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  • Does Peacekeeping Work?by Virginia Page Fortna

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 25.95

    In the last fifteen years, the number, size, and scope of peacekeeping missions deployed in the aftermath of civil wars have increased exponentially. From Croatia and Cambodia, to Nicaragua and Namibia, international personnel have been sent to maintain peace around the world. But does peacekeeping work? And if so, how? In Does Peacekeeping Work?... more...

  • History Education in the Formation of Social Identityby Karina V. Korostelina

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    In order to determine how history education can be harnessed to reduce conflict attitudes and intentions and create a culture of peace, this book examines how history curricula and textbooks shape the identities of their students through their portrayals of ingroup and outgroup identity, intergroup boundaries, and value systems. more...

  • Emergency Managementby Claire B. Rubin

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 46.95

    The first edition of this book filled a serious gap in the literature by providing historical context for present-day emergency management. This edition goes further to flesh out that context, detailing the political and practical underpinnings of emergency management organization and practice. In a time in which few officials, journalists, members... 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...

  • Gewaltby Christian Gudehus; Michaela Christ

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 67.27

    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 bis zu den... more...

  • Peace-Building and Development in Guatemala and Northern Irelandby Charles A. Reilly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Punishment, Justice and International Relationsby Anthony F. Lang Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Troubled Peripheryby Subir Bhaumik

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book maps the evolution of India’s 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...

  • Radical Peaceby William T. Hathaway

    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...

  • Remembrance and Reconciliation.by Rob Gildert; Dennis Rothermel

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 42.00

    Remembrance and reconciliation envision intentional pathways out of conflict and toward peace. Remembrance retraces the junctures in the past that determined what a nation has become. Probing accountability for past actions establishes accountability for what continues to happen. Revisiting what a nation has done brings the perspectives of the peoples... more...