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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 31.99
This book builds on the original conceptualization of stable peace by Kenneth Boulding and adds contemporary theoretical and empirical understandings of its nature, causes, conditions, dimensions, and prospects for consolidation and expansion. In original research, fifteen international scholars assess the policy relevance of stable peace for the Middle... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 30.95
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
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... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Restoring and maintaining peace within war-torn societies is a relatively new task for the United Nations. This book examines the options for the UN in the use of force to secure peace, and the extent to which peacekeeping can be effectively extended to coerce warring factions. A combination of internationally distinguished academics and new scholars... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Daniela Irrera explores the relationship between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). The author reviews the issue of NGO's participation in the decision-making processes of intergovernmental IGOs and investigates new activities undertaken by NGOs, including their participation in multilateral humanitarian... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
Part 2 of the Cooperations for a peaceful and sustainable world volume, brings together some of the leading researchers on peace science. Chapters discuss issues including, but not restricted to, military expenditure and economics in China, India and Pakistan, Peace science in South East Asia, and several studies on anti-terrorism. more...