Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context: Colombia, by Eileen Babbitt

By Eileen Babbitt

combating sweeping human rights violations or wars and rebuilding societies of their aftermath require an technique encompassing the views of either human rights advocates and practitioners of clash answer. whereas those teams paintings to accomplish a number of the comparable goals—notably to finish violence and lack of life—they frequently make various assumptions, practice diverse equipment, and function less than diversified values and institutional constraints. accordingly, they could undertake conflicting or maybe together specific ways to an analogous challenge. Eileen F. Babbitt and Ellen L. Lutz have accumulated groundbreaking essays exploring the connection among human rights and clash solution. utilising a case examine strategy, the contributing authors study 3 components of conflict—Sierra Leone, Colombia, and northern Ireland—from the views of contributors in either the peace-making and human rights efforts in every one nation. through spotlighting the position of activists and reflecting on what was once realized in those instances, this quantity seeks to push students and practitioners of either clash answer and human rights to imagine extra creatively in regards to the intersection of those fields.

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