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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

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  • Civil-Military Dynamics, Democracy, and International Conflictby Patrick James; Seung-Whan Choi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    Addressing decision-making over interstate disputes and the democratic peace thesis, Choi and James build an interactive foreign policy decision-making model with a special emphasis on civil-military relations, conscription, diplomatic channels and media openness. Each is significant in explaining decisions over dispute involvement. The temporal scope... more...

  • Ethnic Conflict and International Politicsby Steven E. Lobell; Philip Mauceri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00

    Combining theoretical analyzes with case studies, this book increases understanding of the internationalization, diffusion and escalation of ethnic conflict. The essays stand at the nexus of comparative politics and international relations, examining the influence on ethnic conflict of the weakening of state institutional structures, the role of non-state... more...

  • Re-Envisioning Peacekeepingby François Debrix

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 72.00

    Time and again the United Nations has deployed peacekeeping missions in trouble spots around the globe: Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, Rwanda. Has peace ensued? Have these missions, in fact, made any difference in the disorder and destruction they are purported to forestall? Or are they, as François Debrix contends in this critical revisiting of UN interventions,... more...

  • War and Peace in Ancient and Medieval Historyby Philip de Souza; John France

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Study of the making and breaking of peace treaties and truces from Classical Greece to the High Middle Ages. more...

  • Women and Nation-Buildingby Cheryl Benard; Seth G. Jones; Olga Oliker

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    This study examines gender-specific impacts of conflict and post-conflict and the ways in which events in these contexts may affect women differently than they affect men. It analyzes the roles of women in the nation-building process and considers outcomes that might occur if current practices were modified. The recent nation-building activities in... more...

  • Beyond Warby Douglas P. Fry

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99

    The classic opening scene of 2001, A Space Odyssey shows an ape-man wreaking havoc with humanity's first invention--a bone used as a weapon to kill a rival. It's an image that fits well with popular notions of our species as inherently violent, with the idea that humans are--and always have been--warlike by nature. But as Douglas P. Fry convincingly... more...

  • The Making of Peaceby Williamson Murray; Jim Lacey

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 22.00

    The Making of Peace studies the difficulties that statesmen have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict. more...

  • How to Make Peace in the Middle East in Six Months or Lessby Gregory Levey

    Free Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Gregory Levey?s modest goal is to solve the Middle East conflict?all by himself. After returning to North America following a stint in his midtwenties writing speeches for the Israeli government?first at the United Nations and then for the prime minister in Jerusalem?he thinks he is leaving the madness of the Middle East conflict behind. But nothing... more...

  • Conflict, Complexity and Mathematical Social Scienceby Gordon Burt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a foundational mathematical approach to the modelling of social conflict. Unique in its multidisciplinary focus it is a vital resource for all researchers in peace science, peace and conflict studies, politics, international relations, mathematical modelling in the social sciences and complexity theory. more...

  • On Compromise and Rotten Compromisesby Avishai Margalit

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 18.95

    When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten, something we should never accept, come what may? What if a rotten compromise is politically necessary? Compromise is a great political virtue, especially for the sake of peace. But, as Avishai Margalit argues, there are moral limits to acceptable compromise even for peace.... more...