War Peace

Religion, Social Memory and Conflict: The Massacre of Bojayá by Sandra Milena Rios Oyola

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By Sandra Milena Rios Oyola

This e-book experiences how faith impacts the best way humans in Colombia keep in mind a bloodbath of seventy nine civilians that happened in a Catholic church in 2002. It analyses how techniques of memorialisation are a part of spiritual peacebuilding tasks that goal to withstand and denounce crimes opposed to human, ethnic, cultural and fiscal rights.

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Beyond Liberal Peacebuilding: A Critical Exploration of the by Elisa Randazzo

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By Elisa Randazzo

This e-book examines the good judgment at the back of the shifts and paradigm adjustments in the scholarship on peacebuilding.


In specific, the ebook is worried with analyzing if, and the way, those shifts have considerably altered how we predict approximately peacebuilding past the ‘liberal peacebuilding’ paradigm. to take action, the ebook engages with the good judgment of critique that has resulted in the emergence of other theoretical methods to peacebuilding, from hands-on institutionalisation, to the ‘local turn’. It makes use of the case of Kosovo to appreciate how a lessons-learnt process facilitated the shift in the direction of extra invasive and intrusive different types of peacebuilding first. although, it is additionally the most important to figuring out the hot neighborhood flip, because the upward push of neighborhood possession discourses in Kosovo is essentially tied to the opinions of intensive foreign missions, and the linked resistance and marginalisation of neighborhood supplier. The booklet examines the results of the framing of ‘everyday’ organisation so that it will check the level to which those bottom-up techniques were capable of by-pass the issues attributed to the liberal peace technique. It argues that regardless of its serious and radical intentions, the neighborhood flip keeps definite foundational modernist and positivist characteristics that experience thus far characterized the very mainstream techniques those reviews declare to transcend.


This e-book should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, statebuilding, peace and clash reviews, protection stories and diplomacy in general. 

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Walk with Us and Listen: Political Reconciliation in Africa by Charles Villa-Vicencio,Desmond Tutu

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By Charles Villa-Vicencio,Desmond Tutu

Effective peace agreements are hardly entire by way of idealists. the method of relocating from occasions of entrenched oppression, armed clash, open conflict, and mass atrocities towards peace and reconciliation calls for a sequence of small steps and compromises to open the best way for the type of discussion and negotiation that make political balance, the start of democracy, and the rule of thumb of legislation achievable.

For over 40 years, Charles Villa-Vicencio has been at the entrance traces of Africa's conflict for racial equality. In Walk with Us and Listen, he argues that reconciliation wishes sincere seek advice from advertise belief construction and permit former enemies and adversaries to discover joint options to the reason for their conflicts. He bargains a severe review of the South African scan in transitional justice as captured within the fact and Reconciliation fee and considers the impact of ubuntu, during which people are outlined through their relationships, and different conventional African types of reconciliation. Political reconciliation is obtainable as a wary version opposed to which transitional politics should be measured. Villa-Vicencio demanding situations those that tension the duty to prosecute these allegedly in charge of gross violation of human rights, changing this name with the necessity for extra complementarity among the overseas felony courtroom and African mechanisms to accomplish the better targets of justice and peace building.

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Memory, Place and Identity: Commemoration and remembrance of by Danielle Drozdzewski,Sarah De Nardi,Emma Waterton

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By Danielle Drozdzewski,Sarah De Nardi,Emma Waterton

This ebook bridges theoretical gaps that exist among the meta-concepts of reminiscence, position and identification by means of positioning its lens at the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of conflict and conflict.


This booklet examines how diversified publics relate to their wartime histories via engagements with daily collective stories, in differing areas. particularly addressing questions of place-making, displacement and identification, contributions shed new gentle at the methods of commemoration of conflict in daily city façades and within generations of households and nationwide groups. Contributions search to elucidate how we hook up with thoughts and locations of struggle and clash. The spatial and narrative manifestations of makes an attempt to contextualise wartime stories of loss, trauma, clash, victory and soreness are refracted throughout the roles performed via emotion and id development within the shaping of post-war remembrances. This booklet bargains a multidisciplinary point of view, with insights from heritage, reminiscence reports, social psychology, cultural and concrete geography, to contextualise stories of battle and their ‘use’ via nationwide governments, perpetrators, sufferers and in kin histories.

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Sixteen Million One: Understanding Civil War (International by Patrick M. Regan

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By Patrick M. Regan

16 million humans have died in civil wars long ago 50 years. In view of that, civil wars could be the unmarried so much destabilizing strength in international politics this day. the one better killer is the discomfort that pushes members into them. Civil wars create nearby and worldwide instability that threatens monetary projects and political continuity. fighting civil wars is a problem that the coverage group is ill-equipped to address. Rwanda is an example-a tragedy that the realm did not anything to prevent. Iraq and Afghanistan are tragedies the area did a lot to inflame. This publication makes use of argument, proof, and instinct born of expertise to supply an account of civil wars and the stairs we will take to lessen them.

