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  • Peacelandby Séverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This book suggests a new explanation for why international peace interventions often fail to reach their full potential. more...

  • The War Puzzle Revisitedby John A. Vasquez

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    A scientific explanation of the onset and expansion of war and the conditions of peace. more...

  • Beautiful Soulsby Eyal Press

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99

    On the Swiss border with Austria in 1938, a police captain refuses to enforce a law barring Jewish refugees from entering his country. In the Balkans half a century later, a Serb from the war-blasted city of Vukovar defies his superiors in order to save the lives of Croats. At the height of the Second Intifada, a member of Israel?s most elite military... more...

  • Fair Divisionby Steven J. Brams; Alan D. Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 32.00

    A careful analysis of the abstract properties that different procedures satisfy; e.g. envy-freeness and efficiency. more...

  • The Joy of Conflict Resolutionby Gary Harper

    New Society Publishers 2004; US$ 19.95

    All you need to understand the dynamics of conflict -- and the joy of resolution more...

  • Mobilizing for Peaceby Thomas R. Rochon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    The crusade against nuclear weapons in Great Britain, West Germany, France, and the Netherlands in the early 1980s dwarfed all previous protest movements in Western Europe in the postwar period. What produced the demonstrations against NATO's decision in December 1979 to base 572 cruise and Pershing II missiles in five West European countries? What... more...

  • European 'Security' Governanceby George Christou; Stuart Croft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current literature on security governance in order to provide a more theoretically driven analysis of the EU in security. Whilst the current literature... more...

  • Understanding Deterrenceby Keith B. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent?s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how deterrence works. The model tends to postulate common... more...

  • Gewaltby Christian Gudehus; Michaela Christ

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 79.32

    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...

  • 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...