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- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 31.00
What is Lebanon all about? Why has this tiny, fertile Mediterranean country become a byword for violence and chaos in the minds of much of the world? _x000D_ In ?Spirit of the Phoenix? veteran broadcast journalist Tim Llewellyn wanders the streets of Beirut - the city he once lived in during the civil war - in search of answers to these questions.... more...
- Easton Studio Press, LLC 2011; US$ 7.99
Once in a great while, a book is written that substantially changes the way people think about a particular subject. Will War Ever End? is such a book. Written as a ?manifesto for waging peace? by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War Ever End? challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. ?Are human beings... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
This work traces the attempts by the United Nations to bring about the reunification of Cyprus prior to the island's accession to the European Union on 1 May 2004. In addition to charting the course of previous efforts to solve the Cyprus issue, the book recounts the direct discussions between the two sides from January 2002 through to April 2004 and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 149.99
On 25 May 1993 the United Nations Security Council took the extraordinary and unprecedented step of deciding to establish the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) as a mechanism for the restoration and maintenance of international peace and security. This was an extremely significant innovation in the use of mandatory enforcement... more...
- Easton Studio Press, LLC 2012; US$ 8.99
If you think world peace is a naive concept, Paul K. Chappell?s very existence will give you pause. It?s not enough to say that Chappell ? a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran ? is a soldier turned peace leader. Experiencing a traumatic upbringing and growing up mixed race in Alabama, he?s a young man forged by violence, rage, and racism into... 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...
- 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...
- 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?. 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...