Table of Contents. List of Figures. List of Tables. List of Boxes. List of Maps. Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Abbreviations. Part I: Contemporary Conflict Resolution. 1. Introduction to Conflict resolution: Concepts and Definitions.'. 2. Conflict Resolution: Origins, Foundations and Development of the Field. 3. Statistics of Deadly Quarrels. 4. Understanding Contemporary Conflict. 5. Preventing Violent Conflict. 6. Containing Violent Conflict: Peacekeeping. 7. Ending Violent Conflict: Peacemaking. 8. Post-War Reconstruction. 9. Peacebuilding. 10. Reconciliation. PART II: Cosmopolitan Conflict Resolution. 11. Terror and Global Justice. 12. Gender in Conflict Resolution. 13. The Ethics of Intervention. 14. Dialogue, Discource and Disagreement. 15. Culture, Religion and Conflict Resolution. 16. Future Directions: Towards Cosmopolitan Conflict Resolution. Notes. References. Index.