Ethics for Peacebuilders: A Practical Guide (Peace and Security in the 21st Century) (Paperback)

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This book provides guidance for structuring ethical reflection as well as analytical tools to get to the heart of issues quickly. It is designed to help practitioners engage ethically in applied peacebuilding and conflict transformation and to help students aspiring to be peacebuilders think about ethics. It discusses ethics and morality, significant barriers to ethical deliberations in applied work, moral theories, creative problem-solving for situations when moral values conflict, and the need for healthy ethical organizations. Throughout, concrete examples, scenarios, and discussion questions help draw out key issues to improve peacebuilding practices. Detailed case studies include peacebuilding initiatives in East Timor, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, and more. Written by an experienced practitioner, the book will help identify and analyze ethical problems and resolve moral value conflicts to create healthy practices. It will provide valuable guidance for thinking ethically about peacebuilding work and handling the specific dilemmas related to it.

About the Author

Reina C. Neufeldt is a Consultant on Peacebuilding Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, and Assistant Professor in Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo, Canada.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781442264922
ISBN-10: 1442264926
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: August 9th, 2016
Pages: 186
Language: English
Series: Peace and Security in the 21st Century