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  • Between State and Non-Stateby Gülistan Gürbey; Sabine Hofmann; Ferhad Ibrahim Seyder

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 121.68

    This edited volume compares the internal dimension, politics and society in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine. In particular, it focuses on internal processes in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine (Palestinian Territory of the West Bank and Gaza Strip) in their specific shaping, development and transformation. The contributing authors analyze the transformation... more...

  • Transnational Activism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictby M. Hallward

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2013; US$ 95.22

    This book examines the polarization of positions surrounding the transnational boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at ending the Israeli occupation. The author compares four US-based case studies in which activists for and against BDS struggle over issues of identity, morality, legitimacy, and conceptions of "peace." more...

  • Norms over Forceby Cynthia Schoch; Z. Laïdi

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 95.22

    Can Europe defend its social model in a globalized world when the US, China, India and Russia are enhancing their national sovereignties and playing power politics? This original and informative book addresses such questions and considers if Europe, although it is not a 'super state', would be able to impose norms over force. more...

  • Democratic Deliberation in Deeply Divided Societies:by E. Ugarriza; D. Caluwaerts

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 95.22

    Through case-analysis and cross-sectional assessment of eleven countries this collection explores the most deeply divided societies in the world in order to highlight what deliberative democracy looks like in a deeply divided society and to understand the conditions that deliberative democracies could realistically emerge in difficult circumstances more...

  • Norway’s Peace Policyby J. Taulbee; A. Kelleher; P. Grosvenor

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2014; US$ 95.22

    The post-Cold War world allows space for less powerful states to develop influential roles in responding to specific international problems. Norway has focused on the persistent issue of violent ethno-political conflict. This book explains why Norway chose its peace policy and demonstrates what is has been able to achieve. more...

  • Types of Conflictby Richard Posthuma

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 199.00

    In this special issue of the International Journal of Conflict Management we focus on important research questions that deal with different types of conflict. In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in studying the differences between two types of conflict, task and relationship conflict. Task conflict focuses more the work that needs... more...

  • The Contentious Politics of Statebuildingby Outi Keränen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book examines the dynamics between domestic and international statebuilding actors. While the dynamics between "local" and "international" statebuilding actors have been previously theorised through concepts such as hybridity and friction, there have been few attempts to develop conceptual tools for the empirical study of statebuilding dynamics.... more...

  • Russian-European Relations in the Balkans and Black Sea Regionby Vsevolod Samokhvalov

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book provides a detailed analysis of Russia’s ‘great power identity’ and the role of Europe in forming this identity. ‘Great power identity’ implies an expansionist foreign policy, and yet this does not explain all the complexities of the Russian state. For instance, it cannot explain why Russia decided to take over Crimea, but provided only... more...

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepalby Åshild Kolås

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the women, peace and security literature,  Women, Peace and Security in Nepal  questions the potential of peace processes to become a window of opportunity... more...

  • Peacebuilding in Deeply Divided Societiesby Fletcher D. Cox; Timothy D. Sisk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book explores a critical question: in the wake of identity-based violence, what can internal and international peacebuilders do to help “deeply divided societies” rediscover a sense of living together? In 2016, ethnic, religious, and sectarian violence in Syria and Iraq, the Central African Republic, Myanmar, and Burundi grab headlines and present... more...