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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

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  • 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...

  • Crusading Peaceby Tomaz Mastnak

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Tomaz Mastnak's provocative analysis of the roots of peacemaking in the Western world elucidates struggles for peace that took place in the high and late Middle Ages. Mastnak traces the ways that eleventh-century peace movements, seeking to end violence among Christians, shaped not only power structures within Christendom but also the relationship... more...

  • Lincoln's Greatest Speechby Ronald C. White

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 16.00

    Shelby Foote author of The Civil War Professor White's book on the preparation, delivery, and influences of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address is a significant addition to Civil War literature. I find it hard to say which is more commendable, the research or the explication; both are admirable, and we are all greatly benefited by the result. more...

  • Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary Worldby David J. Whittaker

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95

    Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World gives a concise, original and multi-faceted introduction to the study of modern conflict situations. Using eight case- studies, from four continents: Yugoslavia, Israel, Northern Ireland, South Africa, El Salvador, Cambodia, Cyprus and Afghanistan, it includes discussion on: * threatened regional... more...

  • Heroic Diplomacyby Kenneth W. Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Japan and UN Peacekeepingby Hugo Dobson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    Japan's postwar constitution in which the Japanese government famously renounced war forever has meant that the country has been reluctant, until recently, to commit its armed forces in the international arena. However, in the last decade or so, Japan has played a much more active role in peacekeeping and its troops have been deployed as part of UN... more...

  • Understanding Conflict Resolutionby Dr Peter Wallensteen

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 48.95

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to understanding conflict resolution in today's global world. In the first part, Peter Wallensteen introduces the fields of conflict resolution as they have developed since the end of the Cold War and demonstrates various approaches to conflict analysis and conflict resolution. The core of the book explores... more...

  • The Media and Peaceby Dr Graham Spencer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 42.00

    Much is known about the media's role in conflict, but far less is known about the media's role in peace. Graham Spencer's study addresses this deficiency by providing a comparative analysis of reporting conflicts from around the world and examining media receptiveness to the development of peace. This book establishes an argument for the need to rethink... more...

  • The Long Road to Peace in Northern Irelandby Marianne Elliott

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    With contributions from Senator George J. Mitchell, Sir David Goodall, Sir George Quigley, Lord Owen and Niall O’Dowd among others, The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland shows how the drive for peace in Ireland has evolved, culminating in the Good Friday Agreement. A recurrent theme relates to the nature of peacemaking as a process rather... more...

  • The Art of Staying Neutralby Maartje Abbenhuis

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 55.00

    Offers a comprehensive and insightful account of the history of the Netherlands and its neutrality in the First World War, taking into account domestic and international implications. more...