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

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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