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Knowledge for Peace

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Knowledge for Peace

Transitional Justice and the Politics of Knowledge in Theory and Practice

9781789905342 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Briony Jones, Associate Professor of International Development and Deputy Director, Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development (WICID), Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, UK and Ulrike Lühe, Researcher, swisspeace and the University of Basel, Switzerland
Publication Date: February 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78990 534 2 Extent: c 288 pp
Combining the knowledge and experience of leading international researchers, practitioners and policy consultants, Knowledge for Peace discusses how we identify, claim and contest the knowledge we have in relation to designing and analysing peacebuilding and transitional justice programmes. Exploring how knowledge in the field is produced, and by whom, the book examines the research-policy-practice nexus, both empirically and conceptually, as an important part of the politics of knowledge production.

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Combining the knowledge and experience of leading international researchers, practitioners and policy consultants, Knowledge for Peace discusses how we identify, claim and contest the knowledge we have in relation to designing and analysing peacebuilding and transitional justice programmes. Exploring how knowledge in the field is produced, and by whom, the book examines the research-policy-practice nexus, both empirically and conceptually, as an important part of the politics of knowledge production.

This unique book centres around two core themes: that processes of producing knowledge are imbued with knowledge politics, and that research-policy-practice interaction characterises the politics of knowledge and transitional justice. Investigating the realities of, and suggested improvements for, knowledge production and policy making processes as well as research partnerships, this book demonstrates that knowledge is contingent, subjective and shaped by relationships of power, affecting what is even imagined to be possible in research, policy and practice.

Providing empirical insights into previously under-researched case studies, this thought-provoking book will be an illuminating read for scholars and students of transitional justice, peacebuilding, politics and sociology.
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Contributors include: S. Bigirimana, G. Fokou, L. Goetschel, B.T. Halistoprak, B. Jones, W. Lambourne, K.H. Logo, U. Lühe, T. Masiya, L. Moro, S.A.Y. N’Da, S. Njeru, D. Wouters

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