Innovation in Preventing Violence & Identifying Peace

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy Feb 2013

The challenge of building peace and preventing violence demands new ways of seeing and thinking. In this issue of Peace Policy, an expert in peace processes, an anthropologist, and a political scientist offer unexpected insights for researchers and policymakers.

Posts in the February 2013 issue of Peace Policy:

Catherine Bolten describes how a controversial law banning vehicles contributed to free and fair elections in Sierra Leone. Read »

Roger Mac Ginty introduces new research and writes that painted storefronts, mended windows, and adopted stray dogs may be local indicators of peace. Read »

Ernesto Verdeja explains how a new understanding of the dynamics of mass killings can help identify and stop genocide. Read »

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Peace Policy offers research-based insights, commentary, and solutions to the global challenge of violent conflict. Each issue features the writing of scholars and practitioners who investigate the causes of violent conflict and who seek to contribute to effective solutions and alternatives to the use of force.

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