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Peacebuilding through community-based NGOs

Max O. Stephenson

Peacebuilding through community-based NGOs

paradoxes and possibilities

by Max O. Stephenson

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Published by Kumarian Press in Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Peace-building,
  • Case studies,
  • Non-governmental organizations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMax Stephenson, Jr. and Laura Zanotti
    ContributionsZanotti, Laura
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5538 .S7425 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238267M
    ISBN 109781565494275, 9781565494268, 9781565494282, 9781565494299
    LC Control Number2012006920

    groups, and non-governmental organizations (Mathews, ). The latter organizations are variable and heterogeneous actors. NGOs engage in for example advocacy, mobilize public support, conduct legal, scientific, technical international NGO peacebuilding in . Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have emerged as crucial actors in peacebuilding processes in post-conflict zones, contributing to the liberal state building project. NGOs, like any other organizations, have certain strengths and weaknesses, and face tradeoffs and contradictions in peacebuilding. Given increasing NGO experience in peacemaking and peacebuilding, this volume examines their.

    Review – Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs Roger Mac Ginty, Nov 8 , Features This book by Max Stephenson Jr. and Laura Zanotti discusses the contribution that NGOs, and civil society more generally, can make to peacebuilding.   The Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding One term but different meanings of peacebuilding: The term peacebuilding is currently used as: (i) synonymous with the Conflict Transformation School; and (ii) an overarching term to describe the entire field of conflict prevention and management, and the sustainability of peace processes.

    T1 - Peacebuilding and NGOs. T2 - state-civil society interactions. AU - Hercus, Courtney. PY - Y1 - N2 - Book review of 'Peacebuilding and NGOs: state-civil society interactions' by Ryerson Christie, London, Routledge, , pp., ISBN Author: Courtney Hercus.   Due to the inadequacies of first generation approaches, it is evident that an approach to peacebuilding needs to be based upon just political orders .


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Peacebuilding through community-based NGOs by Max O. Stephenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

‘Peacebuilding through community-based NGOs’ is a fine example of a book able to bring together the strengths of both approaches. It includes three case studies that are clearly grounded in in-depth research, yet it also manages to illuminate key challenges for peacebuilders more broadly.

NGOs, International Governance, and the Neoliberal Peacebuilding Consensus. Providing Services and Building the State Amid a Cacophony of International Aid: Partners In Health, Haiti. Implementing the Liberal Peace, Hardening Conflict Identities: Women in Black–Serbia.

This means that the roles of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the impact of attempting to nurture Northern forms of civil society is often overlooked.

Focusing on the case of Cambodia, this book seeks to examine the assumptions underlying peacebuilding policies in order to highlight the reliance on a particular, linear reading of Cited by: NGOs, international governance and the neoliberal peacebuilding consensus --Providing services and building the state amid a cacophony of international aid: Partners in Health, Haiti --Implementing the liberal peace, hardening conflict identities: Women in Black, Serbia --Revealing conflict narratives in pursuit of peace: exploring the peacebuilding efforts of the Community Foundation for Northern.

This means that the roles of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the impact of attempting to nurture Northern forms of civil society is often overlooked.

Focusing on the case of Cambodia, this book seeks to examine the assumptions underlying peacebuilding policies in order to highlight the reliance on a particular, linear reading of European / North American by:   Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities by Max Stephenson Jr.

and Laura Zanotti is a slim and accessible work that discusses the contribution that NGOs, and civil society more generally, can make to peacebuilding. It has a brief introduction, three case study chapters (on organizations in Haiti, Serbia and Northern Ireland), and a brief conclusion.

In Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities, Professors Stephenson and Zanotti attempt to explore the role that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are undertaking in promoting international peace, security, and development in the context of post-conflict societies.

Using the examples of NGOs in Haiti, Serbia, and Northern Ireland, the authors. Available in hardcover, paperback and e-book formats.

Peacebuilding through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities. With Laura Zanotti. Sterling, Va.: Kumarian Press, ISBN Available in hardcover and paperback formats.

Monographs Exploring Low-Income Housing Delivery Systems: Roles of Nonprofit Organizations in theFile Size: KB. Peacebuilding through Community-Based NGOs takes on the important subject of local NGOs’ roles in peacebuilding, examining three organizations in detail.

Outside of the peacebuilding literature, the recognition that conflict is not uniform and that local conflicts may diverge from national cleavages has been articulated most clearly by Autesserre (, ) and Kalyvas Cited by: 1.

organizations (NGOs), which fulfill a pivotal role in terms of establishing and maintaining essential services, assisting the refugee and internally displaced populations and helping to strengthen societies. The NGO sector is gaining importance in the framework of official aidFile Size: KB.

Impact of Community Peacebuilding. Community peacebuilding is both a social and structural process. It is a participatory, bottom-up approach, founded on the premise that people are the best resources for building and sustaining peace.

Community peacebuilding can be achieved through strengthening the capacity of community-based institutions. In the midst of conflict-ridden situations worldwide, development projects have the potential to promote reconciliation and build peace.

Participatory development projects that involve the input and governance from and implementation by the community. 2 Role of Local Government in Peacebuilding Building Capacity for Peace and Unity: The Role of Local Government in Peacebuilding and community-based organizations and NGOs active at the local level.

As a result, municipal governments are better able to respond to theFile Size: 1MB. NGOs working in various fields, but particularly women’s rights, peacebuilding, arts, and culture were instrumental in opening up the space for local activism.

Sonia Alvarez states that NGOs can have a “hybrid character”, meaning that some NGOs can be more like grassroots movements, since they direct their resources towards consciousness-raising and mobilization (Alvarez).

This book will be essential reading for students of peace studies, con flict studies and con flict resolution. It will also be of interest and use to practitioners in con flict resolution and NGOs, as well as policymakers and diplomats.

Charles Webel is currently Fulbright Senior. THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN PEACEBUILDING: LESSONS FROM THE TEGLA LORUPE PEACE FOUNDATION Harriet JepchumbaKidombo (PhD) Student ID. Essay Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Post Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution Skills of Coventry University, Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies January Civil Society and Peacebuilding.

the non-governmental organization. Community-based surveillance efforts should be encouraged to inform the development of relevant prevention strategies. concepts through relevant humanitarian networks and Google and directly visited the websites and downloaded documents of NGOs known to the team and suggested by other researchers and practitioners in both ¢elds.

The search strategy used to ¢nd these con-cepts (see Table 1) and the variations was through the following structure: (OR Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities Max Stephenson and Laura Zanotti The authors draw on case studies from Haiti, Serbia, and Northern Ireland to highlight the range of ways that NGOs are involved in postconflict reconstruction efforts.

She published in numerous leading academic journals. Zanotti has also co-authored and co-edited two books (with Max Stephenson), entitled Peacebuilding through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities, Kumarian, and Building Walls and Dissolving Borders (see below).Author: Laura Zanotti, Max O.

Stephenson, Marcy H. Schnitzer. where NGOs can offer a contribution to peacebuilding, I can ask what role international funders, including INGOs can have in facilitating peacebuilding through support for NGOs. I have never studied or experienced war or violent conflict.

I know something of social conflict between interested parties on a local or micro scale. I know something.actors in peacekeeping and peacebuilding to encompass community-based NGOs and ad hoc community organizations.

Moreover, it points to the positive role of civil non-state.Downloadable! Non-government organisations (NGOs) have become increasingly involved in the international response to armed conflict, some aiming to mitigate the effects of war and others to help end the violence.

But what impacts do they have, and how could they be improved? A project of INTRAC, UK and the International Peace Academy, USA, looks at the role of international and national NGOs Author: Jonathan Goodhand.