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Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

Edited by: Roger Mac Ginty

Print publication date:  January  2013
Online publication date:  February  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415690195
eBook ISBN: 9780203068175
Adobe ISBN: 9781135082130

10.4324/9780203068175
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This new Routledge Handbook offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the meanings and uses of the term ‘peacebuilding’, and presents cutting-edge debates on the practices conducted in the name of peacebuilding.

The term ‘peacebuilding’ has had remarkable staying power. Other terms, such as ‘conflict resolution’ have waned in popularity, while the acceptance and use of the term ‘peacebuilding’ has grown to the extent that it is the hegemonic and over-arching term for many forms of mediation, reconciliation and strategies to induce peace. Despite this, however, it is rarely defined and often used to mean different things to different audiences.

Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding aims to be a one-stop comprehensive resource on the literature and practices of contemporary peacebuilding. The book is organised into six key sections:

  • Section 1: Reading peacebuilding
  • Section 2: Approaches and cross-cutting themes
  • Section 3: Disciplinary approaches to peacebuilding
  • Section 4: Violence and security
  • Section 5: Everyday living and peacebuilding
  • Section 6: The infrastructure of peacebuilding

This new Handbook will be essential reading for students of peacebuilding, mediation and post-conflict reconstruction, and of great interest to students of statebuilding, intervention, civil wars, conflict resolution, war and conflict studies and IR in general.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The problem-solving and critical paradigms Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The evolution of peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The limits of peacebuilding theory Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Gender and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Religion and peacebuilding  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Reconciliation Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The politics of memory and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  8:  International relations theory and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Social psychology and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Anthropology and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Economists and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Sociology and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  13:  History and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Quantitative approaches Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Securitization and peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Security sector reform Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Zones of peace Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Peacebuilding, law and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Employment and household welfare Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Organic versus strategic approaches to peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Education and learning Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Youth Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The international architecture of peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The political economy of peacebuilding and international aid  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Statebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Civil society Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Indigenous peacebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Urban planning and policy Download PDF
Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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