Disarming Conflict

Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield

Author/Illustrator/Editor: Ernie Regehr

“A masterpiece highly recommended to commanders-in-chief, diplomats, and peacemakers.” – Ambassador Bethuel A Kiplagat

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority have ended in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that led to the war still unresolved. In Disarming Conflict famed peace activist Ernie Regehr shows that force cannot simply override or transcend the social, political and economic realities of conflict. War prevention, Regehr argues, is more successful when security policies address the conditions that most directly affect people’s lives and that are most instrumental in generating deep grievances and the despairing conclusion that there are no alternatives to violence. Disarming Conflict sets out approaches, initiatives and policies that steer away from futile fighting and promote non-military efforts towards “winning the peace.”

Publisher
Between the Lines
DateISBNBISAC CodeThemaRights available
20159781771131643POL034000, POL001000, HIS037000, POL012000World rights available excluding World English
LanguageFormatSizePricePages
EnglishPaperback / softback6 x 9C$27.95232