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Violence. Political violence

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

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00

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

  • Politics of Violenceby Charlotte Heath-Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Critical thinkers like Foucault, Benjamin, Derrida and ?i?ek have long challenged the liberal separation of violence and politics by highlighting the implicit violence within political and economic structures. But in an era of international terrorism and counter-terrorism, should we not also reverse the question to ask ?what is political about violence??... more...

  • The 'New' Policy Partnershipby Mary Gatta; Kevin McCabe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book explores policy-academic partnerships. The e-book contains articles that address innovative ways that researchers and policymakers can collaborate to move policy agendas forward. more...

  • Climate of Fearby Wole Soyinka

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00

    In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize?winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics. Decades ago, the idea of collective fear had a tangible face: the atom bomb. Today our shared anxiety has become far more complex... more...

  • Crisis of the Stateby Bruce Kapferer; Bjorn 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...

  • Dynamics of Political Violenceby Dr Chares Demetriou; Dr Lorenzo Bosi; Dr Stefan Malthaner; Dr Hank Johnston

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Dynamics of Political Violence examines how violence emerges and develops from episodes of contentious politics. By considering a wide range of empirical cases, such as anarchist movements, ethno-nationalist and left-wing militancy in Europe, contemporary Islamist violence, and insurgencies in South Africa and Latin America, this pathbreaking volume... more...

  • From Terrorism to Politicsby Dr Anisseh Van Engeland; Ms Rachael M Rudolph; Professor Patrick Hayden; Professor Tom Lansford

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    How do terrorists become politicians? This book embraces a series of comparative case studies in order to examine important issues regarding the relationship between terrorism and political processes. It identifies the characteristics necessary for the transition from a 'terrorist' organization to a political party and situates this within broader... more...

  • The Geography of Ethnic Violenceby Monica Duffy Toft

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 33.95

    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... more...

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

    Twaweza Communications 2009; US$ 32.30

    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...