Books on PBI and nonviolent action. In the UK, you can purchase many of these books from Housmans bookstore.
- Side by Side A 'tactical notebook' about international protective accompaniment, developed for the New Tactics in Human Rights Project, by Liam Mahony.
- Civilian Peacekeeping: Reducing Violence and Making Space for Democracy, by Lisa Schirch. Life and Peace Institute, 2005, Uppsala, Sweden.
- Taking a Stand: A Guide to Peace Teams and Accompaniment Projects, by Elizabeth Boardman, New Society Publishers, 2005.
"serves as a manual for the growing number of conscientious people considering becoming part of nonviolent interventions in conflict regions abroad. Through first-person accounts, Elizabeth Boardman gives readers a feel for what motivates people to make such a commitment for peace and justice, and what such an experience might be like."
- Experiences Nonviolents En Haïti, edited by M. Allenbach, G. Danroc, and J. Stoerk, 2001, in French only at this time.
- Nonviolent Intervention Across Borders: A Recurrent Vision, edited by Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan and Tom Weber, Spark Matsunaga Institute of Peace, distributed by the University of Hawaii Press, 2000.
- Unarmed Bodyguards: International Accompaniment for the Protection of Human Rights, by Liam Mahony and Luis Enrique Eguren, Kumarian Press, 1997.
- Gandhi's Peace Army: The Shanti Sena and Unarmed Peacekeeping by Tom Weber, Syracuse University Press, 1996. Discusses "Peace Brigades" and their relationship to Gandhian nonviolence.
- Nonviolent Action in El Salvador, by Barbara MacQuarrie, in G MacQueen (ed): Unarmed Forces, Science for Peace / Samuels Stevens, Toronto, 1992.
- Soldier of Peace, by Mark Shephard, in Gandhi Today: The Story of Mahatma Gandhi's Successors, Seven Locks Press, Washington DC, 1987.
- En Busca de Dignidad Produced by Miriam Seemann, Nina Brodowski, and Jonny Muller-Goldenstedt, 2005. Available from PBI/USA
- In the Company of Fear Director, Velcrow Ripper. VHS and DVD. Reel-Myth Productions, 1999. Available from PBI/USA
- Unarmed Commitment, a 29 minute video about Peace Brigades International in Guatemala by Cort Washington, Cort Washington Productions (310-312-8806), 1994.
- Nonpartisanship, Interventionism and Legality in Accompaniment: Comparative Analyses of Peace Brigades International, Christian Peacemaker Teams, and the International Solidarity Movement By Patrick G. Coy. The International Journal of Human Rights. 2012
- The Privilege Problematic in International Nonviolent Accompaniment’s Early Decades: Peace Brigades International Confronts the Use of Racism By Patrick G. Coy. The Journal of Religion, Conflict and Peace. Volume 4. Issue 2, Spring 2011
- Protecting Human Rights: The Dynamics of International Nonviolent Accompaniment by Peace Brigades International in Sri Lanka, by Patrick G. Coy, Ph.D. dissertation, Syracuse University, 1997.
- Shared Risks and Research Dilemmas on a Peace Brigades International Team in Sri Lanka, by Patrick G. Coy, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Vol. 30, No. 5, October, 2001.
- Negotiating Identity and Danger Under the Gun: Consensus Decision Making on a Peace Brigades International Teams, by Patrick G. Coy, in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Volume 24, edited by Patrick G. Coy, Oxford: Elsevier Science/JAI Press, 2002.
- Cooperative Accompaniment and Peace Brigades International in Sri Lanka, by Patrick G. Coy, in Transnational Social Movements and Global Politics: Solidarity Beyond the State, Jackie Smith, Charles Chatfield, and Ron Pagnucco, eds., Syracuse University Press, 1997.
- Protective Accompaniment: How Peace Brigades International Secures Political Space and Human Rights Nonviolently by Patrick G. Coy, in Nonviolence: Social and Psychological Issues, V.K. Kool, ed., University Press of America, 1993.
- Los observadores internacionales como medio de intervención en conflictos: analisis y perspectivas by Luis Enrique Eguren, Revista de Conflictologia, no. 1, Barcelona 2000. (On the role of international observers as third party interveners in conflict.)
- Acompañamiento in Colombia: international human rights protection of internally displaced people by Luis Enrique Eguren, Forced Migration Review No. 4, April 1999.
also available in Spanish: Acompañamiento en Colombia: la protección internacional de los derechos humanos de la población desplazada interna, Revista de Migraciones Forzosas, n° 4, Abril 1999.
- Redefining Acceptable Norms of Military Behavior by Liam Mahony, Peace Review, 9 (1997): 233-236
- International Accompaniment for the Protection of Human Rights: Objectives, Strategies and Scenarios, by Liam Mahony and Luis Enrique Eguren, George Mason University, USA, 1996.
- Transnational Social Movement Organizations in the Global Political Arena, Jackie Smith, Ron Pagnucco and Winnie Romeril. Working Paper Series, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. Presented at 5th Annual Peace Studies Association Conference. State College, PA. March 11-13, 1993. Published in Voluntas, 5:2, 121-154 1994.
- From Maude Royden's Peace Army to the Gulf Peace Team: An Assessment of Unarmed Interpositionary Peace Forces, Thomas Weber, Journal of Peace Research, vol.30, no.1, pp.45-64, 1993.
Selected Journal Articles
- We Use It But We Try Not to Abuse It: Nonviolent Accompaniment and the Use of Privilege by Peace Brigades International, by Patrick Coy in American Sociological Association, Washington, D. C., August 13, 2000.
- Expanding the role of international civilian observers by Luis Enrique Eguren, published in Peace News, November 2000.
- Social Change and the Outsider, by Alan Dixon, in The Canadian Friend, Jan/Feb 1996.
- Going Where We Otherwise Would Not Have Gone: Accompaniment and Election Monitoring in Sri Lanka, by Patrick G. Coy, Fellowship, Sept./Oct., 1995.
- PBI and Nonviolent Action by Piet Dijkstra, Gandhi Marg vol.8, no.7., pp.391-406, 1986.
- Transnational Action for Peace by Daniel Clark in Transnational Perspectives pp 7-11 of Volume 9, Number 4, 1983.
- Friends and International Peace Brigades by Daniel Clark in Friends World News pp 8-10, No. 120 1983.
On the Web
- Peace Brigades International - Roots and Early Years, by Daniel N. Clark
Daniel Clark was one of the eleven founders of PBI and served as its first International Secretary as well as organiser and first director of the Central America Project. This 40-page article covers: his pursuit of the idea of peace brigades among Quakers, the founding conference of PBI at Grindstone Island in September 1981, PBI's first organisational steps, project explorations in Central America, the first Directorate Meeting and Conference in Bergen in 1982, the first team to Guatemala, the Nicaraguan Border Brigade and the International Directorate Meeting and Conference in Mexico City in 1983.