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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
A number of international contributors emphasize the conceptual and practical challenges facing post-conflict societies and the international community in the management of the transition from civil conflict to peaceful coexistence. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
Providing rare, authoritative analyses by those who deal with the issues first hand, Civil Society and Global Finance is rich in insight and policy ideas for decision-makers, students and concerned citizens. more...
- United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95
Explores the evolution of UN efforts at peace-keeping, particularly since the early 1990s. It combines academic analysis, field experience and reflection with proposals for more effective peace operations designed and deployed by the UN in partnership with regional, subregional and local actors. more...
- United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 31.95
This publication evaluates the institutional record on conflict prevention, identifies current trends in conflict prevention practice and makes recommendations on improving organizational capacity. It brings together a diverse group of individuals involved in conflict prevention activities. more...
- United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 21.95
This title addresses a numbernb of issues determining the success or failure of sustainable democratization in the region. Drawing on analyses of Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, it examines patterns of democratization, and political and economic transition. more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 45.00
Exploring the contemporary international human rights regime, this volume assesses the factors predominantly responsible for human rights violations in transitions societies, long-term consequences of such violations and political remedies. more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
Military and police forces play a crucial role in the long-term success of political, economic and cultural rebuilding efforts in post-confl ict societies. Yet, while charged with the long- term task of providing a security environment conducive to rebuilding war-torn societies, internal security structures tend to lack civilian and democratic control,... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 39.95
?This volume is an extraordinarily rich contribution to the necessary debate about the Kosovo War. I fi nd this book to be the most illuminating overall assessment of Kosovo that is currently available, and indispensable for anyone who wants to understand world order since the fall of the Berlin Wall.? ?Richard A. Falk Princeton University ?This volume... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 43.00
Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and maim, wound and threaten millions of adults and children, whether combatants and civilians in war zones or gangs and communities in degraded peacetime environments that are characterized by large-scale violence. Due to their widespread availability, mobility and ease of use prolific... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 38.00
International interventions in the aftermath of mass violence tend to focus on justice and reconciliation processes, elections and institution-building. The frame of reference is at the level of the state, although the experience of mass crime by a population is also at the level of the community and individuals. more...