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Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld


Peace and conflict‐resolution organizations (P/CROs) are civil society organizations dedicated to resolving protracted conflicts. Teams of local researchers coordinated by an international advisory board, investigate the characteristics, roles, similarities, and differences of P/CROs in South Africa, Northern Ireland, and Israel/Palestine in the last third of the twentieth century. Comparative research of this sort throws up definitional, conceptual, and methodological difficulties. A historical overview of the three conflicts reveals shared features: disputes over land; forced settlements; et ... More

Keywords: historical overview, Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, P/CRO activities, P/CRO impact, P/CRO similarities, peace and conflict‐resolution organizations (P/CROs), South Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780195125924
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195125924.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin Gidron, editor
Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva

Stanley N. Katz, editor
Princeton University
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Yeheskel Hasenfeld, editor
UCLA School of Public Policy
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