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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Intentional Communities

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

An intentional community is frequently defined as a self-contained, planned community that attempts to pursue a peaceful ideal, as opposed to a community created and run without an...

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Intentional Communities

Rob Breton.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1642 words.

An intentional community is frequently defined as a self-contained, planned community that attempts to pursue a peaceful ideal, as opposed

Diaspora Communities

Jolle Demmers.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2041 words.

The study of the formation and action of diaspora communities is crucial to understanding contemporary violent conflict. At first sight

Diaspora Communities

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The study of the formation and action of diaspora communities is crucial to understanding contemporary violent conflict. At first sight there is nothing new about diasporas supporting...

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Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland

Michael Fryer.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 731 words.

The Corrymeela Community is an ecumenical Christian community whose objective is the promotion of reconciliation and peacebuilding through the healing

European Community as Peaceful Model

Terrence R. Guay.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2174 words.

The European Community (EC) is an international organization founded with the objective of bringing peace to Europe. Since its founding,

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Faith-Based

Jeffrey D. Pugh.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1978 words.

As faith-based community peacebuilding initiatives proliferate around the world, the distinction between peacemaking and peacebuilding is important to understand. Peacemaking

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Faith-Based

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

As faith-based community peacebuilding initiatives proliferate around the world, the distinction between peacemaking and peacebuilding is important to understand. Peacemaking means defusing...

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Epistemic Communities

Christopher Marcoux.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1134 words.

In a world marked by increasing interdependence, sovereign states have increasingly found it necessary to coordinate their responses to common

Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Local NGOs and

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

With the shift from traditional peacekeeping approaches, intended to stop direct violence, toward longer-term peacebuilding processes, aimed at addressing the root causes of armed conflict...

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Community Peacebuilding Initiatives, Local NGOs and

Cécile Mouly.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1778 words.

With the shift from traditional peacekeeping approaches, intended to stop direct violence, toward longer-term peacebuilding processes, aimed at addressing the

Corrymeela

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Near Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, established in 1965 as a Christian community promoting reconciliation between Catholic and Protestant.

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African Peace Traditions

Sultan Somjee.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1855 words.

There are a great many distinct ethnic communities in Africa and while there are variations in their peace heritages, there

Chávez, César

J. Craig Jenkins.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1302 words.

César Chávez (1927–1993) was a labor union organizer, civil rights activist, community organizer, and theorist of nonviolent direct

Court of Justice, International

Joseph M. Siracusa.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2404 words.

One of the most important efforts in the community of nations to establish the rule of law in the settlement

Ethnic Conflict, Reintegration of

Cynthia L. Irvin.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2408 words.

In recent decades, the international community has engaged in a wide range of activities, from brokering peace agreements (Bell 2000

Food and the Role of Food Aid

Martina Kaller-Dietrich.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2159 words.

Historically, most ethnic groups, peoples, communities, and cultures have developed their own ideas and practices of peace. These have been

Interstate War, Origins and Prognoses of

Francis A. Beer.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 3069 words.

Historical records show that war and peace have existed as long as there have been political communities; and interstate war

Latin America, Social Justice Movements of

Roger Burbach and Adam Sgrenci.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2599 words.

Demands for social justice are rarely unambiguous. Worldwide we have seen small communities, large organizations, and national governments struggle at

Limits to Force

Ernie Regehr.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 2657 words.

The international community neither promised nor ruled out the resort to military force when, in the final document of the