Human Rights and Conflict Exploring the Links Between Rights, Law, and Peacebuilding

ISBN-10: 1929223765

ISBN-13: 9781929223763

Edition: 2006

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'Human Rights and Conflict' is divided into three parts, each capturing the role played by human rights at a different stage in the conflict cycle.
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date: 12/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Julie A. Mertus is Associate Professor and Codirector of the MA program in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs at American University. She has worked on human rights education in more than 20 countries and has authored numerous publications on human rights. Her book Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy (Routledge 2004) was named "human rights book of the year" by the American Political Science Association Human Rights Section.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Exploring the Intersection between Human Rights and Conflict
The Role of Human Rights in Conflict Intensification
Understanding Human Rights Violations in Armed Conflict
Human Rights: A Source of Conflict, State Making, and State Breaking
Linking Human Rights and Conflict Transformation: A Peacebuilding Framework
Culture, Relativism, and Human Rights
Peace as a Human Right: Toward an Integrated Understanding
The Application of Human Rights in Armed Conflicts and Other Violent Conflicts
Claiming a Humanitarian Imperative: NGOs and the Cultivation of Humanitarian Duty
Humanitarian Intervention after Kosovo
Holding Military and Paramilitary Forces Accountable
Human Rights, Terrorism, and Efforts to Combat Terrorism
Bridging Conflict Transformation and Human Rights: Lessons from the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
The Human Rights Dimensions of War in Iraq: A Framework for Peace Studies
The Contributions of Human Rights in Post-Armed Conflict and Postcrisis Situations
Human Rights, Peace Agreements, and Conflict Resolution: Negotiating Justice in Northern Ireland
Truth vs. Justice? Commissions and Courts
Promoting the Human Rights of Forced Migrants
Human Rights Education and Grassroots Peacebuilding
Building a Democratic Middle Ground: Professional Civil Society and the Politics of Human Rights in Sri Lanka's Peace Process
Toward a More Integrated Approach
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