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Peacemaking : from practice to theory

Author: Susan H Allen; Zachariah Cherian Mampilly; A Bartoli
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
Series: Praeger security international (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory is about seeing, knowing, and learning peacemaking as it exists in the real world. Built on the premise that peacemaking is among the most elemental of human experiences, this seminal work emphasizes the importance of practice and lived experiences in understanding the process and learning what works to nurture peace. To appropriately reflect the diversity of peacemaking  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan H Allen; Zachariah Cherian Mampilly; A Bartoli
ISBN: 9780313375767 0313375763 9780313375781 031337578X 9780313375804 0313375801 9780313375774 0313375771
OCLC Number: 715288234
Description: 2 volumes (xxxi, 873 pages) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: VOLUME 1 --
I.Peacemaking in Practice --
Introduction / Susan Allen Nan --
1.Reaching Out to the Uninitiated: Engaging Youth to Combat Hindu Extremism in India / Shabnam Hashmi --
2.Switzerland's Peace Promotion in Nepal: Commitment, Discreteness, Flexibility / Gunther Baechler --
3.Women, Resistance, and Peacemaking / Vanessa Ortiz --
4.10 Lessons from 10 Peace Processes / Jan Egeland --
5.Multi-Track Diplomacy --
Its Origins and Some of Its Accomplishments / John McDonald --
6.A Reflective Practitioner's 40-Year Wilderness Journey Between Judaism and Conflict Resolution / Marc Gopin --
7.Noninstitutional Organizations and Conflict Resolution: Some Reflections on the Experiences of the Community of Sant'Egidio / Mario Giro --
8.NGOs and Mediation / Andrea Bartoli --
9.The Role of the ICC in Northern Uganda / Adam Branch --
10.Mediating Ceasefires and Cessation of Hostilities Agreements in the Framework of Peace Processes / Nat Colletta Note continued: 11.Peacemaking in a Relational Paradigm / Harold Saunders --
II.Toward an Inclusive Peacemaking --
Introduction / Zachariah Cherian Mampilly --
12.Gandhi and Peacemaking / Joseph Prabhu --
13.Peacemaking, Conflict Analysis, and Resolution: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. / Maneshka Eliatamby --
14.Buddhism and Peacemaking / A.T. Ariyaratne --
15.Confucianism and Peacemaking in Chinese History / Victoria Tin-bor Hui --
16.Islam and Peacemaking / Abdul Aziz Said --
17.Jewish-Muslim Reconciliation: A Psychopolitical Strategy / Joseph Montville --
18.Reconciliation, Christianity, and Peacemaking / Daniel Philpott --
19.Peacemaking and African Traditions of Justice and Reconciliation / Tim Murithi --
20.Reclaiming Ubuntu through Multicultural Education: A Foundation for Peacemaking in the African Great Lakes Region / Vincent Bandeba --
21.Inviting Persephone to Dance: Arts and Movement-Based Approaches to Peacemaking / Carrie MacLeod Note continued: 22.Narrative Approach to Peacemaking in Somalia / Hussein Yusuf --
23.Gender and Peacemaking: Women's Rights in Contemporary Peace Agreements / Miriam J. Anderson --
III.New Directions in Peacemaking --
Introduction / Andrea Bartoli --
24.Building National "Infrastructures for Peace": UN Assistance for Internally Negotiated Solutions to Violent Conflict / Chetan Kumar --
25.Infrastructures for Peace / Paul van Tongeren --
26.The Responsibility to Protect and Peacemaking / Jonas Claes --
27.Fact Based Approaches to Peacemaking: Global Peace Index / Steve Killelea --
28.Academic Diplomacy: The Role of Non-Decision Makers in Peacemaking / Peter Wallensteen --
29.Social Media: A New Track of Multi-Track Diplomacy / Philip Gamaghelyan --
30.Strategic Connectors: Community Strategies for Conflict Prevention in Times of War / Mary Anderson --
31.Social Entrepreneurship: Paving the Way for Peace / Andrzej Nowak 32.Gang Intervention in the United States: Legal and Extra-Legal Attempts at Peacemaking / SpearIt --
33."Braham's Path: The Path of a Thousand Negotiations / Joshua Weiss --
IV.Interpreting Peacemaking --
Introduction / Andrea Bartoli --
34.Anthropological Examples of Peacemaking: Practice and Theory / Douglas P. Fry --
35.Ancient Peacemakers: Exemplars of Humanity / Anthony Wanis-St. John --
36.Spirituality, Emergent Creativity, and Reconciliation / Vern Neufeld Redekop --
37.A Social-Psychological Perspective on Peacemaking / Morton Deutsch --
38.Method in Peacemaking / Jamie Price --
39.The Hidden Dimensions of Peacemaking: A Systems Perspective / Louise Diamond --
40.A Dynamical Systems Perspective on Peacemaking: Moving from a System of War toward a System of Peace / Robin Vallacher --
41.Systemic Peacemaking in the Era of Globalization / Monty G. Marshall --
42.Theories of Change in Peacemaking / Christopher Mitchell Note continued: 43.The Contingency Model for Third-Party Interventions / Ronald Fisher --
44.Challenges in Peacemaking: External Interventions / Louis Kriesberg --
45.The South African Peace Process: An Urgency Theory Analysis / Dean Pruitt --
46.Peacemaking through Mediation: the Swiss FDFA in Israel-Palestine, Sudan, and Guatemala / Simon J. A. Mason --
47.Attending to Unfinished Business in Peacemaking: Preliminary Findings from the Reflecting on Peace Practice Project / Diana Chigas --
48.The Dialogic Subject / Ranabir Samaddar.
Series Title: Praeger security international (Series)
Responsibility: Susan Allen Nan, Zachariah Cherian Mampilly, and Andrea Bartoli, editors ; foreword by Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.


In a world where conflict is never ending, this thoughtful compilation fosters a new appreciation of the art of peacemaking as it is understood and practiced in a variety of contemporary settings.  Read more...
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