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Peace

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  • 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...

  • Understanding Deterrenceby Keith B. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • The Value of Peace in Human Rightsby Homayun Ahmadi

    Publish on Demand Global LLC 2008; US$ 9.99

    The world today is experiencing great conflicts which poise us on the brink of disaster. Peace, progress, religion and culture are all at risk for every country around the globe. As Dr. Ahmadi examines the issues and so persuasively explains, force has no place in decisions relating to matters of this kind. It is only by mutual consultation that amicable... more...

  • Violence and Post-war Reconstructionby Christina Steenkamp

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The uncomfortable truth about peace accords is that often they do not bring about a real and lasting peace: while the conflict is officially over, civilians still live with the daily threat of violence. It is generally assumed that this does not pose a threat to the peace process yet the author shows how, in reality, violence that occurs at this time... more...

  • What is a Just Peace?by Pierre Allan; Alexis Keller

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 37.99

    Just War has attracted considerable attention. The words peace and justice are often used together. Surprisingly, however, little conceptual thinking has gone into what constitutes a Just Peace. This book, which includes some of the world's leading scholars, debates and develops the concept of Just Peace.The problem with the idea of a Just Peace... more...

  • Building Peace from Withinby B. Maphosa; Laura DeLuca

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 32.30

    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...

  • Business, Ethics and Peaceby Luk Bouckaert; Manas Chatterji

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95

    This volume gathers a selection of papers presented at the International SPES Conference Business for Peace, Strategies for Hope held in Ypres in April 2014. The papers illustrate the impact of religion in peace management and present solutions and practices for corporate peace-building. more...

  • Communicating Securityby Udi Lebel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes the changes and tendencies expressed in the relation between army and society in Israel. Since its inception, Israel has been defined as a nation in arms, a public space in which the security needs became central and, to a great extent, dictated the agenda and functioning of all the public arenas operating in it.  The theoretical... more...

  • Conflict Transformation and Reconciliationby Sarah Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book examines approaches to reconciliation and peacebuilding in settler colonial, post-conflict, and divided societies. In contrast to current literature, this book provides a broader assessment of reconciliation and conflict transformation by applying a distinctive ?multi-level? approach. The analysis provides a unique intervention in the field,... more...

  • Dealing with Failed Statesby Harvey Starr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    With the ever-increasing interdependence across individuals, groups, international organizations, and nation-states an increasingly significant policy concern in the contemporary turbulent world of globalization is the question of state failure. There has been a growing academic interest in the determinants of state failure and an acute awareness... more...