Peacebuilding and Spatial Transformation: Peace, Space and by Annika Bjorkdahl,Stefanie Kappler,Johan Galtung

By Annika Bjorkdahl,Stefanie Kappler,Johan Galtung

This ebook investigates peacebuilding in post-conflict situations through analysing the hyperlink among peace, area and place.

By targeting the case reviews of Cyprus, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Northern eire and South Africa, the ebook presents a spatial interpreting of company in peacebuilding contexts. It conceptualises peacebuilding employer in post-conflict landscapes as located among position (material locality) and area (the imaginary counterpart of place), analysing the ways that peacebuilding service provider could be learn as a spatial perform. Investigating a couple of post-conflict circumstances, this e-book outlines infrastructures of strength and company as they're manifested in spatial perform. It demonstrates how spatial service provider can take the shape of conflict and exclusion at the one hand, but in addition of transformation in the direction of peace over the years nonetheless. in contrast historical past, the ebook argues that organisation drives place-making and space-making procedures. as a result, transformative strategies in post-conflict societies could be understood as materialising during the lively use and transformation of area and place.

This ebook may be of curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, peace and clash experiences, human geography and IR in general.

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