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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$ 34.95

    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$ 22.95

    All countries signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This book is part of an ambitious project to make the fundamental human rights in the Universal Declaration enforceable in the courts of all countries by 2048, the 100th anniversary of the Declaration?s signing. 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$ 33.99

    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 Andy Dailey; David G. Williamson

    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. 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...

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologiesby Nick Syred; Artem Khalatov

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    The NATO ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was Co-Directed by Profs. N. Syred and A.Khalatov, winners of the NATO Scientific Prize 2002, and was organized by the Institute of Thermophysics (Ukraine) and Cardiff University, UK. The primary... more...

  • Advanced Concepts in Defensive Tacticsby Chuck Joyner

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 68.95

    Today?s society is becoming increasingly more likely to resist the lawful actions of law enforcement officers. It is critical for officers to have the necessary defensive tactics (DT) skills to successfully overcome resistance in an efficient, safe, and legal manner. The answer to achieving these results is NOT in teaching thousands of possible responses... more...