Whose peace? : local ownership and United Nations by Sarah B.K. von Billerbeck

By Sarah B.K. von Billerbeck

This paintings examines neighborhood possession in UN peacekeeping and the way nationwide and overseas actors have interaction and proportion accountability in fragile post-conflict contexts

summary: This paintings examines neighborhood possession in UN peacekeeping and the way nationwide and foreign actors engage and percentage accountability in fragile post-conflict contexts

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Transatlantic Diplomacy and the Use of Military Force in the by M. Wintz

By M. Wintz

This publication examines diplomatic impact and collective decision-making in the transatlantic protection regime, targeting the 4 significant member states of NATO: France, Germany, the united kingdom, and the United States. Two instances of post-Cold warfare transatlantic army intervention are tested within which regime member states sought to increase and undertake a unmarried, collective coverage at the use of army strength open air of NATO’s territorial quarter of operations: Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. The query is, what stipulations or components elevate or lessen the possibility of the member states of the transatlantic safeguard regime adopting a typical, collective coverage with reference to army intervention in a given case? The author solutions that question by means of trying out the jobs of six substitute rival causes: energy, danger notion, overseas associations, danger research, perceptual lenses, and family political pressures. 

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The Media and Peace: From Vietnam to the ‘War on Terror’ by G. Spencer

By G. Spencer

Much is understood in regards to the media's position in clash, yet a ways much less is understood concerning the media's position in peace. Graham Spencer's learn addresses this deficiency by way of offering a comparative research of reporting conflicts from all over the world and interpreting media receptiveness to the improvement of peace. This e-book establishes an issue for the necessity to reconsider journalistic accountability on the subject of peace and interrogates the results of stories insurance that emphasizes clash over peace.

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Caring in Crisis? Humanitarianism, the Public and NGOs by Irene Bruna Seu, Shani Orgad

By Irene Bruna Seu, Shani Orgad

Drawing on an unique UK-wide learn of public responses to humanitarian matters and the way NGOs converse them, this well timed ebook offers the 1st evidence-based psychosocial account of ways and why humans reply or to not messages approximately far away discomfort. The booklet highlights what NGOs search to accomplish of their communications and explores how their strategy and hopes fit or don’t fit what the general public wishes, thinks and feels approximately far away suffering

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Price of peace by Charles Reed, David Ryall, General Sir Richard Dannatt

By Charles Reed, David Ryall, General Sir Richard Dannatt

Full of life political and public debates on conflict and morality were a characteristic of the post-Cold warfare international. the cost of Peace argues second look of the simply warfare culture is accordingly required. The authors recommend that regardless of fluctuations and adjustments in overseas politics, the simply warfare culture remains to be appropriate. despite the fact that they argue that it should be remodeled to reply to the hot demanding situations to overseas safety represented through the tip of the chilly struggle and the effect of terrorism. With an interdisciplinary and transatlantic strategy, this quantity presents a discussion among theological, political, army and public actors. through articulating what a reconstituted simply conflict culture may perhaps suggest in perform, it additionally goals to aid policy-makers and electorate in facing the moral dilemmas of battle.

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Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic by Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij

By Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij

Via an in-depth research of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and clash, this publication indicates how cognition and behavior, employer and victimization, are gendered past the preferred stereotypes. clash not just reconfirms social hierarchies and gear relatives, but additionally motivates humans to transgress cultural obstacles and redefine their self-images and identities. The contributions are a mixture of classical ethnography, functionality reviews and embodiment stories, displaying 'emotions and emotions' usually denied in clinical social study. powerful of their constructivist technique and unorthodox in thought, the articles comment on the dynamic relation among the discourses, embodiments and symbolic practices that represent the gendered global of clash. The localities and examine websites range from institutional settings reminiscent of a college, insurgent activities, public bogs and the army to extra creative domain names of gendered conflicts resembling felony theatre periods and the capoeira ring. whilst, those conflicts and domain names acceptable wider discourses and practices of a world nature, demonstrating the globalised and institutionalised nature of the nexus gender-conflict. a primary set of chapters bargains with 'breaking the gender taboos' and renegotiating the stereotypical gender roles - masculinities or femininities - in the course of clash. A moment set of chapters focuses extra explicitly at the physically event of clash both bodily of symbolically, whereas the final set straddle physique and narrative. The inductive caliber of the paintings results in unforeseen insights and does supply entry to worlds which are new, and sometimes spectacular and unconventional.

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Ireland’s Violent Frontier: The Border and Anglo-Irish by H. Patterson

By H. Patterson

The IRA's skill to use the border among Northern eire and the Republic of eire used to be crucial to the organisation's capability to salary its 'Long conflict' over 1 / 4 of a century. This ebook is the 1st to examine the function of the border in maintaining the Provisionals and its vital function in Anglo-Irish kin in the course of the Troubles.

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Institutions of the Global South Third World (Global by Braveboy-Wagner

By Braveboy-Wagner

Whereas basically assessing the achievements, functionality and responses of significant worldwide south associations to worldwide switch, Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner indicates how and why such preparations are severe within the South’s efforts to name the overseas community’s awareness to their matters and to solve their exact difficulties. targeting quite a number key components to supply the reader with a well-rounded knowing of this significant topic in foreign affairs, the publication: bargains a motive for the institutional improvement within the worldwide South elaborates at the scope of club, constitution, goals, and difficulties of such associations assesses the application of tri-continental political and monetary corporations examines the historical past and actions of region-wide firms evaluates the potential for sub-regional integration preparations analyses the applicability of varied theories, and makes feedback with admire to the learn of world South associations. the inability of a accomplished and available compilation of associations of key value to the worldwide South within the post-war interval, makes this e-book crucial examining to scholars and students within the fields of in foreign association, foreign politics, overseas coverage, foreign improvement, and international south public rules.

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Violence and the media: a reference handbook by David E. Newton

By David E. Newton

The debatable dating among violent habit in American society and violent acts portrayed within the media?€”motion photographs, tv, pop song, and video games?€”forms the topic of this reference work.Violence and the Media presents a bit on criminal facts, critiques, and records, and offers a close-up examine the legislative matters surrounding violence and the media. it's a very important source for prime college and faculty scholars, legislators, and anxious laypersons.

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