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Peace

  • Security Without Weaponsby M. S. Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Few questions of global politics are more pressing than how to respond to widespread violence against civilians. ?Despite R2P proponents? efforts to draw attention away from exclusively military responses, debates on humanitarian intervention and R2P?s "Third Pillar" still tend to boil down to two unsatisfying options: stand by and "do nothing" or... more...

  • Soft Targets and Crisis Managementby Michael J. Fagel; Jennifer Hesterman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Uniting the best of Michael Fagel and Jennifer Hesterman's books in the fields of homeland security and emergency management, the editors of this volume present the prevailing issues affecting the homeland security community today. Many natural and man-made threats can impact our communities?but these well-known and highly respected authors create... more...

  • Indefensibleby Paul Holden

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 14.95

    An essential handbook for all those seeking to debunk the myths that underpin the global arms trade. more...

  • Institutional Reforms and Peacebuildingby Nadine Ansorg; Sabine Kurtenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book deals with the question how institutional reform can contribute to peacebuilding in post-war and divided societies. In the context of armed conflict and widespread violence, two important questions shape political agendas inside and outside the affected societies: How can we stop the violence? And how can we prevent its recurrence? Comprehensive... more...

  • Commercializing Cosmopolitan Securityby Andreas Krieg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 111.70

    This book analyses two key topics within international politics: the responsibility to protect (R2P) and the commercialization and privatization of security. In a world of ungoverned spaces, state failure and erupting humanitarian crises, the international community is increasingly called upon to exercise its responsibility to protect communities... more...

  • Konflikttransformation durch Verfassungsdialogeby Verena Frey

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.84

    Verena Frey untersucht in diesem Buch, welchen Beitrag Verfassungsprozesse zur Konflikttransformation leisten können. Aus systemtheoretischer Perspektive wird der Konflikt um den plurinationalen Staat in Bolivien analysiert, in dem zwei unterschiedliche Gesellschaftsordnungen aufeinander treffen, die Ordnung von Politik und Recht einerseits und die... more...

  • Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belongingby Lucy Hovil

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 111.70

    This book is about the convergence of two problems: the ongoing realities of conflict and forced migration in Africa?s Great Lakes region, and the crisis of citizenship and belonging. By bringing them together, the intention is to see how, combined, they can help point the way towards possible solutions. Based on 1,115 interviews conducted over 6... more...

  • Human Insecurities in Southeast Asiaby Paul J. Carnegie; Victor T. King; Zawawi Ibrahim

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 111.70

    This book is a collection of work by scholars currently pursuing research on human security and insecurities in Southeast Asia. It deals with a set of ?insecurities? that is not readily understood or measurable. As such, it conceptually locates the threats and impediments to ?human security? within relationships of risk, uncertainty, safety and trust.... more...

  • Climate Change and Resource Conflictby Judith M. Bretthauer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the links between climate change and resource scarcity to violent conflict. Does climate change cause conflicts? This book analyses the economic, political and social conditions under which countries with low levels of freshwater or arable land experience armed conflict. There are strong theoretic arguments linking climate change... more...

  • Talking to Terrorists, Non-Violence, and Counter-Terrorismby Andrew Fitz-Gibbon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 50.21

    This book examines the history of ?the Troubles? in Northern Ireland in the 1970s-1990s and compares it with the situation in the Gaza Strip.  The book takes as its cue the tragic events in Gaza in July 2014, when Israel launched Operation Protective Edge which began seven weeks of bombardment of Gaza and which led to rocket attacks by the Palestinians... more...