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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00
Ever since the revival of Kant's Perpetual Peace thesis, the linkages between democracy and peace has been a central topic in international relations research, with sustained debate over whether it exists and if it does, why it does. In this stimulating volume, two leading IR scholars place the democratic peace debate within a broader context, including... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
Writing with fierce honesty, Jennifer Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is presented through interviews with young Israelis and Palestinians and conversations with some of the most influential officials involved in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 148.00
This volume seeks to understand the central role of governments in intra-state conflicts. The book explores how the government in any society plays two pivotal roles: as a deterrent against those who would use violence; and as a potential danger to the society. These roles come into conflict with each other, as those governments that can best deter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Security Studies is the most comprehensive textbook available on security studies. It gives students a detailed overview of the major theoretical approaches, key themes and most significant issues within security studies. Part 1 explores the main theoretical approaches currently used within the field from realism to international political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 39.00
Contemporary Peace Making draws on recent experience to identify and explore the essential components of peace processes. Each chapter examines a different element in recent peace processes. The collection is organized around five main themes: planning for peace during periods of violence; the process of negotiations (including pre-negotiation);... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book explains why international donors may succeed in putting war-torn countries on the path of democratic transition and negative peace, but fail to consolidate the gains they make. Critical of neo-institutionalism, but sympathetic to historical and normative institutionalism, this book advances 'complex realist institutionalism' theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
This book examines how new empirical approaches to mediation can shed fresh light on the effectiveness of different patterns of conflict management, and offers guidelines on the process of international mediation. International conflict mediation has become one of, if not the most prominent and important conflict resolution methods of the early... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to construct effective, legitimate governmental structures... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95
Women in Peace Politics explores the role of women as agents and visionaries. of peace in South Asia. Peace is redefined to include in its fold the attempt. by women to be a part of the peace making process, reworking the structural inequalities. faced by them and their struggle against all forms of oppression. This volume, the third in the series... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 149.00
Mediation and negotiation, personal transformation, non-violent struggle in the community and the world: these behaviors - and their underlying values - underpin the United Nations' definition of a culture of peace, and are crucial to the creation of such a culture. This book presents a blueprint for this development. more...