This much--needed handbook offers conflict resolution professionals working (or planning to work) in foreign countries a critical, step--by--step guide for dealing with difficult and potentially dangerous disputes in other nations. The editors, John Paul Lederach and Janice Moomaw Jenner, have gathered a stellar panel of seasoned experts who illustrate how to approach international peacebuilding with effective actions and approaches gained through experience that will contribute ultimately to a more positive outcome. Based on the experience of the contributors-- work as global peace brokers, the book includes a wide array of guidelines, pragmatic approaches, and models of constructive, culturally appropriate ways to respond to conflict.
John Paul Lederach is professor of international peacebuilding at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and a Distinguished Scholar at Eastern Mennonite University's Conflict Transformation Program. Janice Moomaw Jenner is the director of the Institute for Justice and Peacebuilding, the practice arm of the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University.