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- Westview Press 2011; US$ 48.00
The only single-volume history that analyzes the most significant revolutions of the past century, now updated with new material on Islamic revolutionary movements and Latin American democratic revolutions more...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 47.00
A comprehensive and contemporary examination of the United Nations, using a thematic approach to explore the UN's role in three core issues in international relations: international peace and security; human rights and humanitarian affairs; and building peace through sustainable development. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Sánchez-Cacicedo provides a critique of liberal peacebuilding approaches and of international interventions in statebuilding processes, questioning how 'global' these initiatives are, using case studies from the Asian region including Sri Lanka and Myanmar. more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 38.00
Peacebuilding in conflict-prone or post-conflict countries such as East Timor, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone aims to prevent the re-emergence or escalation of violent conflict and establish a durable peace. This volume explores and critiques the liberal premise of contemporary peacebuilding: the promotion of democracy,... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 81.14
Hauptbeschreibung Überblick über ein hochbrisantes Thema. Auf den globalen Schauplätzen oder auf dem Schulhof nebenan, Gewalt ist hier wie dort gegenwärtig - und wird in den Medien intensiv diskutiert. Was verbirgt sich hinter dem Begriff 'Gewalt'? Woraus erwächst Gewalt und wie äußert sie sich? Welches sind die Umstände und Ursachen? Von der Anthropologie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
This book examines the international political order in the post-Cold War era, arguing that this order has become progressively more punitive. This is seen as resulting from both a human-rights regime that emphasizes legal norms and the aggressive policies of the United States and its allies in the ?War on Terror?. While punishment can play... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book analyzes the implementation of peace processes in Northern Ireland and Guatemala, with emphasis on the role of mid-level civil society and religious organizations or 'the voluntary sector'. more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95
This book maps the evolution of Indias North East into a constituent region of the republic and analyses the perpetual crisis in the region since Independence. It highlights how land, language and leadership issues have been the seed of contention in the North East and how factors like ethnicity, ideology and religion have shaped the conflicts.... more...
- Trine Day 2010; US$ 11.99
This symphony of voices—a loosely united network of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists in Afghanistan, Europe, Iraq, and North America—vividly recounts the actions they have personally taken to end war and create a peaceful society. Frustrated, angered, and even saddened by the juggernaut of aggression that creates more counter-violence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
This book reflects on the philosophical assumptions that sustain the development debate. Rabbani analyzes how the modern project of development and the antidevelopment discourse reduce the human condition to a struggle for self-preservation and, likewise, social and international cooperation to a strategic and self-defeating process. Instructors and... more...