In Quality Peace, leading peace researcher Peter Wallensteen offers a broad analysis of peacebuilding, isolating what does and not work when settling conflicts. The book uses statistical analysis to compare two war outcomes-negotiated settlement and victory- in the post-Cold War era
Peter Wallensteen is a pioneer in peace research, having worked in the field since the 1960s. He was a founder of the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and the first holder of the Dag Hammarskjold chair in peace research in Sweden in 1985. He directed the Uppsala Conflict Data Program, which has become a leading provider of data on armed conflict and other forms of organized violence around the world. Since 2006, Wallensteen has served as the Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame.