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  • Violence and Post-war Reconstructionby Christina Steenkamp

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 27.50

    The uncomfortable truth about peace accords is that often they do not bring about a real and lasting peace: while the conflict is officially over, civilians still live with the daily threat of violence. It is generally assumed that this does not pose a threat to the peace process yet the author shows how, in reality, violence that occurs at this time... 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...

  • Emergent Conflict and Peaceful Changeby Hugh Miall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 43.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conflict, Interdependence, and Justiceby Peter T. Coleman

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Morton Deutsch is considered the founder of modern conflict resolution theory and practice. He has written and researched areas which pioneered current efforts in conflict resolution and diplomacy. This volume showcases six of Deutsch's more notable and influential papers, and include complementary chapters written by other significant contributors... more...

  • Peace Psychologyby Herbert H. Blumberg; A. Paul Hare; Anna Costin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00

    The first comprehensive introduction to the rapidly growing research area of peace psychology. more...

  • Grandmothers Against the Warby Joan Wile

    Kensington Publishing Corp. 2008; US$ 12.99

    One Person Can Make A Difference!. Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night thinking, "I've got to DO something," but felt like you were just one person who couldn't bring about change? Well, Joan Wile woke up one night thinking she had to do something about the war in Iraq. Little did she know how far she would go. . . Joan... more...

  • Burning Bright Irom Sharmilaby Deepti Priya Mehrotra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    Irom Sharmila has been on a fast unto death for eight years, demanding a repeal of the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Ten innocent people were mowed down by security forces in Malom, a village near Imphal, in November 2000. The perpetrators were not punished, protected under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act which empowers... more...

  • Theory and Practise in Ethnic Conflict Managementby Marc H. Ross; Dr Jay Rothman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00

    Throughout the world there are efforts both large and small to address ethnic conflicts-identity based disputes between groups who are unable to live side-by-side in the same state. This book brings together a collection of case studies on interventions in ethnic conflicts throughout the world in which the nature of the state is a core concern (Turkey,... more...