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  • Gewaltby Christian Gudehus; Michaela Christ

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 63.61

    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...

  • Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survivalby Michele Companion

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Investigating 18 countries around the world, leading policy makers, community leaders, urban planners, and emergency practitioners and managers review livelihood challenges and cultural survival in the wake of disasters. The contributors explore both losses and opportunities for cultural and livelihood adaptation, change, and disaster impact mitigation.... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Radical Peaceby William T. Hathaway

    Trine Day 2010; US$ 11.99

    This symphony of voices—a loosely united network of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists in Afghanistan, Europe, Iraq, and North America—vividly recounts the actions they have personally taken to end war and create a peaceful society. Frustrated, angered, and even saddened by the juggernaut of aggression that creates more counter-violence... more...

  • The Development and Antidevelopment Debateby Martha Jalali Rabbani

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Remembrance and Reconciliation.by Rob Gildert; Dennis Rothermel

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 42.00

    Remembrance and reconciliation envision intentional pathways out of conflict and toward peace. Remembrance retraces the junctures in the past that determined what a nation has become. Probing accountability for past actions establishes accountability for what continues to happen. Revisiting what a nation has done brings the perspectives of the peoples... more...

  • Victims as Security Threatsby Edward Mogire

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Emergent Conflict and Peaceful Changeby Hugh Miall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 45.00

    Hugh Miall draws upon conflict theory, case studies of averted conflict and a survey of the preventors of war since 1945 to explore how some conflict can be avoided at times of great social or political change. He also looks ahead to discuss the prevention of emerging global conflicts, focusing on climate change. more...