Stephen Baranyi is an associate professor of international development & global studies at the University of Ottawa. Contributors: Wenche Hauge, Carolina Hunguana, Herard Jadotte, Gabriel Aguilera Peralta, Yves-Francois Pierre, Kristiana Powell, Pamela Scholey, Khalil Shikaki, Eduardo J. Sitoe, Arne Strand, Jane Murphy Thomas, Beate Thoresen, Jayadeva Uyangoda, and Omar Zakhilwal.
Preface 1 Introduction: What kind of peace is possible in the post-9/11 era? / Stephen Baranyi 2 Peace in Guatemala: Settling for what seems possible of aiming for what is desirable / Gabriel Aguilera Peralta 3 Decentralization and sustainable peacebuilding in Mozambique: Bringing the elements together again / Eduardo J. Sitoe and Carolina Hunguana 4 Local governance and sustainable peace: the Haitian case / Herard Jadotte and Yves-Francois Pierre 5 Palestine 1993-2006: Failed peacebuilding, insecurity and poor governance / Khalil Shikaki 6 Afghanistan: What kind of peace? The role of rural development in peacebuilding / Omar Zakhilwal and Jane Murphy Thomas 7 Transition from Civil War to Peace: Challenges for Peace-building in Sri Lanka / Jayadeva Uyangoda 8 The fate of former combatants in Guatemala: Spoilers or agents for change? / Wenche Hauge and Beate Thoresen 9 Fighting for peace? Former combatants and the Afghan peace process / Arne Strand 10 Considering the international DDR experience and spoiling: Lessons for Palestine / Pamela Scholey and Khalil Shikaki 11 Conclusions / Stephen Baranyi and Kristiana Powell References Index