Conflict Transformation Across Cultures
National Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
Kevin Clements, PhD, is currently the Director of the National Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Otago University in New Zealand. Dr. Clements comes to Otago from the University of Queensland, were he was a professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Director of the Australian Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. From 1999-2003 he served as the Secretary General of International Alert, and was Director of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University from 1994-99. Dr. Clements has been a regular consultant to a variety of organizations and individuals on disarmament, arms control and conflict resolution. His publications on conflict transformation, peace building, preventative diplomacy and sustainable development include: From Right to Left in Development Theory; Peace, Culture and Society: Trans National Research Perspectives; Peace and Security in the Asia Pacific Region, and Building International Community.
Read Kevin's article "Practice political jujitsu to promote human security."
This article originally appeared in New Routes: A Journal of Peace Research and Action, Volume 10 Number 4 2005 Published by the Life & Peace Institute reprinted with permission (c) 2006.
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