Mitigating Conflict

Mitigating Conflict : The Role of NGOs

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This title examines the roles and new opportunities arising from the increasing participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in peace-making, peacekeeping and peace-building processes, both formal and informal, state-sponsored and unofficial. Drawing on both academic experts and activists, this study brings together contributions from those who have observed how NGOs have sought to reflect civil society concerns, provide humanitarian relief, monitor compliance with international norms and treaty requirements, and disseminate information of concern to advocacy networks. A critical appraisal of the opportunities and constraints of NGOs is provided alongside the examination of the NGOs role in the "new agendas" for more

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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 150 x 220 x 22mm | 381.02g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Frank Cass Publishers
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0714654302
  • 9780714654300

About Henry F. Carey

Henry F. Carey is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, where he teaches law and organization, as well as East European Politics. He has edited books and special journal issues on national reconciliation, NGOs and the Rule of Law and Romanian Politics. He is Vice President of the Society for Romanian Studies, Co-chair of the Law and Society section and chair of the Haiti section of the Latin American Studies Association, and on the nominating committee of the Human Rights section of the American Political Science Association. Oliver P. Richmond is a Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews and specialises in various aspects of conflict theory. He has published on aspects of the role of UN peacekeeping, international mediation, conflict resolution, NGOs, ethnic conflict and conflict more

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