Managing Armed Conflicts In The 21st Century

Author: Adekeye Adebajo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135271186
Size: 51.79 MB
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Produced with the International Peace Academy in New York, this volume focuses largely on the conflicts of the 1990s and future projects, examining multifacteted issues involved in conflict management, suggesting new approaches and tools for future conflict management.

Women And International Peacekeeping

Author: Louise Olsson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714652368
Size: 41.49 MB
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This volume deals with women's participation in international peacekeeping operations and what those operations might consider to be the role and circumstances of women, including those of the host society. Essays include: a theoretical perspective on women and war, highlighting the difference between post-modernist and universalist approaches to women's roles in peacemaking and conflict resolution, the role of women in military operations, the implications of the high levels of sexual violence in peacekeeping operations and the UN's gender policy for peacekeeping operations.

The Politics Of Peacekeeping In The Post Cold War Era

Author: David S. Sorenson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714684888
Size: 38.91 MB
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Most literature on peacekeeping narrowly focuses on particular peacekeeping operations, and the political bargaining between peacekeeping participants. However, there is very little published research on why nations actually commit forces to peacekeeping operations. This new book meets this need. The authors focus specifically on the political and economic motivations that influence the decision to participate in peacekeeping. They consider how definitions of national interest frame the political debate, and what the reasons are for the military support for, or opposition to, peacekeeping operations. They also explore the role of inter-agency politics, the role of public opinion in peacekeeping decisions, the influence of pressure from other nations and non-nation actors to commit peacekeeping forces.

Security Dynamics In Africa S Great Lakes Region

Author: Gilbert M. Khadiagala
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
ISBN: 9781588264442
Size: 55.32 MB
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This edited work explores the sources of conflict in Africa's Great Lakes region, as well as local and international attempts to rebuild political authority and reduce the scale of human suffering.

Slowing Military Change

Author: Zhivan J. Alach
Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute U. S. Army War College
Size: 32.54 MB
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This monograph revises, reexamines, and reevaluates the contemporary military environment. It finds that the environment is a period of relative military stasis, of slow technological development, and of little novelty in broader issues. If anything, it is a return to an older period, of the time before the Cold War, before the fear of nuclear war dominated all other thinking in the field. This monograph is a first step in a broader and more incisive revision of contemporary strategic thought.

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From the PFP website: The Consortium is providing a family of publications, covering the full range of security studies, to an international standard of excellence, serving the military, civilian and academic needs of the Consortium membership. Currently, this family includes: Quarterly journal, Athena papers, Bulletins, Information papers.

Annual Editions

Author: Robert J. Griffiths
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
ISBN: 9780072860627
Size: 27.34 MB
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This fourteenth edition of Annual Editions: Developing World gives students an understanding of the diversity and complexity of the developing world and acquaints them with the challenges that nations confront as the post-cold war era progresses. Some of the issues discusses are: peace and security, international trade, the debt crisis, and the environment. This title is supported by the student website,