Contemporary Peacemaking Conflict, Peace Processes and Post-war Reconstruction

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Contemporary Peacemaking draws on recent experience to identify and explore the essential components of peace processes. The book is organized around five key themes in peacemaking: planning for peace; negotiations; violence on peace processes; peace accords; and peace accord implementation and post-war reconstruction.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. viii
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Notes on Contributorsp. xiv
Introduction: What Peace? What Process?p. 1
Preparing for Peace: An Introduction
Explaining the Conflict Potential of Ethnicityp. 11
The Timing of Peace Initiatives: Hurting Stalemates and Ripe Momentsp. 22
Cultivating Peace: A Practitioner's View of Deadly Conflict and Negotiationp. 36
New Contexts for Political Solutions: Redefining Minority Nationalisms in Northern Ireland, the Basque Country, and Corsicap. 45
Negotiations: An Introduction
Negotiations and Peace Processesp. 63
Rules and Procedures for Negotiated Peacemakingp. 78
Mediation and the Ending of Conflictsp. 94
Women, Gender and Peacemaking in Civil Warsp. 105
Traditional and Indigenous Approaches to Peacemakingp. 120
The Role of the News Media in Peace Negotiations: Variations over Time and Circumstancep. 131
Violence and Peace Processes: An Introduction
Peace Processes and the Challenges of Violencep. 147
Reframing the Spoiler Debate in Peace Processesp. 159
Post-Agreement Demobilization, Disarmament, and Reconstruction: Towards a New Approachp. 178
Peace Accords: An Introduction
Power Sharing after Civil Wars: Matching Problems to Solutionsp. 195
Negotiating Human Rightsp. 210
Democratic Validationp. 230
Territorial Optionsp. 242
Peace Accord Implementation and Post-war Reconstruction: An Introduction
The UN and Liberal Peacebuilding: Consensus and Challengesp. 257
From Peace to Democratization: Lessons from Central Americap. 271
Casting Long Shadows: War, Peace, and Extra-Legal Economiesp. 289
Military and Police Reform after Civil Warsp. 300
Refugees and IDPs in Peacemaking Processesp. 313
Negotiating Justice: The Challenge of Addressing Past Human Rights Violationsp. 328
Borrowing and Lending in Peace Processesp. 339
Conclusion: Peace Processes, Present, and Futurep. 352
Bibliographyp. 373
Indexp. 395
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