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  • From Civil Strife to Civil Societyby William Maley; Charles Sampford; Ramesh Thakur

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 33.00

    Offers an examination of the dimensions of state disruption and the roles of the international community in responding to it, looks at military doctrine for dealing with disorder and humanitarian emergencies, and examines mechanisms for ending violence and delivering justice. more...

  • Violent Geographiesby Derek Gregory

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 29.95

    Derek Gregory and Allan Pred's Violent Geographies gathers together a group of young and well established geographers to look at how territory and space delimit and shape both terrorism and political violence in wide range of places, from the Middle East to Latin America. In short, the book shows how physical violence, especially terrorism, disrupts... more...

  • The Logic of Violence in Civil Warby Stathis N. Kalyvas

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    This book demonstrates that there is logic to violence in civil war. more...

  • Contemporary violenceby Cerwyn Moore

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00

    Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya draws on several years of field research, as well as interpretive IR theory and analysis of empirical source material so as to shed light on contemporary violence. Drawing on interpretive approaches to International Relations, the book argues that founding events and multiple contexts informed... more...

  • Fragile Statesby Lothar Brock; Hans-Henrik Holm; Georg Sorenson; Michael Stohl

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    Today a billion people, including about 340 million of the world's extreme poor, are estimated to live in 'fragile states'. This group of low-income countries are often trapped in cycles of conflict and poverty, which make them acutely vulnerable to a range of shocks and crises. This engaging book defines and clarifies what we mean by fragile states,... more...

  • Globalization, the State, and Violenceby Jonathan Friedman

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 36.99

    Friedman and a distinguished group of contributors offer a compelling analysis of globalization and the lethal explosiveness that characterizes the current world order. In particular, they investigate global processes and political forces that determine networks of crime, commerce and terror, and reveal the economic, social and cultural fragmentation... more...

  • Constitutional Violenceby Antoni Abat i Ninet

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00

    If constitutional legitimacy is based on violence, what does this mean for democracy?. Almost every state in the world has a written constitution. The great majority of these declare the constitution to be the law controlling the organs of the state. We tend to label western liberal political systems as ‘constitutional democracies’, dividing... more...

  • Politics of Civil Warsby Amalendu Misra

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Civil war is one of the critical issues of our time. Although intrastate in nature, it has a disproportionate and overwhelming effect on the overall peace and stability of contemporary international society. Organized around the themes of contested nationalism, violence, external intervention, post-conflict reconstruction, reconciliation and... more...

  • The Globalization of Political Violenceby Richard Devetak; Christopher W. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    The events of the 11 th of September 2001 revealed most dramatically that globalization has a shadow. While large sections of the world?s population enjoy the perceived benefits of globalization, others seek to utilize globalization for their own politically violent purposes. If 9/11 demonstrated anything, it is that globalization can as readily... more...

  • Consociational Theoryby Rupert Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory underlying this approach. The volume focuses specifically... more...