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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

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  • 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$ 42.95

    As peace activists have faced increased government repression and accusations of being unpatriotic since 9/11, Toussaint 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...

  • Understanding the Middle East Peace Processby Asima Ghazi-Bouillon

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    Asima Ghazi-Bouillon examines the Middle East peace process since Oslo and how Israel?s sense of national identity has changed and been interpreted. In particular the book analyzes the highly contentious academic debates between the "New Historians", "post-Zionists" and "neo-Zionists". 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...

  • Japan and Britain at War and Peaceby Hugo Dobson; Nobuko Kosuge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book examines reconciliation between Japan and the UK, exploring the development and current state of Japan-UK relations from the perspectives of economic cooperation and conflict, common concerns in the international system, and public and media perceptions of each country. 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...