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- 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...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 27.95
Uri Savir has an ambitious, indispensable goal: to bring peacemaking into the 21st century. ?Little in today's world,? writes Savir, ?is more progressive than modern warfare. Yet little is more archaic than peacemaking.? We remain trapped in a centuries-old mindset, with leaders bargaining warily for concessions and signing treaties that collapse... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00
An analysis of peace treaty practice from the late fifteenth century to the Peace of Versailles of 1919. more...
- 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Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskj÷ld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
This key text brings together a team of leading contributors to address the complex issues of security reconciliation and reconstruction in post conflict societies. Security, Reconstruction and Reconciliation is organized into four main sections: the social, political, and economic dimensions of conflict the impact of conflict on women... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Toleration would seem to be the most rational response to deep conflicts. However, by examining the conditions under which trust can develop between warring parties, it becomes clear that a fundamental shift in values - a conversion - is required before toleration makes sense. This book argues that maintaining trust is the key to stable practices of... more...
- 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...