The Transformation of Peace

  • Oliver P. Richmond

Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-19
  3. Approaches to Peace

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
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  4. Constructing the Liberal Peace

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
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  5. Reflecting on the Concepts of Peace

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 231-286

About this book


This book examines the transformation of the discourse and praxis of peace, from its early beginnings in the literature on war and power, to the development of intellectual and theoretical discourses of peace, contrasting this with the development of practical approaches to peace, and examining the intellectual and policy evolution regarding peace.


Governance Peace Peacebuilding

Authors and affiliations

  • Oliver P. Richmond
    • 1
  1. 1.School of International RelationsUniversity of St. AndrewsUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-55407-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-50507-0
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