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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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    This edited volume offers important new methodological and multi-disciplinary insights into the study of globalization and political violence. more...

  • Consociational Theoryby Rupert Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Consociational theory explains how democratic stability is possible in culturally or ethnically segmented political systems.  It is one of the most important theories in Comparative Politics and one of the most contested. This volume brings together the leading proponents and opponents of consociational theory and conflict resolution. more...

  • In the Shadow of Violenceby Klaus Schlichte

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 28.76

    Spätestens seit den Anschlägen vom 11. September sind nicht-staatliche Kriegsakteure in den Mittelpunkt des wissenschaftlichen und außenpolitischen Interesses gerückt. Doch wie lassen sich ihr Handeln, ihre Strategien und ihre Organisation begreifen? Klaus Schlichte betont den politischen Charakter bewaffneter Gruppen, für den der Zusammenhang von... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Politics of Civil Warsby Amalendu Misra

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Globally, in the past ten years, there has been a four-fold increase in internal war or civil war in developing countries. This book is one of the first full length studies on the subject. more...