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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...