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Peace

  • Muslim Identity in a Turbulent Ageby Mike Hardy; Fiyaz Mughal; Sarah Markiewicz; Rebecca Catto; Imran Awan; Jamal Al-Shalabi; Moh?d Khair Eiedat; Christine Seeberg; Steve Rose; Kristin Shamas; Faith Matters; H.E. Mr Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 27.95

    Engaging with the 2004 Amman message, which sought to clarify Islam's true peaceful nature, this book debates what it means to be Muslim in Europe today. Shining a light on Islam's religious, political and cultural tenets, and its portrayal in the media, this book explores the role Islam can play in interfaith dialogues on peace and reconciliation. more...

  • Reconciliation and Social Healing in Afghanistanby Heela Najibullah

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Heela Najibullah analyzes the Afghan reconciliation processes through the lenses of transrational peace philosophy and Elicitive Conflict Transformation. The research highlights two Afghan governments reconciliation processes in 1986 and 2010 and underlines the political events that shaped the 1986 National Reconciliation Policy, drawing lessons for... more...

  • Security in the Persian Gulf Regionby Fatemeh Shayan

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 106.24

    This book examines changes in the Persian Gulf security complex following the United States (US) invasion of Iraq in 2003, focusing on threats to the collective identities of two religious sects - Shia and Sunni. Although there is a growing body of literature examining security in the Persian Gulf, little focus has been given to the theoretical and... more...

  • Resolving Structural Conflictsby Richard E. Rubenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This book analyses how certain types of social systems generate violent conflict and discusses how these systems can be transformed in order to create the conditions for positive peace. Resolving Structural Conflicts addresses a key issue in the field of conflict studies: what to do about violent conflicts that are not the results of misunderstanding,... more...

  • Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plantsby Paul Elkmann

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950?s to the 2000?s. ?It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief overviews of the health physics and plant engineering that applies to emergency planning. ?Each chapter covers topics... more...

  • The New Geopolitics of Terrorby William Hopkinson; Julian Lindley-French

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 70.00

    The New Geopolitics of Terror examines the impact of global reach terror on states. This book surveys the current crises and tensions in the Middle East, focussing primarily on the upheavals in Syria and Iraq, and the interaction between groups, such as Al Qaeda and ISIS state actors and Western security. It explains the threat to Western interests... more...

  • Transitional Justice in Practiceby Renée Jeffery

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.86

    This book examines the practice of transitional justice in the Solomon Islands from the period of the ?The Tensions? to the present. In late 1998, the Solomon Islands were plunged into a period of violent civil conflict precipitated by a complex web of grievances, injustices, ethnic tensions, and economic insecurities. This conflict dragged on until... more...

  • Taiwan's Transformationby John J. Metzler

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 114.63

    This book presents a cogent but comprehensive review of Taiwan?s socio-economic transformation from a Japanese colony to a thriving East Asian mini-state. Since the 1980?s, Taiwan has primarily been viewed as a thriving economic model. Though certainly true, this assessment belies the amazing social and political success story for 23 million people... more...

  • Coming Home after Disasterby Alka Sapat; Ann-Margaret Esnard

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations.? The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are best captured with multi-disciplinary, multi-scalar,... more...

  • The European Unionby Munir Hussain

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 45.68

    This book outlines the foreign and security policy of the European Union as envisaged under the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). Since establishing the CFSP in the 1990s, the European Union (EU) has showed its enthusiasm for global leadership, empowering European citizenship, and developing its international standing as an economic and political... more...