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- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 16.99
After four years of unspeakable horror and sacrifice on both sides, the Civil War was about to end. On March 4, 1865, at his Second Inaugural, President Lincoln did not offer the North the victory speech it yearned for, nor did he blame the South solely for the sin of slavery. Calling the whole nation to account, Lincoln offered a moral framework for... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 27.50
With contributions from Senator George J. Mitchell, Sir David Goodall, Sir George Quigley, Lord Owen and Niall ODowd 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...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 11.99
A profoundly heartening view of human nature, Beyond War offers a hopeful prognosis for a future without war. Douglas P. Fry convincingly argues that our ancient ancestors were not innately warlike--and neither are we. He points out that, for perhaps ninety-nine percent of our history, for well over a million years, humans lived in nomadic hunter-and-gatherer... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Demilitarization of conflict and society is crucial to building sustainable peace in countries emerging from the scourge of civil war. As longstanding conflicts come to an end, processes which facilitate the potentially volatile transition from formal peace to social peace are critically important. At the heart of the exercise is the necessity of... more...