By Eileen Babbitt

combating sweeping human rights violations or wars and rebuilding societies of their aftermath require an method encompassing the views of either human rights advocates and practitioners of clash solution. whereas those teams paintings to accomplish the various comparable goals—notably to finish violence and lack of life—they usually make varied assumptions, observe various tools, and function less than assorted values and institutional constraints. hence, they might undertake conflicting or perhaps jointly unique methods to an identical challenge. Eileen F. Babbitt and Ellen L. Lutz have gathered groundbreaking essays exploring the connection among human rights and clash solution. making use of a case learn technique, the contributing authors learn 3 parts of conflict—Sierra Leone, Colombia, and northern Ireland—from the views of individuals in either the peace-making and human rights efforts in each one kingdom. through spotlighting the function of activists and reflecting on what was once realized in those circumstances, this quantity seeks to push students and practitioners of either clash solution and human rights to imagine extra creatively concerning the intersection of those fields.

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