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Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Daniel Philpott


All over the world the practice of peacebuilding is beset with common dilemmas: peace versus justice, religious versus secular approaches, individual versus structural justice, reconciliation versus retribution, and the harmonization of the sheer multiplicity of practices involved in repairing past harms. Progress toward the resolution of these dilemmas requires far more than reforming institutions and practices; rather, it requires clear thinking about the more basic questions: What is justice? And how is it related to the building of peace? The twin concepts of reconciliation and restorative ... More

Keywords: reconciliation, restorative justice, peacebuilding, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199364862
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364862.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer J. Llewellyn, editor
Dalhousie University

Daniel Philpott, editor
Notre Dame