By G. C. Peden (auth.)
By Daniela Tepe (auth.)
By Chiyuki Aoi
This ebook goals to supply for a path-breaking cross-regional comparability of the functions and readiness of Asia-Pacific international locations to give a contribution to peace help missions, with a watch to deciding upon rising traits and coverage implications.
By Monica Wehner, Donald Denoon
What makes those tales arresting? they're ripping yarns, during which volunteers paintings unarmed on a tropical island the place civil warfare has lately been suspended. they give a distinction to Australia's glamorous Timor intervention. They current a distinct manner of projecting Australian curiosity. They flip colonial stereotypes the wrong way up. Bougainvilleans invited those volunteers and always made up our minds the stipulations during which they labored. They have been required to not act yet to undergo witness. Month after month they held the hoop and supplied amenities and providers whereas peace negotiations dragged on to their end in 2001. what's exact is not only the displays' achievements, however the impression on them of operating in a multinational strength of fellows and ladies, infantrymen and civilians.
By Mansoor Jassem Alshamsi
This e-book examines the hyperlink among Islamic thought/jurisprudence at the one hand and political motion at the different. It indicates how reformism is deeply rooted in Islamic culture and the way Sunni students became activists for switch in Saudi Arabia.
By Anthony Oberschall
This groundbreaking e-book presents an built-in account of ethnic, nationality and sectarian conflicts within the modern global together with the function of collective myths, the mass media and the ethnification of identities as individuals to ethnic conflicts and wars. as well as many examples from the final twenty years, Oberschall offers a finished evaluation of the clash and peace approaches in Bosnia, Northern eire and the center East. Oberschall analyzes: peace construction via constitutional layout continual sharing governance disarming warring parties, post-accord defense and refugee go back transitional justice (truth and reconciliation commissions, struggle crimes tribunals) monetary and social reconstruction in a multiethnic society. as well as many examples from the final twenty years, Oberschall offers a accomplished review of the clash and peace tactics for Bosnia, Northern eire, and Israel-Palestinians. He argues that insurgency creates contentious matters over and above the unique root reasons of the clash, that the inner divisions in the adversaries set off conflicts that jeopardize peace tactics, and that protection and rebuilding a failed country are a precondition for lasting peace and a democratic polity. This publication may be crucial interpreting for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars, researchers and teachers drawn to the fields of peace stories, warfare and clash reviews, ethnic experiences and political sociology.
By Neal G. Jesse, Kristen P. Williams
How can conflicts among a variety of nationalist/ethnic teams be diminished? Combining thought with case experiences of Spain and eire, Neal G. Jesse and Kristen P. Williams strengthen a controversy favoring an answer that hyperlinks resolving problems with id and perceptions of inequality to the institution of cross-national, democratic associations. those associations can impact deeply held attitudes through selling overlapping identities and pooling sovereignty. Overlapping identities decrease pressure by means of developing an environment the place diversified ethnic teams lose their strict definitions of Self and different. Pooling sovereignty throughout a couple of overseas (and nationwide) consultant our bodies results in elevated entry to governmental policymaking for all events concerned, with every one nationalist/ethnic staff having a stake in executive. elevated entry, furthermore, reduces hazard perceptions and ethnic protection dilemmas, and raises trust—all of which play a big position in overcoming such conflicts.
By Melanie Hoewer (auth.)
The booklet takes the reader into the realm of ladies who develop into actively serious about numerous mobilization methods within the peace and clash events in Chiapas and in Northern eire. Detailing how ladies pass identification barriers in areas of clash, the e-book combines conventional and qualitative examine equipment in groundbreaking new research.
By Buff Whitman-Bradley, Sarah Lazare, Cynthia Whitman-Bradley
Veterans of contemporary conflicts describe their person trips from uncooked recruit to conflict resister during this selection of testimonials. even though it isn't really good publicized, the lengthy culture of refusing to struggle unjust wars maintains this day in the American army. The tales during this e-book supply an intimate, sincere examine the private transformation of every of those youth and whilst represent a robust argument opposed to militarization and unending battle. additionally integrated are specific interviews with Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg addressing the U.S. wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan and the function civilian and GI resistance performs in bringing the troops domestic.