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Violence. Political violence

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  • Conflict Transformation and Peacebuildingby Bruce W. Dayton; Louis Kriesberg

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    This book seeks to examine the causes of escalation and de-escalation in intrastate conflicts. Specifically, the volume seeks to map the processes and dynamics that lead groups challenging existing power structures to engage in violent struggle; the processes and dynamics that contribute to the de-escalation of violent struggle and the participation... more...

  • The Geography of Ethnic Violenceby Monica Duffy Toft

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict. Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many... more...

  • Crisis of the Stateby Bruce Kapferer; Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing both historical contexts and geographical locations, this volume explores the continuous reformation of state power and its potential in situations of violent conflict. The state, otherwise understood as an abstract and transcendent concept in many works on globalization in political philosophy, is instead located and analyzed here as an... more...

  • Message to the Movementby Mumia Abu-Jamal; Alice Walker

    Zuccotti Park Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    Radical black journalist gives organizing advice, political analysis and encouragement to activists from his cell on Death Row more...

  • Reinhold Niebuhr's Paradoxby Daniel Malotky

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 74.00

    We are caught between tendencies toward moral paralysis and postures of violence, with their intellectual birthing grounds reflected even among those who consciously seek to avoid them. Reinhold Niebuhr’s paradoxical conception of the self, and his defense of traditional Christian convictions in this light, opens the door to a deeper understanding... more...

  • Healing the Wound. Personal Narratives about the 2007 Post-Election Violence in Kenyaby Kimani Njogu

    Twaweza Communications 2009; US$ 37.00

    The narratives collected by Twaweza Communications in this volume tell yet another side of the story about the violence that engulfed Kenya towards the end of 2007 and the beginning of 2008. The narratives are part of a Daraja Initiative involving media monitoring, reflections and documentation of the traumatic post-election violence period often associated... more...

  • Warlords Risingby Troy S. Thomas; Stephen D. Kiser; William D. Casebeer

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 40.99

    As non-state armed groups gain greater access to resources and networks through global interconnectivity, they have come to dominate the terrain of illegal trade in drugs, guns, and humans. Warlords Rising arms those confronting the mounting non-state challenge by delivering an innovative, interdisciplinary framework of analysis designed to improve... more...

  • A World Ignitedby Martin Tolchin; Susan J. Tolchin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    A World Ignited is about the surge of anger that has swept the world in the last decade, its myriad causes, its toll in lives and human misery. The authors conclude this important and timely book in an upbeat manner with a look at the politics of hope and what can be done to halt, and even reverse, this cacophony of hate. more...

  • Transforming Violent Political Movementsby Kevin E. Grisham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the factors that influence violent rebellious political organisations to transform into other entities, such as political parties, criminal organisations and terrorist organisations. From the end of the Second World War until 1990, many events in the world centred on the bipolar struggle between the United States and the USSR.... more...

  • Violence for Equality (Routledge Revivals)by Ted Honderich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Violence for Equality, first published in 1989, questions the morality of political violence and challenges the presuppositions, inconsistencies and prejudices of liberal-democratic thinking. This book should be of interest to teachers and students of philosophy and politics. more...