy of the process and the durability of the outcome by ... More


Inclusion of Whom, and for What Purpose? Strategies of Inclusion in Peacemaking

Andreas T. Hirblinger and Dana M. Landau

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores how the emerging discourse on, and practice of, inclusion in peace mediation has dealt with questions of identity, representation, and difference. In particular it seeks to ... More


Towards a More Integrated Approach? Cooperation Among the UN, AU and IGAD in Mediation Support

Jamie Pring

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the interaction of organizational norms and interests influences an organizations’ willingness to lead, collaborate, or compete in mediation processes. Examining the ... More


The Nexus of Peace Mediation and Constitution Making: The Case for Stronger Interaction and Collaboration

Mir Mubashir, Julian Klauke, and Luxshi Vimalarajah

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues for rethinking and reassessing our understanding of how mediation is related conceptually and practically to constitution making. In many cases of armed intra state conflict or ... More


Women’s Mediator Networks: Reflections on an Emerging Global Trend

Irene Fellin and Catherine Turner

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the new global phenomenon of Women’s Mediator Networks, focusing on the legal basis for their creation and locating them within broader foreign policy ... More


Rethinking Mediation During Contested Regime Transformation and Episodes of Mobilization

Elisa Tarnaala

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the ways in which structural condition such as political institutions, historical legacies and economic realities shape the limits of what is possible in mediation and resulting ... More


From Normative to Social Approaches to Inclusion: Supporting Multi-scalar Peace Process Design

Emma Van Santen

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter sets out a sociology of inclusion strategies- liberal, pragmatic and social- deployed by different mediators to manage conflict. The analysis suggests that in addition to the traditional ... More


Norm Diffusion in International Peace Mediation

Siniša Vuković

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter elucidates the relevance of norm diffusion as a strategic tool through which mediators assert not only their control over the peacemaking process, but manage to use it to institute, ... More


The Business of Peace and the Politics of Inclusion: The Role of Local Business Actors in Yemen (2011–16)

Josie Lianna Kaye

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the role that businesses played in Yemen 2011-2016 and their place in the strategies of UN mediators. Research demonstrates that businesses – including ‘formal’ and ‘informal’, ... More


The Emulation of Peace Mediation Practices: Beware of the Jurisgenerative Train

Emmanuel De Groof

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the deontology of peacemakers and mediators. It outlines the notion of epistemic communities and the reproduction of value systems, asking whether any form of emulation ... More


Mediating Across Worldviews

Jeffrey R. Seul

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the ways in which liberal institutions and approaches to peace mediation are inadequate for conflicts rooted in competing worldviews. Many of the most persistent and ... More


Mediating Multilateral Proxy Conflicts

Francis Ward

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter assesses the increase in proxy conflict and asks how mediators can most effectively engage in conflicts which have proxy elements. To achieve a mediated settlement, the challenge for any ... More


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