By Göran Gunner,Kjell-Åke Nordquist

ISBN-10: 1498259847

ISBN-13: 9781498259842

ISBN-10: 1610972724

ISBN-13: 9781610972727

In a global the place armed clash, repression, and authoritarian rule are too widespread, human rights and peace-building current key techniques and agendas for the worldwide and native fight for peace and development.

But are those agendas congruent? Do they help one another? Many businesses, states, and contributors have skilled how priorities of 1 schedule create friction with the opposite. for example, are justice and reconciliation incompatible objectives? If now not, do they bring about counteracting tasks? How can neighborhood and foreign actors enhance help to societies that seek a fashion out of violence and repression with no violating common ethical criteria, in a less than excellent and resource-scarce situation?

This research departs from the view that either human rights and peace-building are agendas with particular and specified contributions. that allows you to care for overlapping claims that the 2 agendas occasionally formulate, in either clash and post-conflict occasions, this research indicates particular methods so as to create synergy results of time table cooperation.

"This is a wonderful e-book that reaches past highbrow niceties which are usually faraway from the real-life social and fiscal issues of the sufferers of violence and abuse in several elements of the area. It attracts on 5 case stories (Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Palestine, and Timor-Leste), the place the lives of individuals are torn aside via lasting oppression, greed, slaughter, and generational defeat. It ponders real looking suggestions to what are usually perceived as insurmountable difficulties, which require countries to take on the key dilemmas dealing with post-conflict societies. Goran Gunner and Kjell-Ake-Nordquist remind us that sustainable balance calls for this dilemma--likely and unlikely--to be resolved."
-Charles Villa-Vicencio
Senior examine Fellow
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape city, South Africa

"This e-book skillfully demonstrates that there's no lasting peace with no recognize of human rights. Peace and justice must be pursued as concurrently as attainable. in truth, peace improvement and human rights are indivisible. the earlier the realm realizes this, the more secure it is going to be."
-Jan Eliasson
Former President of the United countries common Assembly
Minister for international Affairs, Sweden

Göran Gunner is affiliate Professor in challenge stories, Uppsala collage, and Researcher at Church of Sweden learn Unit, Uppsala. Dr Gunner can also be Senior Lecturer at Stockholm college of Theology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Kjell-Åke Nordquist is affiliate Professor in Peace and clash learn, Uppsala collage, and traveling Professor and Head of study software on Human Rights and Peace-Building, Stockholm college of Theology, Stockholm, Sweden.

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