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  • Security Without Weaponsby M. S. Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Few questions of global politics are more pressing than how to respond to widespread violence against civilians. Despite the efforts of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) proponents to draw attention away from exclusively military responses, debates on humanitarian intervention and R2P’s “Third Pillar” still tend to boil down to two unsatisfying options:... more...

  • The Peacebuilding Puzzleby Naazneen H. Barma

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Demonstrates how post-conflict elites interact with international peacebuilding interventions to construct hybrid political orders over time. This title is also available as Open Access. more...

  • Violence, Politics and Conflict Management in Africaby Munyaradzi Mawere; Ngonidzashe Marongwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2016; US$ 38.00

    This volume critically interrogates, from different angles and dimensions, the resilience of conflict and violence into 21st century Africa. The demise of European colonial administration in Africa in the 1960s wielded fervent hope for enduring peace for the people of Africa. Regrettably, conflict alongside violence in all its dimensions � physical,... more...

  • Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countriesby Mark Sedra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in security assistance, from the realist, regime-centric,... more...

  • Cooperation and Protracted Conflict in International Affairsby Anat Niv-Solomon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 53.70

    This book addresses two main questions: under what conditions does reciprocity fail to produce cooperation?; and when do reciprocal dynamics lead to negative, instead of positive, cycles? Answering these questions is important for both scholars and practitioners of international negotiations and politics. The main argument of this project is that positive... more...

  • Whose Peace?by Sarah B.K. von Billerbeck

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book examines local ownership in UN peacekeeping and how national and international actors interact and share responsibility in fragile post-conflict contexts. more...

  • Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifadaby M. Hallward; Julie M. Norman

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 93.44

    Offering diverse perspectives from scholars, practitioners, and activists, this bookillustrates the potential strengths and challenges of unarmed resistance in Palestine by Palestinians as well as of internationals and Israelis acting in solidarity. more...

  • Media and the Politics of Failureby L. Roselle

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2006; US$ 32.22

    Roselle analyzes how political leaders of powerful states use media to explain military defeats. The cases of the United States in Vietnam and the Soviet Union in Afghanistan highlight the role of great power identity, domestic politics, and media structure. more...

  • Recognition in International Relationsby C. Daase; A. Geis; Caroline Fehl; Georgios Kolliarakis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 96.67

    Recognition is a basic human need, but it is not a panacea to all societal ills. This volume assembles contributions from International Relations, Political Theory and International Law in order to show that recognition is a gradual process and an ambiguous concept both in theory and political practice. more...

  • Violent Societiesby C. Steenkamp

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 85.92

    This book investigates the relationships between political violence, social violence and economic violence using examples from South Africa, Northern Ireland, Lebanon and Syria. It examines the cultural impact of war and argues that a culture of violence can explain the high levels of violence which are frequently found in post-war societies. more...