Human Rights and Conflict
|Title||Human Rights and Conflict|
|Subtitle / Series Title||Exploring the Links Between Rights, Law, and Peacebuilding|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Helsing, J, Mertus, J|
|Number of Pages||536 pp.|
|Publisher||USIP Press Books|
The relationship between human rights and conflict is dynamic, complex, and powerful, constantly shaping and reshaping the course of both peace and war. Yet, despite its importance, our understanding of this relationship has long been fragmentary, chiefly because three different schools of thought - human rights, conflict resolution, and international law - have offered three different and often contradictory perspectives.