Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching in a collegial environment, analysing and investigating processes of conflict and conflict resolution in the construction of long term peace. CPCS develops academic knowledge of peace and conflict grounded in the experiences of people, places and history. It facilitates dialogue between individuals, groups or communities who are concerned with conditions of positive peace, with reference to interpersonal relationships, community relations, within organisations and nations, or relative to international relations.
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(University of St Andrews, 2014-03) - ThesisDespite recent scholarly attention, the phenomenon of resistance in post-conflict environments remains largely under-conceptualized. This represents a major shortcoming in the theory and praxis of post-conflict peacebuilding ...
Practicing peacebuilding differently : a legal empowerment project, a randomised control trial and practical hybridity in Liberia (University of St Andrews, 2014-05-30) - ThesisHybridity, as it is currently understood in the Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) and International Relations (IR) literature, is defined by the complex interactions between ‘the liberal peace’ and ‘the local’. However, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2013) - ThesisCritics of the liberal peace point out that the imposition of liberal democratic structures of governance through United Nations Peacekeeping Operations has not led to a sustainable peace being built. In reply, supporters ...