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  • International Mediation in Civil Warsby Timothy D Sisk

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book evaluates the role of international mediators in bringing civil wars to an end and makes the case for ‘powerful peacemaking’ – using incentives and sanctions – to leverage parties into peace. As internal violence within countries is a hugely significant threat to international peace in the post-Cold War era, the question of how these... more...

  • Between Terror and Toleranceby Timothy D. Sisk

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    Civil war and conflict within countries is the most prevalent threat to peace and security in the opening decades of the twenty-first century. A pivotal factor in the escalation of tensions to open conflict is the role of elites in exacerbating tensions along identity lines by giving the ideological justification, moral reasoning, and call to violence.... more...

  • The Dilemmas of Statebuildingby Roland Paris; Timothy D. Sisk

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to construct effective, legitimate governmental structures... more...

  • From War to Democracyby Anna K. Jarstad; Timothy D. Sisk

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    This book considers the dilemmas that arise in bringing peace and democracy to countries divided by civil war. more...

  • Democratisation in the 21st Centuryby Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou; Timothy D. Sisk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The 2010’s was a critical period in the continuing, established trend of the spread of democracy worldwide: from the Arab Spring countries of Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Yemen to the unfolding turmoil of Myanmar and Ukraine, by way of the upheavals in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Ivory Coast, social mobilisation against autocratic, corrupt, or military... more...

  • Peacebuilding in Deeply Divided Societiesby Fletcher D. Cox; Timothy D. Sisk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book explores a critical question: in the wake of identity-based violence, what can internal and international peacebuilders do to help “deeply divided societies” rediscover a sense of living together? In 2016, ethnic, religious, and sectarian violence in Syria and Iraq, the Central African Republic, Myanmar, and Burundi grab headlines and present... more...

  • Strengthening Governance Globallyby Barry B. Hughes; Devin K. Joshi; Jonathan D. Moyer; Timothy D. Sisk; Jose Roberto Solorzano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.95

    Strengthening Governance Globally is the fifth volume in the series 'Patterns of Potential Human Progress'. Each volume considers one key aspect of how development unfolds globally and how better to move it in desired directions. This volume identifies the provision of security, the building of government capacity, and the broadening of inclusion of... more...

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