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  • 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...

  • Peacelandby Séverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This book suggests a new explanation for why international peace interventions often fail to reach their full potential. more...

  • Kosovo: the Politics of Delusionby Kyril Drezov; Bulent Gokay; Michael Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This collection examines the escalation of the Kosovo conflict to a full-scale war. It looks at its origins, background and the implications of the conflict: the myths, history and perceptions of the post-1989 crisis and the situation after the start of NATOs 1999 bombing campaign. 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...

  • Power-Sharing and Political Stability in Deeply Divided Societiesby Allison McCulloch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another. The notion of both majority and minority segments co-operating for the purposes of political stability has informed both international policy prescriptions for post-conflict zones and home-grown power-sharing pacts across the globe. This... more...

  • European 'Security' Governanceby George Christou; Stuart Croft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current literature on security governance in order to provide a more theoretically driven analysis of the EU in security. Whilst the current literature... more...

  • Understanding Deterrenceby Keith B. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent?s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how deterrence works. The model tends to postulate common... 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...

  • Understanding Conflict Resolutionby Peter Wallensteen

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 40.00

    Providing students with a clear and systematic overview of the field, this fourth edition has plenty of updated coverage including that of Syria, R2P, and the relationship between social media and peace, and is now accompanied by an extensive student study website. more...