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Milestones on a Journey in Peace and Conflict Studies

Chapter Title

Milestones on a Journey in Peace and Conflict Studies

Book Title

Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies

Department

Department of Conflict Resolution Studies

Files

Document Type

Book Chapter

Editors

Thomas Matyók, Jessica Senehi, and Sean Byrne

Description

Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) includes scholars and practitioners throughout the world working in peace studies, conflict analysis and resolution, conflict management, appropriate dispute resolution, and peace and justice studies. They come to the PCS field with a diversity of ideas, approaches, disciplinary roots, and topic areas, which speaks to the complexity, breadth, and depth needed to apply and take account of conflict dynamics and the goal of peace. Yet, a number of key concerns and dilemmas continue to challenge the field. Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy, edited by Thomas Matyók, Jessica Senehi, and Sean Byrne, is a collection of essays that explores a number of these issues, providing a means by which academics, students, and practitioners can develop various methods to confront the complexity of contemporary conflicts.

Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies discusses the emerging field of PCS, and suggests a framework for the future development of the field and the education of its practitioners and academics. The book has a wide audience targeting students at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels. It also extends to those working in and leading community conflict resolution efforts as well as humanitarian aid workers.

ISBN

9780739149607

Publication Date

5-10-2012

Publisher

Lexington Books

City

Lanham, MD

Keywords

conflict resolution, contemporary conflicts, peace and conflict studies

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Social and Behavioral Sciences

First Page

371

Last Page

396

ORCID ID

0000-0002-7289-5670

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