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  • Peace Operations Between War and Peaceby Erwin A. Schmidl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Peace operations entail a special form of co-operation between nation-states and international organization, but tend to be most difficult for the soldiers, police and civilian officials on the ground. This volume highlights the latter role with case studies of Srebrenica and Somalia. more...

  • Protracted Refugee Situationsby Gil Loescher; James Milner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Protracted refugee populations not only constitute over 70% of the world's refugees but are also a principal source of many of the irregular movements of people around the world today. The long-term presence of refugee populations in much of the developing world has come to be seen by many host states in these regions as a source of insecurity. In... more...

  • Building Peace from Withinby B. Maphosa; Laura DeLuca

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 32.30

    This book seeks to examine how successful models of building ?peace from within? in the African context function. It draws emerging lessons to provide critical recommendations on policy, practice and academia ? our primary audience. While there are numerous examples of failures of conflict resolution in Africa, shown by intractable conflict axes, less... more...

  • Understanding Civil Warsby Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts reflect and are also a driving force for major... more...

  • The Mirage of Peaceby David Aikman

    Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    Former TIME magazine Jerusalem bureau chief David Aikman,brings a journalist's mind and a believer's heart to his exploration of the political and religious factors in play, and goes beyond the media's chronic oversimplification to carefully examine recent history and the leaders who have made that history. more...

  • Post-War Statebuilding and Constitutional Reformby Sofía Sebastián-Aparicio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Sebastián explores the experience of statebuilding and constitution making after violent conflict, using the failed reform of Dayton in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a case study to reflect upon the fundamental questions of post-war statebuilding, reform and the role of local and external actors. 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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operationsby Joachim Koops; Norrie MacQueen; Thierry Tardy

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations provides an innovative, authoritative, and accessible examination and critique of all 67 United Nations peacekeeping operations launched between 1948 and 2013. l Since the late 1940s, but particularly since the end of the cold war, peacekeeping has been the most visible and one of the most... more...

  • EU and NATO Relations with Russiaby Dr Glenn Diesen; Professor Richard Sakwa

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Do the EU and NATO threaten Russian security? The book explores the rise of these exclusive ?inter-democratic? security institutions after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the ensuing effects on relations with Russia. Two competing theories are tested to explore whether these institutions aggravate or mitigate the security dilemma with Russia.... more...

  • Spoiling the peace?by Sophie A. Whiting

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    This book assesses the security threat and political challenges posed by dissident republicanism to the Northern Irish peace process. Irish republicanism embraces a broad spectrum of tactics and principles, ranging from those who consider armed struggle to be an essential element of any republican campaign to reformers of existing constitutional arrangements.... more...