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By Göran Gunner,Kjell-Åke Nordquist

ISBN-10: 1498259847

ISBN-13: 9781498259842

ISBN-10: 1610972724

ISBN-13: 9781610972727

In an international the place armed clash, repression, and authoritarian rule are too widespread, human rights and peace-building current key innovations 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 members 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 result in counteracting projects? How can neighborhood and overseas actors boost aid to societies that seek a fashion out of violence and repression with no violating common ethical criteria, in a less than perfect and resource-scarce situation?

This examine departs from the view that either human rights and peace-building are agendas with particular and distinctive contributions. with a view to care for overlapping claims that the 2 agendas occasionally formulate, in either clash and post-conflict occasions, this learn indicates particular techniques as a way to create synergy results of schedule cooperation.

"This is a wonderful e-book that reaches past highbrow niceties which are frequently faraway from the real-life social and monetary matters of the sufferers of violence and abuse in several elements of the area. It attracts on 5 case experiences (Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Palestine, and Timor-Leste), the place the lives of individuals are torn aside by means of lasting oppression, greed, slaughter, and generational defeat. It ponders sensible recommendations to what are frequently perceived as insurmountable difficulties, which require countries to take on the foremost 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 study Fellow
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape city, South Africa

"This publication skillfully demonstrates that there's no lasting peace with no appreciate of human rights. Peace and justice need to 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's going to be."
-Jan Eliasson
Former President of the United international locations normal Assembly
Minister for international Affairs, Sweden

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

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

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