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  • 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$ 37.95

    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...

  • Security Sector Reconstruction and Reform in Peace Support Operationsby Michael Brzoska; David Law

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This volume provides a framework for analyzing security sector reform under international tutelage. Following violent conflict and military interventions, international organizations or coalitions of countries increasingly engage in post-conflict reconstruction. Part of the international post-conflict agenda is the ?reconstruction? or ?reform? of... more...

  • Internationalized State-Building after Violent Conflictby Marc Weller; Stefan Wolff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Previously published as a special issue of Ethnopolitics, this volume analyzes various dimensions of the internationalized state-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1995. In December 1995, the Dayton Agreements ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established a fragile peace between the former conflict parties. The settlement... more...

  • NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolutionby D. Irrera

    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...

  • Cooperation for A Peaceful and Sustainable World: Part 2by Li Junsheng; Chen Bo; Hou Na; Manas Chatterji

    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...

  • Building States, Building Peaceby Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    Sánchez-Cacicedo provides a critique of liberal peacebuilding approaches and of international interventions in statebuilding processes, questioning how 'global' these initiatives are, using case studies from the Asian region including Sri Lanka and Myanmar. more...

  • Mobilizing for Peace: The Antinuclear Movements in Western Europeby Thomas R. Rochon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    The crusade against nuclear weapons in Great Britain, West Germany, France, and the Netherlands in the early 1980s dwarfed all previous protest movements in Western Europe in the postwar period. What produced the demonstrations against NATO's decision in December 1979 to base 572 cruise and Pershing II missiles in five West European countries? What... more...

  • Peace: A Very Short Introductionby Oliver P. Richmond

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    The concept of peace has always attracted radical thought, action, and practices. It has been taken to mean merely an absence of overt violence or war, but in the contemporary era it is often used interchangeably with 'peacemaking', 'peacebuilding', 'conflict resolution', and 'statebuilding'. The modern concept of peace... more...

  • Truth recovery in Northern Irelandby Kirk Simpson

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 18.99

    Northern Ireland has entered what is arguably the key phase in its troubled political history - truth recovery and dealing with the legacy of the past - yet the void in knowledge and the lack of academic literature with regard to victims' rights is particularly striking. This book analyses truth recovery as a fundamental aspect of the transition... more...