product description page

Across the Lines of Conflict : Facilitating Cooperation to Build Peace (Hardcover)

$60.00
shipping not available
free order pickup not available
not sold at Atlanta Edgewood

about this item

Through a comparative analysis of six case studies, this volume illustrates key conflict-resolution techniques for peacebuilding. Outside parties learn how to facilitate cooperation by engaging local leaders in intensive, interactive workshops. These opposing leaders reside in small, ethnically divided countries, including Burundi, Cyprus, Estonia, Guyana, Sri Lanka, and Tajikistan, that have experienced communal conflicts in recent years. In Estonia and Guyana, peacebuilding initiatives sought to ward off violence. In Burundi and Sri Lanka, initiatives focused on ending ongoing hostilities, and in Cyprus and Tajikistan, these efforts brought peace to the country after its violence had ended.

The contributors follow a systematic assessment framework, including a common set of questions for interviewing participants to prepare comparable results from a set of diverse cases. Their findings weigh the successes and failures of this particular approach to conflict resolution and draw conclusions about the conditions under which such interactive approaches work, as well as assess the audience and the methodologies used.

This work features research conducted in conjunction with the Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States, convened by the Wilson Center's Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity.


trending politics & current events

  • A Higher Loyalty:  Truth, Lies and Leadership (Hardcover) (James Comey)

    $20.99

  • Fire and Fury : Inside the Trump White House -  by Michael Wolff (Hardcover)

    $19.49

  • Obama : An Intimate Portrait: The Historic Presidency in Photographs (Hardcover) (Pete Souza)

    $31.45

  • We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy (Hardcover) (Ta-Nehisi Coates)

    $19.60

  • Fuego y Furia / Fire and Fury : Dentro de la casa blanca de Trump / Inside the Trump White House

    $13.56

recommended

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99

  • Garmin Vivosmart® 3 Fitness Assessment Monitor Small/Medium - Black

    $119.99

  • Five finger death pu - Wrong side of heaven/Righteous v1 (CD)

    $12.29


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.