Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Peace Agreements and Human Rights

by Christine Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199270961

ISBN-13: 9780199270965

Pub. Date: 01/29/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book examines the place of human rights in peace agreements against the backdrop of international legal provision. The introductory analysis draws on a review of many peace agreements, while the body of the book focuses on the peace agreements in four cases: South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, and Bosnia. It addresses the phenomenon of the

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Overview

This book examines the place of human rights in peace agreements against the backdrop of international legal provision. The introductory analysis draws on a review of many peace agreements, while the body of the book focuses on the peace agreements in four cases: South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, and Bosnia. It addresses the phenomenon of the post-cold war peace process, the types of agreements that are typically produced, and the typical role of human rights in those agreements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199270965
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/29/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Peace processes, Peace Agreements, and Human Rights: What are They?
3. From Conflict to Peace? South Africa and Northern Ireland
4. From Conflict to Peace: Israel/Palestine and Bosnia-Herzegovina
5. Getting to Yes? negotiating Self-Determination
6. But What was the Question? Evaluating the Deal
7. Building for the Future: Human Rights Institutions
8. Undoing the Past: Refugees, Land, and Possession
9. Dealing with the Past: Prisoners, Accountability, and 'Truth'
10. 'Back to the Future': Human Rights and Peace Agreements
Appendix: A Decade of Peace Agreements, (with Elizabeth Craig)
References
Index

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