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  • Nonviolence in Political Theoryby Iain Atack

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • Negotiating Peaceby Paul R. Pillar

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    This work draws on insights from the experimental and theoretical literature on bargaining to provide a much-needed comprehensive treatment of the neglected subject of how wars end. In a study of how states simultaneously wage war and negotiate peace settlements, Paul R. Pillar argues that war termination is best understood as a bargaining process.... more...

  • What Do We Know about War?by John A. Vasquez

    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...

  • Pathways to Peaceby Daniel C. Kurtzer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.99

    Upheavals in the Middle East are challenging long held assumptions about politics and governance. The United States faces a moment of truth when half-measures, short-sighted expedients, and delays can no longer sustain an untenable status quo. This is as true in the Arab-Israeli peace process as it is in the politics of the Arab uprisings. This volume... more...

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Managementby Brian Tomaszewski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Disasters continue to escalate in frequency, scope, and impact. Geographic information systems (GIS) provide essential decision support and analytical capabilities for the full disaster management cycle. Assuming no previous knowledge in GIS and/or disaster management, this book is a primer on GIS principles. Topics include the basics of GIS, what... more...

  • Post-War Statebuilding and Constitutional Reformby Sofía Sebastián-Aparicio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Sebastián explores the experience of statebuilding and constitution making after violent conflict, using the failed reform of Dayton in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a case study to reflect upon the fundamental questions of post-war statebuilding, reform and the role of local and external actors. more...

  • The Search for Lasting Peaceby Rosalind Boyd

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting the human security agenda as a policy response to the changing nature of violent conflicts and war, this collection traces its evolution in relation to conflicts in different contexts (Burma, India, Palestine, Canada, East Timor, Guatemala, Peru and African countries) and from the perspective of gender, addressing initiatives for peace with... more...

  • The End of Warby Paul K. Chappell; Gavin de Becker

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2010; US$ 9.99

    Builds on the powerful argument for peace laid in Will War Ever End more...

  • The Mirage of Peaceby David Aikman

    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...

  • Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survivalby Michele Companion

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    Investigating 18 countries around the world, leading policy makers, community leaders, urban planners, and emergency practitioners and managers review livelihood challenges and cultural survival in the wake of disasters. The contributors explore both losses and opportunities for cultural and livelihood adaptation, change, and disaster impact mitigation.... more...