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  • 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...

  • Preventing Political Violence Against Civiliansby Aoibhín de Búrca

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The increased targeting of civilians by militants raises serious and profound questions for policy-makers. Examining conflict in Northern Ireland, Israel and Palestine, this book focuses on ethno-nationalist militant groups and formulates a model to constrain violence against civilians. more...

  • Political Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islamby Jonathan Fine

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    This analysis of the evolution of religious political violence outlines the differences between secular and religious political violence, on ideological, strategic, and tactical levels before comparing the concept of Holy War in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Lastly, it shows how modern radical monotheistic religious groups interpret and manipulate... more...

  • The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliationby Michael Humphrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliation examines contemporary political violence and atrocity in the context of the crisis of the nation-state. It explores the way violence is used to unmake the social world and how its product: suffering, is used to try to remake the social world. Humphrey considers both the unmaking of the world through torture,... more...

  • Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemmaby Paul Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma explores how the phenomenon of ethnic violence can be understood as a form of security dilemma by shifting the focus of the concept away from its traditional concern with state sovereignty to that of identity instead. The book includes case studies on: * ethnic violence between Serbs and Croats in... 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...

  • Political Violence and the Construction of National Identity in Latin Americaby Chris McNab; Peter Lambert

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This topical volume seeks to analyze the intimate but under-studied relationship between the construction of national identity in Latin America, and the violent struggle for political power that has defined Latin American history since independence. The result is an original, fascinating contribution to an increasingly important field of study. more...

  • Al Qaeda Nowby Karen J. Greenberg

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This volume constitutes a valuable synopsis of current knowledge on Al Qaeda. more...