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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

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  • Re-Envisioning Peacekeepingby Franšois 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 Franšois Debrix contends in this critical revisiting of UN interventions,... more...

  • Political Ethics and The United Nationsby Manuel Froehlich

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskj÷ld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how they influenced his actions in several key crisis situations. Hammarskj÷ld?s political innovations, such... 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...

  • The Contemporary US Peace Movementby Laura Toussaint

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95

    As peace activists have faced increased government repression and accusations of being unpatriotic since 9/11,áToussaint examines how current attempts to control dissent impact the peace movement. This study offers an analysis of self-identified peace activists in terms of their demographic characteristics, motivation for activism, political opportunities,... more...

  • Naval Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operationsby James J. Wirtz; Jeffrey A. Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 155.00

    This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy. The book argues that SSTR operations are challenging because they create new missions and basing modes, and signal a return to traditional naval methods of operation. Mission... more...

  • Peace Firstby Uri Savir

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 27.95

    In this groundbreaking new guide to building peace, international ambassador Uri Savir exposes the deadly ironies and anachronisms in contemporary efforts to solve global conflicts, and they present a radical new model for modernizing our efforts to build real and lasting peace, from the ground up. more...

  • Understanding the Middle East Peace Processby Asima Ghazi-Bouillon

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Tracing the evolution of the Israeli academic debate over history, politics, and collective identity, Understanding the Middle East Peace Process examines the Middle East peace process since Oslo and follows the discursive struggle over Israeli collective identity. Based on interviews with key protagonists, this book gives a detailed analysis... 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$ 24.00

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