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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

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


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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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Part I Introduction, Theoretical Approach, and Methodology

1 Introduction

Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld

2 Theory and Methodology

Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld

Part II Histories of the Three Conflicts

Part III Peace and Conflict‐Resolution Organizations in the Four Locales Studied

Part IV Comparative Analysis of P/CROs


Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld