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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    A Survey of GIS for Disaster Management Chapter Objectives Introduction GIS and Geographical Context GIS and Situation Awareness The Problem: Continued Need for GIS in Disaster Management Scale, Scope, and Intensity of Disasters Case Study: Burkina Faso?Disasters in the Developing World The Need for Improved Coordination, Sharing, and Interoperability... 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...

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learningby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum ? relying almost exclusively on bombs and bullets. This observation masks increasing complexity... more...