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Violence. Political violence

  • Transforming Violent Political Movementsby Kevin E. Grisham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    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 volume of research... more...

  • Politics of Violenceby Charlotte Heath-Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Politics of Violence uses ex-militant testimonies from Cyprus and Italy to explore the ways in which political violence is political, the functionality of violence, and the post-conflict consolidation of political authority. 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...

  • 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 Atrocity and Reconciliationby Michael Humphrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violenceby Marie Breen-Smyth

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 165.00

    Aimed at scholars, students and lay persons interested in peace and conflict studies, The Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence is a comprehensive resource to understand the principal debates on political violence, a field which is becoming an increasingly important part of courses on peace and conflict. more...

  • The Dynamics of the Armed Struggleby J. Bowyer Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    The Dynamics of the Armed Struggle is an authoritative and provocative analysis of the nature of one of the time's most prevalent forms of political violence. 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...