The Resource Building peace from within, edited by Sylvester B. Maphosa, Laura DeLuca and Alphonse Keasley

Building peace from within, edited by Sylvester B. Maphosa, Laura DeLuca and Alphonse Keasley

Building peace from within
Building peace from within
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edited by Sylvester B. Maphosa, Laura DeLuca and Alphonse Keasley
This book seeks to examine how successful models of building ëpeace from withiní in the African context function. It draws emerging lessons to provide critical recommendations on policy, practice and academia ñ our primary audience. While there are numerous examples of failures of conflict resolution in Africa, shown by intractable conflict axes, less attention is paid to successes. While acknowledging the challenges that exist, this edited volume provides positive examples of building peace from within in fragile contexts through many forms of initiatives and actions at different levels: comm
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  • 303.6
  • 303.6/6
  • 303.66
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Building peace from within, edited by Sylvester B. Maphosa, Laura DeLuca and Alphonse Keasley
Scrutinising the notion of Abanyarwanda
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  • Cover; Untitled; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Editors biographies; Notes on contributors; 1. Building peace from within: an introduction; Introduction; Peace from within: why now?; Organisation of the volume; 2. Capacity-building for sustainable peace building in Africa; Introduction; What is building capacity for peace?; Levels of intervention in capacity development; Rationale for peacebuilding capacity-building; Core principles of capacity-building for peace; Approaches to capacity-building in post-conflict settings; Training and education
  • Challenges of capacity-building for peaceConclusion; Policy recommendations; 3. Let us talk: African contributions to peace building; Introduction; Case study 1: the wandering Somali elders; Lessons from the wandering elders; Lens 1: Approaches to peacebuilding; Lens 2: The aspect of time; Case study 2: The tree of frustration; Lens 3: Conflict analysis; Case study 3: The Liberian women's mass action for peace; Lens 4: The stages of conflict; Conclusion; Public policy recommendations; 4. Healing and integrated development as partof peace building in post-conflict areas:a social capital lens
  • Evolution of the child soldier phenomenon: a global overviewForced recruitment; Moral interest; Voluntarism; Re-conceptualising the notion of child soldiers; Major actors in child soldier recruitment and deployment in South Sudan; The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and child reintegration; Legal framework for the protection and reintegration of child soldiers; Key provisions of the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict; Worst Form of Child Labour Convention, 1999; African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
  • IntroductionSocial capital as the theoretical framework; Narrative approach; Narrative theatre in practice; Discussion; Evaluation strategies; Conclusion; Policy recommendations; 5. Does restorative justice work? an evaluation of the restorative justice programmes of Phoenix Zululand; Introduction; Research design and data-collection methods; Responses from ex-prisoners; Family conferences; Responses from the families of ex-prisoners; Discussion and conclusion; Policy recommendations; 6. Reintegration of child soldiers: a case of Southern Sudan; Introduction; Context
  • Traditional approaches to the reintegration processReintegration of women and children; Re-thinking the reintegration of child soldiers; Child disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration in Southern Sudan; DDR challenges in Southern Sudan; Conclusion; 7. An African odyssey: from child soldiering to peacemaker; Introduction; History and biography; Policy recommendations; 8. Addressing ethno-political conflicts throughthe concept of Abanyarwanda: a case of 'ethnicamnesia' in Rwanda?; Introduction; Rwanda: a background; The reconciliation agenda: a strategy for addressing the difficult past
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1 online resource (xvi, 287 pages)
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  • (OCoLC)870950864
  • pebcs0798304405

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