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  • 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...

  • Understanding Civil Warsby Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts reflect and are also a driving force for major... 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 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

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Disaster Risk Reduction Cultural Aspects of Risk to Environmental Changes and Hazards: A Review of Perspectives Frank Thomalla, Rebecca Smith, and E. Lisa F. Schipper Disaster Risk Governance in Ecosystem-Dependent Livelihoods Exposed to Multiple Natural Hazards in Uganda Yazidhi Bamutaze Gender Considerations for Disaster Management Practices... more...

  • The European Approach to Peacebuildingby Dorly Castañeda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Examining peacebuilding through the intersection of security, development and democracy, Castaneda explores how the European Union has employed civilian tools for supporting peacebuilding in conflict-affected countries by working at the same time with CSOs and government institutions. more...

  • International Mediation Bias and Peacemakingby Isak Svensson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the effect of biased and neutral mediators in civil wars. Based on analysis of both global data and case studies of contemporary peace processes, including India and Norway in Sri Lanka, China in Cambodia, US in Israel/Palestine, and Russia in Georgia, the book makes two main contributions. First, it explores the role of biased... more...

  • Internal Security and Statebuildingby B. K. Greener; W. J. Fish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the attempts of such states to accelerate that evolutionary... more...

  • A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Managementby Adam S. Crowe

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book leverages historical data, current best practices, and scientific... more...

  • The China-Japan Border Disputeby Dr Krista Wiegand; Professor Kimie Hara; Professor Tim F Liao; Assoc Prof Emilian Kavalski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Crossing disciplinary boundaries, this volume offers a rare forum for a serious analysis of the territorial dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands between China and Japan. To understand the complexity of the dispute and to find peaceful solutions, we must reach beyond the confines of a single discipline and perspective. The volume deconstructs conflicting... more...