Lester R. Kurtz is professor of sociology at George Mason University. He is the editor of the three-volume "Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict." Lee A. Smithey is associate professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College. He is the author of "Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland."
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