Cross-cutting challenges

How can one address and mainstream these cross-cutting challenges relevant to all conflict interventions, such as power and power asymmetry, justice, fostering social change, cultural diversity, traditional values and methods, gender, nonviolence, human rights and security?

Handbook Articles:

  • Larissa Fast: Security and Risk Management for Peacebuilding Organisations. 2014. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Michelle Parlevliet: Human Rights and Conflict Transformation: Towards a More Integrated Approach. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Véronique Dudouet: Nonviolent Resistance and Conflict Transformation in Power Asymmetries. 2008. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Volker Boege: Potential and Limits of Traditional Approaches in Peacebuilding. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Christopher R. Mitchell: Conflict, Change and Conflict Resolution. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Cilja Harders: Gender Relations, Violence and Conflict Transformation. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Diana Francis: New Thoughts on Power: Closing the Gap between Theory and Action. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Diana Francis: Culture, Power Asymmetries and Gender in Conflict Transformation. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Michelle LeBaron: Transforming Cultural Conflict in an Age of Complexity. 2001. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Kevin Clements: Towards Conflict Transformation and a Just Peace. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >

Also of interest:

  • Véronique Dudouet (Ed.): Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation: Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle. 2015. London: Routledge. Paperback 2015. Book >
  • Véronique Dudouet & Beatrix Schmelzle (Eds.): Human Rights and Conflict Transformation. The Challenges of Just Peace. 2010. Handbook Dialogue Series No. 9 - complete. Hardcopy >
  • Gregor Maass: Reflecting on Risk and Security Management: A learning case based on the experience of the Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies in Sri Lanka. 2008. Berlin. Hardcopy >