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Violence. Political violence

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  • Transforming Violent Political Movementsby Kevin E. Grisham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • The State, Identity and Violenceby R. Brian Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    In this book, a collection of experts investigate the varied forces - from global systems to local beliefs - that lead to civil violence, chaos and, perhaps, a new political order. The State, Identity and Violence explores acts of mass violence occurring within national borders and examines the links such acts have to personal identities and how they... more...

  • 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$ 30.95

    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 but many... 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...

  • Jung - rechts - unpolitisch?by Stefan Dierbach

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.82

    Ist Rechte Gewalt nicht mehr als eine altersbedingte Krisenreaktion? Aufgrund des meist jungen Alters der Täter wird bei der Analyse rechter Gewalttaten oft angenommen, dass diese nicht primär ideologisch begründet sind. Stefan Dierbach zeigt auf, welche Risiken mit einer solchen Diagnose von »Jugendgewalt« im Hinblick auf ein Verständnis der Akteure... 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...

  • 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...

  • Reinhold Niebuhr's Paradoxby Daniel Malotky

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • Agents of Atrocityby Neil J. Mitchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 42.00

    "Agents of Atrocity" examines the horrors of civil war and seeks to know what motivates leaders who turn to massacre and pillaging to further their aims. Using historical case studies, Neil J. Mitchell sheds light on the vexed question of responsibility and considers how atrocities may in future be averted. more...