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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
Since its emergence in 1998, the concept of Network Centric Warfare (NCW) has become a central driver behind America?s military ?transformation? and seems to offer the possibility of true integration between multinational military formations. Even though NCW, or variations on its themes, has been adopted by most armed services, it is a concept in... more...
- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99
This in-depth analysis goes behind the headlines to understand why crucial negotiations fail. The author argues that diplomats often enter negotiations with flawed assumptions about human behavior, sovereignty, and power. Essentially, the international community is using a model of European diplomacy dating back to the 18th century to solve the complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Conflict resolution theory has become relevant to the various challenges faced by the United Nations peacekeeping forces as efforts are made to learn from the traumatic and devastating impact of the many civil wars that have erupted in the 1990s. This work analyzes the theory. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 109.99
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...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 34.95
This book seeks to examine how successful models of building ?peace from within? in the African context function. It draws emerging lessons to provide critical recommendations on policy, practice and academia ? our primary audience. While there are numerous examples of failures of conflict resolution in Africa, shown by intractable conflict axes, less... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99
Former TIME magazine Jerusalem bureau chief David Aikman,brings a journalist's mind and a believer's heart to his exploration of the political and religious factors in play, and goes beyond the media's chronic oversimplification to carefully examine recent history and the leaders who have made that history. more...