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  • Alternative and bottom-up peace indicatorsby Roger Mac Ginty

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    There is widespread dissatisfaction with the current suite of evaluation and monitoring tools available to peacebuilders and those responding to conflict. Yet, despite this dissatisfaction, there are few concrete moves to investigate alternative methods of gauging the success or failure of peace initiatives. This volume explores alternative methods... more...

  • Breaking Patterns of Conflictby John Coakley; Jennifer Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    External powers commonly play a major role in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to instal stable and durable peace settlements. They do this not just by underwriting security arrangements, but also by being available to intervene at critical moments. This book considers the special (but by no means unique) case where the conflict is located... more...

  • UN Peacebuilding Architectureby Cedric de Coning; Eli Stamnes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.00

    Since its establishment, the UN's Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has been involved in peacebuilding processes in more than 20 countries. This edited volume takes stock of the overall impact of the PBA during its first decade in existence, and generates innovative recommendations for how the architecture can be modified and utilized to create more... more...

  • Intelligence Governance and Democratisationby Peter Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation. Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that are at the very heart of authoritarian regimes, however,... more...

  • Taking Sides in Peacekeepingby Emily Paddon Rhoads

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    This volume examines how a transformation in the interpretation of impartiality has signified a radical shift in the very nature of peacekeeping and in the UN's role as guarantor of international peace and security. more...

  • The Internationalization of Internal Conflictsby Amy L. Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Internal security crises, from environmental disaster, extreme poverty and deprivation, armed conflicts, or ethnic or religious conflict, provide sites of opportunity for those seeking to internationalize conflicts. Domestic conflicts in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia have started as internal problems, but have taken on regional and international... more...

  • Securing Healthby Suzanne Hindmarch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a critical inquiry into the framing of health and disease as a security issue. In particular, the book examines what happens in the United Nations when the ostensibly ?low? politics of global health meet the ?high? politics of security, and when the logic of security comes to shape global health initiatives. It offers a critical... more...

  • Vom schwierigen Umgang mit Massengewaltby Christian Braun

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Christian Braun analysiert die Wirkung von Mechanismen der Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung auf das Zusammenleben der ethnischen Bevölkerungsgruppen in gespaltenen Gesellschaften. Er verdeutlicht, dass diese Mechanismen niemals getrennt von den bestehenden Strukturen vor Ort betrachtet werden können und erklärt somit die Herausforderungen für eine friedliche... more...

  • Speaking the Unspeakableby Adham Hamed

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 49.99

    Adham Hamed explores how a metaphoric understanding of the Middle East as an open space full of resonating sound bodies can be applied to the Middle East Conflict. Through inquiring into the experienced truths of large-scale political violence, the author suggests that music carries a potential for speaking ?unspeakable? truths. He explores hidden... more...

  • National Securityby Donald M. Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 98.95

    This text analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies. It examines national security from two fundamental fault lines--the end of the Cold War and the evolution of contemporary terrorism, dating from the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tracing their path up to the Islamic State (ISIS) and beyond. The book considers how... more...