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  • 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...

  • Peace-Building and Development in Guatemala and Northern Irelandby Charles A. Reilly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Punishment, Justice and International Relationsby Anthony F. Lang Jr.

    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... more...

  • Troubled Peripheryby Subir Bhaumik

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book maps the evolution of India’s North East into a constituent region of the republic and analyses the perpetual crisis in the region since Independence. It highlights how land, language and leadership issues have been the seed of contention in the North East and how factors like ethnicity, ideology and religion have shaped the conflicts.... more...

  • The Development and Antidevelopment Debateby Martha Jalali Rabbani

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    This book reflects on the philosophical assumptions that sustain the development debate. Rabbani analyzes how the modern project of development and the antidevelopment discourse reduce the human condition to a struggle for self-preservation and, likewise, social and international cooperation to a strategic and self-defeating process. Instructors and... more...

  • Victims as Security Threatsby Edward Mogire

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    The refugee phenomenon is a major force in international politics, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where refugees are major actors in the affairs of their home and host countries. This book analyses why refugees, victims of insecurity due to conflict or persecution, have themselves become viewed by scholars and practitioners as a security threat.... more...

  • Ethnic Conflict, Civil War And Cost Of Conflictby Raul Caruso

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • What is a Just Peace?by Pierre Allan; Alexis Keller

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    Just War has attracted considerable attention. The words peace and justice are often used together. Surprisingly, however, little conceptual thinking has gone into what constitutes a Just Peace. This book, which includes some of the world's leading scholars, debates and develops the concept of Just Peace.The problem with the idea of a Just Peace... more...