From Pacification to Peacebuilding: A Call to Global Transformation

From Pacification to Peacebuilding: A Call to Global Transformation

Diana Francis


Does clash transformation paintings? Diana Francis experiences advancements within the box over the last two decades. She recognises that it has helped these engulfed in violent clash to reply constructively, but additionally warns that the genuine requirement for peace is a world rejection of militarism.

In an unique and radical research, Francis argues that the dominant tradition of energy, resting on coercion and violence, has to be displaced by way of the rules of interdependence, kindness and nonviolent unity. this can be the one means that pacification - efforts to dominate and keep watch over - could be changed via real peacebuilding. She calls upon peacemakers all over the world to embody and enhance the perform of nonviolent energy, rejecting the tradition and associations of struggle and dealing with hobbies world wide for worldwide demilitarisation and ‘positive peace’.

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