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- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 83.00 US$ 70.55
An award-winning book, Doing Research is a must read. Designed for students across a variety of social science disciplines, it is the first research methods text devoted to conflict analysis and resolution. It begins with a discussion of the philosophical foundations for doing research, providing guidelines on how to develop research questions and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Reintegration programmes for ex-combatants are supposed to support the wider peace process. This study, based on detailed fieldwork, looks at the way they were carried out in Sierra Leone and Liberia and assesses the degree to which they were conducted in a participatory way. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book explores the moral complexity of statecraft in the context of decision-making on armed intervention in the post-Cold War era. This book adds to the debate on humanitarian intervention by analyzing the moral complexity of statecraft when confronted with situations of severe human rights violations. Through a comparative case study of President... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2008; US$ 9.99
The world today is experiencing great conflicts which poise us on the brink of disaster. Peace, progress, religion and culture are all at risk for every country around the globe. As Dr. Ahmadi examines the issues and so persuasively explains, force has no place in decisions relating to matters of this kind. It is only by mutual consultation that amicable... more...
- Vij Books India Private Limited 2012; US$ 24.95
This book is based on the proceedings of the National Security Seminar 2011 conducted at the USI from 17 to 18 Nov 2011. The views of eminent speakers from across the globe have been covered on the following themes:- ? Strategic and Security Environment in the Asia Pacific Region ? Existing Political and Economic Frameworks in the Asia Pacific:... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available
This book, newly available in paperback, examines the nature of 'liberal peace': the common aim of the international community's approach to post-conflict statebuilding. Adopting a particularly critical stance on this one-size-fits-all paradigm, it explores the process by breaking down liberal peace theory into its constituent parts: democratisation,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available
Giorgio Agamben investigates the ongoing warfare that European state power has been waging against its most malignant enemy: civil war itself. The survival of the state is seen to depend on its ability to preserve the political community from factional enmity. Agamben investigates first the classical Athenian theme of stasis "... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
Develops a coherent theory of nonviolent political action in the context of Western political theory. From Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King to toppled communist regimes in Eastern Europe and pro-democracy movements in Serbia, Georgia and Ukraine, nonviolent action has played a significant role in achieving social and political change in the last... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
This book opens up the discussion of the interrelation between terrorism studies, and peace and conflict studies. The aim is to examine the instances and circumstances under which both fields can benefit from each other. Even though it is often accepted that terrorism is a form of political violence, it is also quite frequent that research on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way culture is used in attempts to reconstruct society and... more...