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  • The Anatomy of Peaceby Penguin Books Ltd

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.98

    The Anatomy of Peace will instil hope and inspire reconciliation. Through a series of moving stories about once-bitter enemies reunited, it shows us how we routinely misunderstand the causes of conflict - and perpetuate the very problems we're trying to solve. The Anatomy of Peace shows you how to: 1. Focus on helping things go right, rather... 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$ 63.69

    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...

  • United Nations Peacekeeping Challengeby Dr Anna Powles; Dr Negar Partow; Mr Nick Nelson; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Drawing from a diverse range of military, policing, academic and policymakers? experiences, this book seeks to provide solutions of how national militaries and police can work together to better support future United Nations peacekeeping operations. It addresses the growing tension between increasing non-combat related responsibilities being placed... more...

  • Sex, Slavery and the Trafficked Womanby Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Sex, Slavery and the Trafficked Woman is a go-to text for readers who seek a comprehensive overview of the meaning of ?human trafficking? and current debates and perspectives on the issue. It presents a more nuanced understanding of human trafficking and its victims by examining - and challenging - the conventional assumptions that sit at the heart... more...

  • Diplomacy and Security Community-Buildingby Niklas Bremberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book contributes to the ongoing debate in IR on the role of security communities and formulates a new mechanism-based analytical framework. It argues that the question we need to ask is how security communities work at a time when armed conflicts among states have become significantly less frequent compared to other non-military threats and... more...

  • The Politics of International Interventionby Mandy Turner; Florian P. Kühn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book critically explores the practices of peacebuilding, and the politics of the communities experiencing intervention. The contributions to this volume have a dual focus. First, they analyse the practices of western intervention and peacebuilding, and the prejudices and politics that drive them. Second, they explore how communities experience... more...

  • Cities and Disastersby Davia Cox Downey

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cities and Disasters presents interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives on emergency management policy, economic development, and the various factors that affect the recovery process after natural disasters strike urban areas. The book has three central themes: policy, urbanity, and the interplay of events after disasters that affect the... 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...