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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Ethics of Peacebuildingby Tim Murithi

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 37.99

    This book explores the ethical dimension of peacebuilding. In the aftermath of the Cold War the hope for a more stable and just international order was rapidly dissolved by the internecine conflicts that plagued all continents. The Rwanda and Srebrenica genocides demonstrated the challenge of promoting peace in a world increasingly defined by intra-state... more...

  • Doing Researchby Daniel Druckman

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 77.00

    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...

  • Small Arms Survey 2015by

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    Highlights emerging trends and concerns regarding armed violence and small arms proliferation as well as related policies and programming. more...

  • Reintegration of Ex-Combatants After Conflictby Walt Kilroy

    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...

  • Moral Responsibility, Statecraft and Humanitarian Interventionby Cathinka Vik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    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...