Dynamics of Asymmetric Territorial Conflict: The Evolution by U. Resnick

By U. Resnick

This e-book offers a complete learn of uneven territorial clash combining online game idea, statistical empirical research and historiographic research. utilizing the Israeli-Palestine clash as a case examine, it checks the version on a database of virtually 400 territorial conflicts.

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Between War and Politics: International Relations and the by Patricia Owens

By Patricia Owens

Among conflict and Politics is the 1st ebook size examine of warfare within the considered one of many twentieth-century's most vital and unique political thinkers. Hannah Arendt's writing was once essentially rooted in her figuring out of warfare and its political importance. yet this portion of her paintings has strangely been missed in overseas and political concept. This e-book fills a huge hole via assessing the complete variety of Arendt's old and conceptual writing on warfare and introduces to overseas idea the special language she used to speak about conflict and the political global. It builds on her re-thinking of outdated suggestions akin to energy, violence, greatness, international, imperialism, evil, hypocrisy and humanity and introduces a few which are new to overseas notion like plurality, motion, agonism, natality and political immortality. the problems that Arendt handled all through her existence and paintings proceed to form the political global and her method of political pondering is still a resource of thought for these looking for suggestions now not in what to imagine yet the way to take into consideration politics and warfare. Re-reading Arendt's writing, solid via firsthand event of career and struggles for liberation, political founding and resistance in time of warfare, unearths a extra severe engagement with warfare than her prior readers have famous. Arendt's political thought makes extra experience whilst it truly is understood within the context of her puzzling over struggle and we will be able to take into consideration the background and concept of struggle, and foreign politics, in new methods by way of pondering with Arendt.This e-book is a undertaking of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme at the altering personality of battle.

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Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies by Charles Webel, Johan Galtung

By Charles Webel, Johan Galtung

This significant new Handbook provides a state-of-the-art and transdisciplinary evaluation of the most matters, debates, cutting-edge tools, and key thoughts in peace and clash reviews this day.

The fields of peace and clash stories have grown exponentially considering that being initiated by means of Professor Johan Galtung part a century in the past. they've got solid a transdisciplinary identification precise from protection reviews, political technological know-how, and diplomacy.

The quantity is split into 4 sections:

  • understanding and remodeling conflict
  • creating peace
  • supporting peace
  • peace around the disciplines.

Each part positive aspects new essays by way of distinctive overseas students and pros operating in peace experiences and clash answer and transformation. Drawing from quite a lot of theoretical, methodological, and political positions, the editors and members provide topical and enduring techniques to peace and clash experiences.

The Handbook of Peace and clash Studies can be crucial studying for college students of peace reviews, clash reports and clash solution. it is going to even be of curiosity and use to practitioners in clash answer and NGOs, in addition to coverage makers and diplomats.

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The Cosmopolitan Military: Armed Forces and Human Security by Jonathan Gilmore

By Jonathan Gilmore

What position may still nationwide militaries play in an more and more globalised and interdependent global? This ebook examines the usually tough transition they've got made towards missions geared toward holding civilians and selling human defense, and asks no matter if we'd anticipate the emergence of militia that exist to serve the broader human neighborhood.

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Theatre, Facilitation, and Nation Formation in the Balkans by S. Kuftinec

By S. Kuftinec

How may theatre interfere in violent inter-ethnic conflicts? This e-book addresses this question via specific case stories within the Balkans and the Middle East, exhibiting how theatrical facilitations version ways in which ethnic oppositions can movement in the direction of moral relationships.

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Internationale Organisationen by Volker Rittberger, Bernhard Zangl, Andreas Kruck (auth.)

By Volker Rittberger, Bernhard Zangl, Andreas Kruck (auth.)

Internationale Organisationen mit globaler oder regionaler Reichweite (z.B. UN, IWF, Weltbank, WTO, european) spielen eine zunehmend wichtige Rolle bei der Schaffung und Implementierung von internationalen Normen und Regeln, mithin bei Global Governance. Die Sicherheit, das ökonomische Wohlergehen, der Schutz der Menschenrechte und die ökologischen Lebensbedingungen von Menschen weltweit werden von der Fähigkeit bzw. Unfähigkeit internationaler Organisationen, Kooperation und Regieren jenseits des Nationalstaates möglich zu machen und zu stabilisieren, beeinflusst. Das Lehrbuch will die Leserin bzw. den Leser daher theoretisch informiert und empirisch fundiert mit den Entstehungsbedingungen, der Entwicklung, Funktionsweise und den Tätigkeiten internationaler Organisationen vertraut machen. Es führt in die wichtigsten Theorien über internationale Organisationen ein und bietet einen historischen Überblick über internationale Organisationen in verschiedenen Politikfeldern. Das Lehrbuch analysiert ferner die Akteure, Strukturen und Prozesse, die die Entscheidungsfindung in internationalen Organisationen prägen. Schließlich werden die Tätigkeiten eines breiten Spektrums internationaler Organisationen und deren Beitrag zur kooperativen Bearbeitung grenzüberschreitender Probleme in den Sachbereichen „Sicherheit“, „Wirtschaft“, „Umwelt“ und „Menschenrechte“ untersucht.

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Forces for Good?: Military Masculinities and Peacebuilding by C. Duncanson

By C. Duncanson

This booklet utilises the starting to be phenomenon of British soldier narratives from Iraq and Afghanistan to discover how British squaddies make experience in their position on those advanced, multi-dimensional operations. It goals to intrude within the debates inside serious feminist scholarship over no matter if infantrymen can ever be brokers of peace.

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Cooperating for Peace and Security: Evolving Institutions by Bruce D. Jones, Shepard Forman, Richard Gowan

By Bruce D. Jones, Shepard Forman, Richard Gowan

Cooperating for Peace and safeguard is a entire survey of multilateral protection cooperation considering the fact that 1989. With essays by way of prime specialists on subject matters from peacekeeping to nuclear defense, it is going past theoretical discussions of the price of cooperation to teach how the operational actions of overseas corporations meet the safety wishes of states. specifically, it explores the advanced courting among multilateralism and American protection issues. overlaying the UN, NATO, and local enterprises, the authors convey that U.S. pursuits have frequently formed associations. yet, extra strikingly, different states have additionally pushed institutional swap with no U.S. help or maybe within the face of yank competition. This increases very important questions on how the stability of energy shapes foreign associations. In a interval of transferring energy dynamics, the empirical facts on defense cooperation amassed during this quantity is a distinct source for students and policy-makers occupied with the way forward for overseas associations.

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States, Nations, and the Great Powers: The Sources of by Benjamin Miller

By Benjamin Miller

Why are a few areas susceptible to struggle whereas others stay at peace? What stipulations reason areas to maneuver from peace to conflict and vice versa? This booklet deals a singular theoretical cause of the diversities in degrees of and transitions among struggle and peace. the writer distinguishes among "hot" and "cold" results, looking on depth of the battle or the peace, after which makes use of 3 key innovations (state, state, and the overseas approach) to argue that it's the particular stability among states and international locations in numerous areas that determines the new or hot results: the reduce the stability, the better the conflict proneness of the sector, whereas the better the stability, the hotter the peace. The foreign systematic components, for his or her half, have an effect on simply the chilly results of chilly struggle and chilly peace. the speculation of nearby battle and peace built during this booklet is tested via case-studies of the post-1945 center East, the Balkans and South the USA within the 19th and 20th centuries, and post-1945 Western Europe. It makes use of comparative facts from all areas and concludes via featuring principles on tips on how to advertise peace in war-torn areas.

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