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Call # K3240.4 .H862 2006
Title Human rights and conflict : exploring the links between rights, law, and peacebuilding / edited by Julie Mertus and Jeffrey W. Helsing
Imprint Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 2006
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Descript. xxii, 549 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human rights
Conflict management
Humanitarian intervention
Alt Author Mertus, Julie, 1963-
Helsing, Jeffrey W
OCLC # 64896809
Table of Contents
 Introduction : exploring the intersection between human rights and conflict / Julie A. Mertus, Jeffrey W. Helsing3
Pt. IThe role of human rights in conflict intensification 
1Understanding human rights violations in armed conflict / Ellen L. Lutz23
2Human rights : a source of conflict, state making, and state breaking / Michael S. Lund39
3Linking human rights and conflict transformation : a peacebuilding framework / Lisa Schirch63
4Culture, relativism, and human rights / Kevin Avruch97
 Comment / Ram Manikkalingam121
5Peace as a human right : toward an integrated understanding / Abdul Aziz Said, Charles O. Lerche129
 Comment / Jack Donnelly151
Pt. IIThe application of human rights in armed conflicts and other violent conflicts 
6Claiming a humanitarian imperative : NGOs and the cultivation of humanitarian duty / Hugo Slim159
 Comment / Jonathan Moore175
7Humanitarian intervention after Kosovo / Richard Falk185
 Comment / Thomas G. Weiss209
 Holding military and paramilitary forces accountable / John Cerone217
 Human rights, terrorism, and efforts to combat terrorism / Jordan J. Paust239
 Comment / David P. Stewart267
10Bridging conflict transformation and human rights : lessons from the Israeli-Palestinian peace process / Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Edward (Edy) Kaufman277
11The human rights dimensions of war in Iraq : a framework for peace studies / Julie A. Mertus, Maia Carter Hallward309
Pt. IIIThe contributions of human rights in post-armed conflict and postcrisis situations 
12Human rights, peace agreements, and conflict resolution : negotiating justice in Northern Ireland / Christine Bell345
13Truth vs. justice? : commissions and courts / Vasuki Nesiah375
 Comment / Richard Ashby Wilson399
14Promoting the human rights of forced migrants / Susan Martin, Andrew I. Schoenholtz405
15Human rights education and grassroots peacebuilding / Janet E. Lord, Nancy Flowers431
16Building a democratic middle ground : professional civil society and the politics of human rights in Sri Lanka's peace process / Alan Keenan459
 Conclusion : toward a more integrated approach / Julie A. Mertus, Jeffrey W. Helsing509