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

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 52.00

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

  • Burning Bright Irom Sharmilaby Deepti Priya Mehrotra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 16.98

    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$ 186.00

    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...

  • Sons and Daughters of the Soilby Gam Nkwi

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 28.50

    This book makes a rare and original contribution on the history of little documented internal land conflicts and boundary misunderstandings in Cameroon, where attention has tended to focus too narrowly on international boundary conflicts such as that between Cameroon and Nigeria. The study is of the Bamenda Grassfields, the region most plagued by land... more...

  • We Did Nothingby Linda Polman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 20.78

    Linda Polman's We Did Nothing: Why the truth doesn't always come out with the UN goes in is an eye-opening account of peace-keeping operations across the globe. In recent years our newspapers and televisions have brought us stories of the failure of the UN to keep the peace in the modern world. How often have our journalists, our politicians and... more...

  • Responsibility to Protect and Preventby John Janzekovic; Daniel Silander

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This volume explores the development and application of responsibility to protect (R2P), a principle which ? according to its supporters ? has evolved into a new type of responsive norm regarding how the international community should react to serious and deliberate human rights violations. more...

  • Developments in Counter-Terrorist Measures and Uses of Technologyby Helen Fenwick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    This book considers some of the most notable aspects of the legal response to the "war on terror" post- 9/11 and the use of technology to support them. It examines the shift from a criminal justice response to the creation of a parallel preventive system running in tandem with it. This system has tended to veer away from the commission of criminal... more...

  • European Security Governance and the European Neighbourhood after the Lisbon Treatyby Christian Kaunert; Sarah Léonard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    The EU has often been considered to be a weak security actor. However, any assessment of the EU?s role in international security is underpinned by a specific understanding of security. This book is based on a broad understanding of security. We consider that security concerns are increasingly triggered by challenges such as terrorism, climate change,... more...

  • Nationalism and Conflict Managementby Eric Taylor Woods; Robert S Schertzer; Eric Kaufmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Ethno-national conflict is one of the central issues of modern politics. Despite the emergence of approaches to managing it, from nation-building to territorial autonomy, in recent years, the application of these approaches has been uneven. Old conflicts persist and new ones continually emerge. The authors of this book contend that what is needed... more...

  • China?s Evolving Approach to Peacekeepingby Marc Lanteigne; Miwa Hirono

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    China has become an enthusiastic supporter of and contributor to UN peacekeeping. Is China?s participation in peacekeeping likely to strengthen the current international peacekeeping regime by China?s adopting of the international norms of peacekeeping? Or, on the contrary, is it likely to alter the peacekeeping norms in a way that aligns with its... more...