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Everyday Peace: How So-called Ordinary People Can Disrupt Violent Conflict

Roger Mac Ginty

Abstract

This book focuses on how individuals and communities navigate through, and out of, conflict. Through theory and concept-building and empirical examples, it investigates the pro-peace tactical agency deployed by individuals and communities in conflict-affected contexts. It examines how compassion, humanity, civility, and solidarity can take root in unlikely circumstances—even in the midst of war—and the possibility of everyday peace scaling up and out to disrupt violent conflict. The book develops a number of key concepts, including Everyday Peace Power and conflict disruption, to help us under ... More

Keywords: peacebuilding, peace, everyday peace, disruption, civility, power, bottom-up, local

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197563397
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197563397.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger Mac Ginty, author
Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manchester