October 25, 2007

Book Review - Quest for Viable Peace

The Quest for Viable Peace: International Intervention and Strategies for Conflict Transformation
ed. by Jock Covey, Michael J. Dziedzic, and Leonard R. Hawley
JZ 5538 .Q47 2005

This collection of essays looks at responsibility and processes involved in establishing lasting peace. Early chapters address the historical background and military intervention preceding peace establishment efforts. The remaining chapters examine factors that must be considered and processes that could be used in order for a viable peace effort. Among these, strategies are provided to help smooth the transition from conflict to peace.