Resources

CHRCR has compiled a preliminary list of resources which examine the intersection between theories of and approaches to human rights and conflict resolution. We welcome the suggestion of articles, reports, books and other publications that should be added to the list.

To request an addition, please contact chrcr@tufts.edu.

Theory


Philip Alston, "Peace As A Human Right, In Human Rights In The World Community: Issues And Action 198", (Richard Pierre Claude & Burns Weston, Eds. 1992).
Though this article makes no explicit references to "conflict resolution", its central thesis certainly implicates the larger struggle between human rights and conflict resolution. The question posed is a theoretical one, examining the extent to which a fundamental right to peace can be understood as a "viable juridical proposition" and secure from dangers of indeterminacy within the present framework on international law. At bottom, a right to peace implicitly suggests a very familial connection between human rights and conflict resolution strategies, but does little in resolving the battle between norms now arguably housed together within the human rights system: justice and peace.

General Case Studies


John Burton, "Conflict: Human Needs Theory" (1990).

Nicholas Tavuchis, "Mea Culpa: A Sociology Of Apology And Reconciliation (1991).