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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 48.99
What Do We Know About War? reviews the causes of war and the conditions of peace. Drawing analyses from the thirty-five year history of this discipline, leading researchers explore the roles played by alliances, territory, arms races, interstate rivalries, capability, and crisis bargaining in increasing the probability of war. They emphasize international... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Analysing the UN interventions in Liberia, Burundi and the Congo, Wilén poses the question of how one can stabilize a state through external intervention without destabilizing sovereignty. She critically examines the justifications for international and regional interventions through a social constructivist framework. more...
- McSweeney's 2012; US$ 9.99
War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. But longtime Scientific American writer John Horgan disagrees. Applying the scientific method to war leads Horgan to a radical conclusion: biologically speaking, we are just as likely to be peaceful as violent. War is not preordained, and furthermore, it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
The political revival of the anti-war movement after 9/11 launched a controversial debate on global resistance. Through detailed study of the anti-war movement in Britain, this book critically evaluates the theoretical debate from the perspective of ?critical theory in political practice?. This book presents new arguments and theoretical framework... more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 26.99
This book examines UN peacekeeping operations, initiated from 1956 through 2006 to manage cases of intrastate and interstate conflicts, in an attempt to identify the most significant factors that could help to explain the success or lack of success of such operations. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.99
Upheavals in the Middle East are challenging long held assumptions about politics and governance. The United States faces a moment of truth when half-measures, short-sighted expedients, and delays can no longer sustain an untenable status quo. This is as true in the Arab-Israeli peace process as it is in the politics of the Arab uprisings. This volume... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
This book is about the EUs role in conflict resolution and reconciliation in Europe. Ever since it was implemented as a political project of the post-World War II reality in Western Europe, European integration has been credited with performing conflict resolution functions. It allegedly transformed the long-standing adversarial relationship... more...
- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99
Everyone wants world peace. Churches pray for it. Entertainers sing for peace. It is every good person?s birthday wish. But how will we ever get there? The headlines don?t provide much hope. Peace talks fail; negotiations over climate change end inconclusively; Iran is developing nuclear weapons; Afghanistan is an expensive mess; and the Israelis and... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 32.00
Develops a coherent theory of nonviolent political action in the context of Western political theory. Ian Atack identifies the contribution of nonviolence to political theory through connecting central characteristics of nonviolent action to fundamental debates about the role of power and violence in politics. This in turn provides a platform for going... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Academics and practitioners examine the developing field of integrated education in conflicted societies, where children who would normally be educated apart are deliberately educated together. They draw on a range of theoretical and practical frameworks, providing numerous case studies from Northern Ireland, Israel, Macedonia, and Cyprus. more...