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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...

  • From Soldiers to Citizensby Dr Chris Alden; Ms Imogen Parsons; Dr Joćo Gomes Porto

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Offering a systematic reflection and review of existing literature on disarming, demobilizing and reintegrating (DDR) former combatants into society, this volume represents the first in-depth and comprehensive discussion of reintegration of former combatants in war to peace transitions. The authors' field research methodology will have potentially... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) is the relationship between militaries and humanitarians. Largely conducted in post-conflict environments, CIMIC has become a key characteristic of military operations in the twenty-first century. However, the field is mostly understood through stereotype rather than clear, comprehensive analysis. The range and scope... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    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

    Mark Clodfelter National Defense University No Peace, No Honor is the most complete analysis of the Nixon era of the Vietnam War yet written. Larry Berman shows in devastating detail that the peace crafted by Nixon and Kissinger in January 1973 was anything but an "honorable" accord. A must-read for anyone who wants to understand what really occurred... more...

  • Britain and UN Peacekeepingby Dr Neil Briscoe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 168.00

    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...