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Strategies of Peace

Daniel Philpott and Gerard Powers


This volume comprises a discussion among a wide range of expert scholars and practitioners on what defines and distinguishes the concept of strategic peacebuilding. The authors respond reflexively to the failures of peacebuilding and constructively press forward an emergent paradigm shift that questions the assumptions of a state-centric and liberal approach to peace. Strategic peacebuilding, they argue, is an intentional approach to the complexity of post-conflict environments that recognizes the interdependence of sectors, actors, and policies and develops strategies to maximize the impact o ... More

Keywords: strategic peacebuilding, United Nations, International Criminal Court, conflict, justpeace, peacebuilding, civil society, reconciliation, justice

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195395914
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Philpott, author
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, UN
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Gerard Powers, author
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, UN
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