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  • The War Over Perpetual Peaceby Eric Easley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 98.00

    This book examines the various competing interpretations of Kant's foundational Perpetual Peace since its initial publication in the late eighteenth-century. According to Easley's analysis, there are two patterns of interpretations: 1) the text endorses peace proposals above the state level, 2) the text is in favour of peace proposals at the state... more...

  • Protecting Human Security in a Post 9/11 Worldby Dr Giorgio Shani; Professor Makoto Sato; Mustapha Kamal Pasha

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Written by leading authorities from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America, this groundbreaking volume offers the first truly global and critical perspective on human security in the post 9/11 world. The collection offers unique interpretations on mainstream discourses on human security. more...

  • Intractable Conflictsby Daniel Bar-Tal

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 96.00

    Provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, original and holistic analysis of the socio-psychological foundations and dynamics of intractable conflicts and their resolution. more...

  • Imperial Life in the Emerald Cityby Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95

    1 Versailles on the Tigris á UNLIKE ALMOST ANYWHERE else in Baghdad, you could dine at the cafeteria in the Republican Palace for six months and never eat hummus, flatbread, or a lamb kebab. The fare was always American, often with a Southern flavor. A buffet featured grits, cornbread, and a bottomless barrel of pork: sausage for breakfast, hot... more...

  • The Trouble with the Congoby SÚverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. more...

  • Understanding Conflict and Violenceby Tim Jacoby

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    This book examines and interprets a wide range of approaches to the causes of violence and conflict. The causes of violence and conflict are often left untheorized, or they are discussed as an existent problem assumed to be an inevitable part of human interaction. Adopting an accessible approach, this volume presents readers with a clear understanding... more...

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstructionby Naseem Badiey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Traces the dynamics of state-building in Juba, Southern Sudan 2005-2011, revealing how underlying ties of ethnicity and land dominated the actions of the various parties in post-conflict reconstruction and how these may continue to influence power and resource-sharing in the newly independent state of South Sudan. more...

  • Policing Major Eventsby James F. Albrecht; Martha Christine Dow; Darryl Plecas; Dilip K. Das

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more effectively? Based upon real case studies of events from all... more...

  • Understanding Conflict Resolutionby Peter Wallensteen

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 50.00

    Wallensteen's updated version of Understanding Conflict Resolution keeps true to its form of providing students and scholars a way to think about managing conflicts from a systematic perspective. He develops not only the historical roots of the study of conflict management, but also provides the contemporary stetting where these core ideas apply.... more...

  • New Perspectives on Liberal Peacebuildingby Edward Newman; Roland Paris; Oliver P. Richmond

    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...