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Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Christine Bell


This book examines the place of human rights in peace agreements against the backdrop of international legal provision. The book examines the role of peace agreements in peace processes, drawing on an appendix of over 100 peace agreements signed after 1990, in over forty countries. Four sets of peace agreements are then examined in detail: those of Bosnia Herzegovina, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The human rights component of each of these agreements are compared with each other — focussing not on direct institutional comparison, but rather on the set o ... More

Keywords: human rights, peace agreements, international legal provision, peace processes, Bosnia Herzegovina, Northern Ireland, South Arica, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, self-determination, institution building

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199270965
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Bell, author
Professor of Law at the University of Ulster