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  • The European Approach to Peacebuildingby Dorly Castañeda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Examining peacebuilding through the intersection of security, development and democracy, Castaneda explores how the European Union has employed civilian tools for supporting peacebuilding in conflict-affected countries by working at the same time with CSOs and government institutions. more...

  • Imperial Life in the Emerald Cityby Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95

    The Green Zone, Baghdad, 2003: in this walled-off compound of swimming pools and luxurious amenities, Paul Bremer and his Coalition Provisional Authority set out to fashion a new, democratic Iraq. Staffed by idealistic aides chosen primarily for their views on issues such as abortion and capital punishment, the CPA spent the crucial first year of occupation... more...

  • Israel?s Palestiniansby Ilan Peleg; Dov Waxman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This timely book explores the causes and consequences of the growing conflict between Israel's Jewish majority and its Palestinian-Arab minority. 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$ 71.29

    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...

  • Internal Security and Statebuildingby B. K. Greener; W. J. Fish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the attempts of such states to accelerate that evolutionary... more...

  • Conflict Resolution and Ontological Securityby Bahar Rumelili

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume highlights the ways in which the prospect of peace can generate anxieties and consequently set in motion social and political processes that reproduce and reactivate conflicts. In analysing this issue, the volume builds on the notion of ontological security and its recent applications to international relations theory. Although conflicts... more...

  • Food Security Governanceby Nora McKeon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today?s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the international community has addressed food issues since World... more...

  • Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatantsby Johanna Söderström

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The book examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings engage in politics, as seen in the case of Liberia. The political mobilization of former combatants after war is often perceived as a threat, ultimately undermining the security and stability of the state. This book questions this simplified view and argues that understanding... more...

  • Conflict Management in International Missionsby Olav Ofstad

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book serves primarily as a field guide and curriculum for organisations training personnel for conflict management missions abroad. Currently, a gap exists between practitioners and academia in the field of conflict management and peacebuilding. Few practitioners have studied conflict management, and few academics have experience as field workers.... more...