Book: Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding
Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Daniel Philpott
All over the world the practice of peacebuilding is beset with common dilemmas: peace versus justice, religious versus secular approaches, individual versus structural justice, reconciliation versus retribution, and the harmonization of the sheer multiplicity of practices involved in repairing past harms. Progress toward the resolution of these dilemmas requires far more than reforming institutions and practices; rather, it requires clear thinking about the more basic questions: What is justice? And how is it related to the building of peace?