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Reconciliation & Peace Studies

  • 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...

  • The Words of Peaceby Irwin Abrams; Jimmy Carter

    Newmarket Press 2009; US$ 12.95

    In a new up-to-date edition, an inspirational collection of excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901--including 2007 winner Al Gore. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection of excerpts from acceptance speeches and lectures given since the award's... more...

  • I Shall Not Hateby Izzeldin Abuelaish

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    Heart-breaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's inspiring account of his extraordinary life, growing up in poverty but determined to treat his patients in Gaza and Israel regardless of their ethnic origin. A London University- and Harvard-trained Palestinian doctor who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee... more...

  • Civil-Military Cooperation in Post-Conflict Operationsby Christopher Ankersen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) is the relationship between militaries and humanitarians. This book demonstrates the wide variety of national approaches to CIMIC activities, introducing some theoretical and ethical considerations into a field that has largely been bereft of this type of debate. more...

  • Addressing Ethnic Conflict through Peace Educationby Zvi Bekerman; Claire McGlynn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    This collection on peace education includes contributions from an international group of scholars representing a wide variety of geographical conflict areas and exemplifying the multiple venues of peace educational labour. A strong emphasis is given to integrative and sustained long-term peace education efforts. more...

  • 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...

  • No Peace, No Honorby Larry Berman

    Free Press 2001; US$ 14.00

    In 1973, Henry Kissinger shared the Nobel Peace Prize for the secret negotiations that led to the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam. Nixon famously declared the 1973 agreement to be "peace with honor"; America was disengaging, yet South Vietnam still stood to fight its own war. Kissinger promptly moved to seal up his personal... more...

  • Britain and UN Peacekeepingby Dr Neil Briscoe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00

    Britain was arguably the single greatest catalyst and beneficiary of UN peacekeeping operations during the post-war period. This book analyses the reasons for this, including the post-colonial conflicts which Britain handed the UN and its determination to ensure that peacekeeping evolved in a manner compatible with UK national interests. Despite initial... 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...

  • Mitigating Conflictby Henry F. Carey; Oliver P. Richmond

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Drawing upon the writings of academics and activists, this collection explores the roles that have emerged for NGOs as they have engaged more with peacekeeping and peacebuilding initiatives in various locations around the world. more...