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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
Drawing on the work of leading scholars as well as policy makers and analysts, this volume offers the most comprehensive and accessible exploration to date of the major puzzles, issues, and questions surrounding the complex and increasingly visible role of religion in world affairs. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95
In the space of a generation, Cyprus - the island of Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love - has experienced an anti-colonial struggle, post-colonial chaos, internecine fighting and hatred, civil war, invasion, population displacements and physical partition. The narrative of Cyprus? recent history has created numerous attitudes and prejudices which... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 a... more...
- Trine Day 2010; US$ 11.99
This symphony of voicesa loosely united network of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists in Afghanistan, Europe, Iraq, and North Americavividly 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...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
The uncomfortable truth about peace accords is that often they do not bring about a real and lasting peace: while the conflict is officially over, civilians still live with the daily threat of violence. It is generally assumed that this does not pose a threat to the peace process yet the author shows how, in reality, violence that occurs at this time... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 45.00
Hugh Miall draws upon conflict theory, case studies of averted conflict and a survey of the preventors of war since 1945 to explore how some conflict can be avoided at times of great social or political change. He also looks ahead to discuss the prevention of emerging global conflicts, focusing on climate change. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 131.99
This volume of Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development includes some of the selected papers presented by scholars in a European Peace Science Network Meeting recently held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Chapters in this volume cover the conflicts in Maoist India, South America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The authors have... more...