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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Public Peace Process

Oops. That should be Harold H. Saunders.    (01)

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From: "Peter Jones" <ppj@concept67.fsnet.co.uk>
To: <ba-unrev-talk@bootstrap.org>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 7:52 PM
Subject: [ba-unrev-talk] Public Peace Process    (02)

> Hi,
> Has anyone on the list read
> A Public Peace Process
> by
> Harold M. Saunders ?
> ISBN: 0312293380
> "Synopsis
> Many of the deep-rooted human conflicts that seize our attention today
> are not ready for formal mediation and negotiation. People do not
> negotiate about identity, fear, historic grievance and injustice.
> Sustained dialogue provides a space where citizens outside government
> can change their conflictual relationships. Governments can negotiate
> binding agreements and enforce and implement them, but only citizens
> change human relationships. Governments have long had their tools of
> diplomacy mediation, negotiation, force, and allocation of resources.
> This work provides citizens outside government with their own
> for transforming conflict. The author outlines a systematic approach
> citizens to use in reducing racial, ethnic and other deep-rooted
> tensions in their countries, communities and organizations."
> The copy I saw briefly looked good but I would be interested in the
> opinions/reviews of others.
> TIA,
> --
> Peter
>    (03)