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Peace Through Entrepreneurship: Investing in a Startup by Steven R. Koltai,Matthew Muspratt

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By Steven R. Koltai,Matthew Muspratt

Joblessness is the basis reason behind the worldwide unrest threatening American safeguard. Fostering entrepreneurship is the remedy.

The mixed weight of yank international relations and armed forces energy can't finish unrest and extremism within the center East and different bothered areas of the area, Steven Koltai argues. Koltai says an alternate procedure might paintings: making an investment in entrepreneurship and reaping some great benefits of the roles created via entrepreneurial startups.

From Sep 11 and the Arab Spring to the self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate, instability and terror breed the place teenagers can't locate jobs. Koltai marshals proof to teach that joblessness—not non secular or cultural conflict—is the basis explanation for the unrest that vexes American international coverage and threatens overseas security.

Drawing on Koltai’s stint as senior adviser for Entrepreneurship in Secretary Hillary Clinton’s nation division, and his thirty-year occupation as a winning entrepreneur and company government, Peace via Entrepreneurship argues for the numerous elevation of entrepreneurship within the carrier of international coverage; no longer rural microfinance or mercantile buying and selling however the scalable stuff of Silicon Valley and Sam Walton, producing nearly all of new jobs in economies huge and small.

Peace via Entrepreneurship bargains a nonmilitary, long term answer at a time of disillusionment with Washington’s “big improvement” method of volatile and underdeveloped components of the world—and whilst the recent general is worry of terrorist assaults opposed to Western ambitions, beheadings in Syria, and jihad. Extremism are not resolved through a conflict on terror. the reply, Koltai indicates, is stimulating entrepreneurial financial possibilities for the just about unlimited offer of determined, unemployed younger women and men major lives of never-ending fiscal frustration.

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Women Nobel Peace Prize Winners, 2d ed. by Anita Price Davis,Marla J. Selvidge

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By Anita Price Davis,Marla J. Selvidge

From the 1st girl Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Bertha von Suttner (1905), to the newest and youngest lady Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai (2014), this ebook in its moment version presents an in depth examine the lives and accomplishments of every of those 16 Prize winners. they didn't anticipate attractiveness or reputation for his or her work—economist Emily Greene Balch (1946) used to be shocked to profit that any one knew approximately her. yet they didn't paintings in isolation: all met with discouragement, derision, threats or—in Yousafazi’s case—attempted homicide and exile. A historical past of the Prize and a biographical comic strip of Alfred Nobel are included.

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The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of by Siniša Malešević

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By Siniša Malešević

not easy the existing trust that organised violence is experiencing traditionally non-stop decline, this booklet offers an in-depth sociological research that exhibits organised violence is, actually, at the upward push. Malešević demonstrates that violence depends upon organisational potential, ideological penetration and micro-solidarity, instead of organic trends, that means that regardless of pre-modern societies being uncovered to spectacles of cruelty and torture, such societies had no organisational capability to systematically slaughter hundreds of thousands of people. Malešević means that violence shouldn't be analysed as simply an occasion or strategy, but additionally through altering perceptions of these occasions and approaches, and by means of linking this to broader social variations at the inter-polity and inter-group degrees he makes his key argument that organised violence has proliferated. concentrating on wars, revolutions, genocides and terrorism, this ebook exhibits how smooth social corporations utilise ideology and micro-solidarity to mobilise public help for mass scale violence.

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Peace in Turkey 2023: The Question of Human Security and by Tim Jacoby,Alpaslan Özerdem

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By Tim Jacoby,Alpaslan Özerdem

Peace in Turkey 2023: The query of Human safety and clash Transformation, via Tim Jacoby and Alpaslan Özerdem, explores how the Kurdish clash could be remodeled in the direction of confident peace. via drawing on peace, clash transformation and human defense theories, Peace in Turkey 2023 seeks to redress a long-felt predicament in Turkey: how you can handle the present problem of building sustainable peace within the nation. what is going to Turkey appear like at its Republic’s centenary celebrations in 2023? Will or not it's in a position to get to the bottom of the Kurdish difficulty via peaceable skill and effectively remodel the clash in the direction of confident peace? Will it's a rustic of peace, prosperity, rule of legislation, and democracy, or will the present violence accentuate and proceed to polarize society? to deal with those questions, Jacoby and Özerdem use scenario-writing derived from peace conception to focus on new how you can ponder political violence and the way forward for Turkey, this examine will entice either expert and non-specialist scholars and lecturers from a various variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

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