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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This book provides an informed and critical reflection on the adequacy of the emerging African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) to the medium- and long-term challenges and opportunities of conflict prevention, management and resolution in Africa. The book revolves around three main areas of focus: continental embeddedness, transnational linkages,... more...
- Easton Studio Press, LLC 2013; US$ 14.99
Over two thousand years ago, Sun Tzu wrote The Art of War . In today?s struggle to stop war, terrorism, and other global problems, West Point graduate Paul K. Chappell offers new and practical solutions in his pioneering book, The Art of Waging Peace . By sharing his own personal struggles with childhood trauma, racism, and berserker rage, Chappell... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This edited volume examines Basic Human Needs theory and interactive problem solving, looking at recent developments in thinking about both and how these might affect peacebuilding in contemporary conflicts of the twenty-first century. The era in the immediate aftermath of World War II was, paradoxically, a time of great optimism in parts of academia.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule, pillage, internal fighting, and invasion. In 2002, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of conflict-affected†countries over the past 20 years. It focuses on countries that are emerging, or have recently emerged, from periods of war and protracted conflict. The interventions covered fall into three broad categories: ... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Wars often spring out of nowhere with little warning. One need only look at the recent troubles at the Lebanon-Israeli border for evidence of this claim. At other points in history, such as the run-up to the Second World War, wars seem all but foretold. How does one understand a phenomenon that, at times, seems so random, while at others so predictable?... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95
Peace processes are mostly very fragile. This engagingly written book takes a bold new approach to the topic by beginning from the premise that sociology can identify those factors that help to stabilize them. The book draws a distinction between the political and social dimensions of peace processes, arguing that each is dependent on the other. Consideration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
Israel is a Jewish state in a Muslim Middle East. How can it survive in that region? This book answers this question by analyzing the dangers and threats that Israel faces today. The book also highlights an important component of Israel's strength: the endurance and the cohesion of its social fabric, which the author sees as the key to his country's... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 62.00
In addition to the presentation speeches and the Nobel lectures, these volumes also provide brief biographies and the Nobel laureates' own accounts of their many years of preparation and effort that led to their achievements. The last decade of the twentieth century is already proving to be as dramatic as any decade before. The chances of global peace... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 120.00
In the name of international and domestic security, billions of dollars are wasted on unproductive military spending in both developed and developing countries, when millions are starving and living without basic human needs. This book contains articles r more...