Notre Dame Press, 2006. Edited by John Darby, Tristan Anne Borer, and Siobhan McEvoy-Levy. This book addresses the dilemmas for postwar reconstruction and the difficulties in building a sustainable peace in societies recently destabilized by deadly violence.
Notre Dame Press, 2006. What place does reconciliation have in the politics of transitions? This volume edited by Daniel Philpott draws on theology for answering these questions. The authors chart the path of reconciliation in Germany, Argentina, South Africa, and Northern Ireland.
Notre Dame Press, 2006. Edited by John Darby, Tristan Anne Borer, and Siobhan McEvoy-Levy. This book examines how truth telling contributes to reconciliation, human rights, gender equity, restorative justice, the rule of law, the mitigation of violence, and the healing of trauma — all elements needed for sustainable peace.
Notre Dame Press, 2006. Edited by John Darby, Tristan Anne Borer, and Siobhan McEvoy-Levy. This book explores the attitudes, needs, lived experiences, and social and political roles of young people in periods of transition in internal armed conflicts. It includes theories and policy recommendations based on research in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Guatemala, Colombia, Angola, Northern Ireland, Bosnia, and Israel/Palestine.
Notre Dame Press, 2006. Edited by John Darby, Tristan Anne Borer, and Siobhan McEvoy-Levy. This book examines violence from the state, from militants, from destabilized societies, and from the challenge of implementing policies such as demobilization, disarmament, and policing. The authors conclude that post-war violence is more often strategic than spontaneous, and that a nuanced understanding of state and opposition motives and methods is necessary for peace to prevail.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. Edited by Jackie Smith and Joe Bandy. The globalization of capital is challenged by a "globalization from below;" transnational cooperation among political activists seeking to end, or at least mitigate, the oppressive structures imposed on people by capital. The writers examine the relationships within these transnational movements documenting their development over the course of collective struggle.
Oxford University Press, 2005. John Paul Lederach asks the question: What moves ordinary people to reject violence and seek reconciliation? The moral imagination, Lederach writes, is “the capacity to imagine something rooted in the challenges of the real world, yet capable of giving birth to that which does not yet exist.” This book is for scholars and peacebuilders engaged in conflict transformation, mediation, restorative justice, and political reconciliation.
Haymarket Books, 2005. David Cortright documents the rebellion among U.S. soldiers opposed to the Vietnam war. Originally published in 1975, the book now includes a chapter that examines the enduring imprint of this period on the U.S. military and the lessons this era holds for the U.S. occupation in Iraq.
Fourth Freedom Forum, 2004. On February 15, 2003, an estimated ten million people around the world demonstrated against the war on Iraq. David Cortright tells the story of the the largest single day of protest in history.
Good Books, 2003. John Paul Lederach offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict. Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels. In this book, he coins the phrase “conflict transformation” and explains how it requires “both solutions and social change.”