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Peace

  • 'Non-Lethal' Weaponsby Dr Neil Davison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of 'non-lethal' weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons. more...

  • (Re)membering Kenya Vol 1by wa-Mungai Mbugua; George Gona

    Twaweza Communications 2010; US$ 32.30

    One of the critical questions that Kenyans have continuously asked is what went wrong in January and February 2008 with the ?peace? they had hitherto enjoyed. There have not been readily available answers to this fundamental question. The collection of papers presented in this book attempt to provide, as a starting point, possible explanations for... more...

  • 2048by John Kirk Boyd

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 15.95

    Creating an enforceable international guarantee of basic human rights Outlines the basics of a universally acceptable agreement Shows what everyone can do to make this agreement a reality In 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a deeply inspiring document that has been translated into over 300... more...

  • 21st Century Security and CPTEDby Randall I. Atlas

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 119.95

    The concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes over the last several decades since C. Ray Jeffery coined the term in the early 1970s, and Tim Crowe wrote the first CPTED applications book. The second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED includes the latest theory, knowledge, and practice... more...

  • The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizationsby Edward S. Mihalkanin; Robert F. Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations follows major new developments in the arena of human rights since its publication, including the emergence of terrorism and international responses to it; the establishment of an international criminal court; the evolution of regional human rights bodies in Africa, Europe, and Latin America;... more...

  • Abandoning historical conflict?by Peter Shirlow; Jon Tonge; James McAuley

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 24.99

    Drawing on over 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this is a major analysis of why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace. Most accounts of the peace process are 'top-down', relying upon the views of political elites. This book, available for the first time in paperback, is 'bottom-up', analysing... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: Peacemaking, peacekeeping - international relations 1918-36by David Williamson; Andy Dailey

    Hodder Education 2012; Not Available

    This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. Each title in the series supports a specific topic in the IB History guide through thorough content coverage and examination guidance - helping students develop a good knowledge... more...

  • Across the Wallby Ilan Pappe

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Across the Wall' arose from a unique collaboration between scholars from Israel and the Palestinian territories, seeking to arrive at a shared framework for studying the history of this troubled land. Ilan Pappe and Jamil Hilal, among the top academics in Israel and Palestine respectively, brought historians from both sides of the wall together for... more...

  • The Active Shooter Response Training Manualby Scott M. Hyderkhan

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 89.95

    The modern Active Shooter Response (ASR) has continually evolved since its inception approximately a decade ago. This change is necessary to continue improvement on the ASR mission. The Active Shooter Response Training Manual provides police personnel with the skills necessary to respond successfully to any active shooter situation. Using established... more...

  • Addressing Ethnic Conflict through Peace Educationby Zvi Bekerman; Claire McGlynn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This collection on peace education includes contributions from an international group of scholars representing a wide variety of geographical conflict areas and exemplifying the multiple venues of peace educational labour. A strong emphasis is given to integrative and sustained long-term peace education efforts. more...