Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2021

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780197530351

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The Frontlines of Peace

An Insider's Guide to Changing the World

Severine Autesserre and Foreword by Leymah Gbowee

  • Written in a friendly and accessible voice by a leading authority on peacebuilding with over 20 years of experience working in and conducting research on international aid throughout the world
  • Draws on in-depth field research in 12 different conflict zones, comparisons with social initiatives in North America and Europe, and interviews with peacebuilders, warlords, victims, survivors, politicians, and local civilians
  • Focuses on success stories in an ultimately positive and hopeful narrative that encourages readers of all backgrounds to create peace in their own communities
  • Challenges popular beliefs and scholarly ideas about war, peace, and conflict resolution that the diplomatic elite and the general public alike take as fact

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