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Peace, Justice, and Religion

David Little

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Little raises many questions of international legality in addressing the finer concepts of peace enforcing, peacekeeping, peacemaking, and peace building. He accentuates the rule of law, democracy, ... More


NGOs in the Context of National Struggle

Maanuel Hassassian

in Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) began to develop in Palestine after the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, but only a few of these can be considered peace and ... More


Achieving Comprehensive and Proactive Refugee Policy

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The primary international organization involved with refugees is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which was established in 1950 to protect and assist refugees and supervise ... More


International Security and Democracy Building

Reimund Seidelmann

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes the interrelation between security and democratic consolidation as a process in specific national and regional contexts. The analysis combines a systematic approach to hypothesis building ... More


Rebuilding With or Without Women?: Gendered Violence in Postconflict Peace and Reconstruction

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 8 examines the spike of sexual and gender-based violence in postconflict and peace-building environments. Despite recent UN Security Council resolutions, the invisibility of this violence ... More


(Re-)Building the World: Local Agency and Human Security in the New Millennium

Trudy Fraser

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The ‘rebuilding’ of a society in the aftermath of conflict or mass violence often subsumes the dynamic requirements of human security into a technical task that belies or fails to fully comprehend ... More


South East European settlements? Democratisation, nationalism and security in former Yugoslavia

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has taken a prominent security role in international attempts to make work the political settlements in Bosnia, Kosovo and, to a lesser extent, ... More


Introduction: A Framework to Assess Liberal Peace Transitions

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/9780748638765.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After considering the critical study of liberal peace, this chapter outlines in detail the foundations and intellectual origins of liberal peace theory. It then moves beyond this literature by ... More


Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Alexander L. Fattal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226590509
eISBN:
9780226590783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Guerrilla Marketing argues that counterinsurgency and marketing have merged together in Colombia. More specifically the book analyzes a government program to persuade FARC guerrillas to defect from ... More


Repatriation in the Twenty-First Century: Learning History’s Lessons?

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the current political framing of refugee repatriation in the first decade of the twenty-first century. It focuses on recent attempts by the international community to establish ... More


Soft Intervention and the Puzzling Neglect of Economic Actors

Susan L. Woodward

in Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226351247
eISBN:
9780226351261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that local economic actors are critical to the creation and sustainability of the peace, but that the current economic incentives approach fundamentally misunderstands their role ... More


Addressing social conflicts in Sri Lanka: social development interventions by a people's organisation

Ashok Gladston Xavier

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at three projects that are being run by social workers in Sri Lanka to build community robustness, women's engagement and post-conflict cross-community engagement. By focusing on ... More


United Nations Peace Operations and International Law: What Kind of Law Promotes What Kind of Peace?

Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter discusses the notion of ‘peace’ in international peace operations with a mandate from the United Nations Security Council, and how international law promotes or prevents the achievement ... More


Introduction

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter presents an overview of this study which is premised on reframing the importance of education in state-building and peace-building efforts in Afghanistan. Despite the ... More


The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Graham Dawson, Jo Dover, and Stephen Hopkins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the three decades of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ (1968–98), the United Kingdom experienced within its borders a profound and polarizing conflict. Yet relatively little research has addressed ... More


When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

Sarah G. Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747151
eISBN:
9781501747168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747151.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

For all of the doubts raised about the effectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. ... More


Self-Reliance and Elite Networks

Sarah G. Phillips

in When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747151
eISBN:
9781501747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747151.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the backgrounds of several elite networks and coalitions that were instrumental to establishing independence and, subsequently, peace in the 1990s, focusing on the ... More


Criminology, Accountability, and International Justice

William A. Schabas

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

International criminal justice has barely engaged with the discipline of criminology, and vice versa. Probably this is because the phenomenon of international crimes is viewed within the field as ... More


Waging War to Transform the World: Woodrow Wilson

Andrew J. Polsky

in Elusive Victories: The American Presidency at War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199860937
eISBN:
9780190252649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860937.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the wartime leadership of Woodrow Wilson. From the outbreak of war in Europe in August 1914 to when America entered into the conflict in 1917, Wilson sought to secure American ... More


Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Dana Burde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its state-building efforts. This book shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both ... More


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