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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

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  • Challenges to Peacebuildingby Newman Edward; Richmond Oliver

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Many ceasefires and peace agreements in civil conflict are initially unsuccessful. Some give way to renewed, and often escalating, violence. In other cases, peace processes have become interminably protracted: lengthy and circular negotiations in which concessions are rare. Given the huge material and human costs of a failed peace process, the international... more...

  • United Nations Peacekeeping Operationsby Ramesh Thakur; Albrecht Schnabel

    United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95

    Explores the evolution of UN efforts at peace-keeping, particularly since the early 1990s. It combines academic analysis, field experience and reflection with proposals for more effective peace operations designed and deployed by the UN in partnership with regional, subregional and local actors. more...

  • Patriotic Pacifismby Sandi E. Cooper

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99

    Despite the liberalized reconfiguration of civil society and political practice in nineteenth-century Europe, the right to make foreign policy, devise alliances, wage war and negotiate peace remained essentially an executive prerogative. Citizen challenges to the exercise of this power grew slowly. Drawn from the educated middle classes, peace activists... more...

  • Canada and Missions for Peaceby Gregory Wirick; Robert Miller

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 30.00

    Canada and Missions for Peace explores Canada's involvement in recent international efforts to resolve violent conflicts in Nicaragua, Cambodia, and Somalia. It examines the complex interface between foreign policy, international security, and international development. In doing so, this book joins the ever-growing body of scholarship on the new peacebuilding... more...

  • Britain and UN Peacekeepingby Dr Neil Briscoe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00

    Britain was arguably the single greatest catalyst and beneficiary of UN peacekeeping operations during the post-war period. This book analyses the reasons for this, including the post-colonial conflicts which Britain handed the UN and its determination to ensure that peacekeeping evolved in a manner compatible with UK national interests. Despite initial... more...

  • Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japanby Mari Yamamoto

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War II peace movement - workers and housewives. more...

  • CND- Now More Than Everby Kate Hudson

    Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 14.99

    The history of the campaign for nuclear disarmament from 1958 to the present. more...

  • At War's Endby Roland Paris

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 26.00

    This 2004 book explores the challenge of rehabilitating countries after civil wars. more...

  • The Words of Peaceby Irwin Abrams; Jimmy Carter

    Newmarket Press 2009; US$ 12.95

    In a new up-to-date edition, an inspirational collection of excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901--including 2007 winner Al Gore. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection of excerpts from acceptance speeches and lectures given since the award's... more...

  • Gandhi in the Westby Sean Scalmer

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    A history of Gandhi's previously underestimated influence on Western protest, and thereby modern Western history. more...