Post-Conflict Power-Sharing Agreements: Options for Syria by Imad Salamey,Mohammed Abu-Nimer,Elie Abouaoun

By Imad Salamey,Mohammed Abu-Nimer,Elie Abouaoun

The booklet surveys comparative energy sharing types carried out in societies that experience confronted identity-conflicts, with consciousness given to post-conflict layout. It analyzes the luck and pitfalls of overseas studies ahead of offering a version for Syria. members tackle the significant query: which one of the set of power-sharing agreements that experience helped settle protracted identity-driven armed clash supplies Syria with a platform for discussion, negotiation, and clash mitigation? The comparative research complex during this e-book extracts classes from international locations akin to Bosnia-Herzegovina, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Mali, Northern eire, the Philippines and Sudan. the possibility of a post-conflict distribution of energy in Syria is then unraveled from diversified sectarian, ethnic and local views. The authors additionally tackle demanding situations of peacebuilding similar to violent extremism, gender participation, resettlements, retributions, transitional justice, integration of armed teams and neighborhood and overseas sponsorship.

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Peacekeeping in South Sudan: One Year of Lessons from Under by R. Munson

By R. Munson

A scholarly standpoint of a soldier's personal demanding situations operating within the United international locations challenge in South Sudan (UNMISS). This paintings examines how regional/cultural wisdom and language skill give a contribution to superior management in a UN operation, according to the author's personal stories as a employees officer in South Sudan.

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In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the by Josefina A. Echavarría

By Josefina A. Echavarría

in keeping with geo- and biopolitical analyses, this ebook reconsiders how defense rules and practices valid kingdom and non-state violence within the Colombian conflict.

Using the case learn of the respectable Democratic safeguard coverage (DSP), Echavarría examines how defense discourses write the political identities of nation, self and others. She claims that the DSP delimits politics, the political, and the imaginaries of peace and battle via conditioning the chances for id formation.

'In/security in Colombia' deals an leading edge software of a giant theoretical framework at the performative personality of defense discourses and furthers a nuanced knowing of the protection problematique in a postcolonial setting.

This wide-reaching research will gain scholars, students and policy-makers within the fields of defense, peace and clash, and Latin American issues.

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Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Old City by Tom Najem,Michael James Molloy,Michael Dougall Bell,John

By Tom Najem,Michael James Molloy,Michael Dougall Bell,John Bell

‘Track international relations and Jerusalem’ is the 1st in a chain of 3 books which jointly current the paintings of the Jerusalem previous urban Initiative, or JOCI, a tremendous Canadian-led song diplomatic effort, undertaken among 2003 and 2014. JOCI’s raison d’être was to discover sustainable governance suggestions for the outdated urban of Jerusalem, arguably the main delicate and intractable of the ultimate prestige matters dividing Palestinians and Israelis.



‘Track international relations and Jerusalem’ features a sequence of reviews that position JOCI inside of its old atmosphere and clarify the theoretical context of song international relations. The e-book then proceeds to provide the Initiative's culminating records, which define intimately its proposed distinctive Regime governance version. in the past, the proposals have remained unpublished and to be had merely to a restricted viewers of key stakeholders.



Presenting the knowledge in an available layout, this ebook will give a contribution certainly to the broader dialog on Jerusalem, specially with recognize to the longstanding clash over regulate and governance of this holy urban. it's going to hence be of worth to a number of audiences, from the policy-making neighborhood to a number of the traditions present in academia.

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Was Mao Really a Monster?: The Academic Response to Chang by Gregor Benton,Lin Chun

By Gregor Benton,Lin Chun

Mao: The Unknown Story through Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was once released in 2005 to a very good fanfare. The publication portrays Mao as a monster – equivalent to or worse than Hitler and Stalin – and a idiot who gained energy by way of local crafty and governed via terror. It got a rapturous welcome from reviewers within the renowned press and rocketed to the pinnacle of the global bestseller checklist. Few works on China by means of writers within the West have completed its effect.



Reviews by means of critical China students, in spite of the fact that, tended to take a distinct view. such a lot have been sharply severe, wondering its authority and the authors’ equipment , arguing that Chang and Halliday’s e-book isn't a piece of balanced scholarship, because it purports to be, yet a hugely selective or even polemical learn that units out to demonise Mao.



This e-book brings jointly 16 reports of Mao: The Unknown Story – all via the world over well-regarded experts in sleek chinese language heritage, and released in rather specialized scholarly journals. Taken jointly they exhibit that Chang and Halliday’s portrayal of Mao is in lots of locations woefully misguided. whereas agreeing that Mao had many faults and was once liable for a few disastrous regulations, they finish extra balanced photo is needed.

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Cooperation for a Peaceful and Sustainable World: Part 2: 20 by Li Junsheng,Chen Bo,Na Hou

By Li Junsheng,Chen Bo,Na Hou

half 2 of the Cooperation for a calm and sustainable global quantity, brings jointly the various major researchers on peace technology. Chapters speak about concerns together with, yet no longer limited to, army expenditure and economics in China, India and Pakistan, Peace technological know-how in South East Asia, and techniques to anti-terrorism.

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Multilateral Security and ESDP Operations by Fulvio Attinà,Daniela Irrera

By Fulvio Attinà,Daniela Irrera

This quantity offers complementary analyses of the present positive factors, matters and developments of multilateral safety and the ecu safety and Defence coverage (ESDP) peace operations. The paintings provides an astute interpretation of the attributes of ESDP operations within the context of the diffusion of peace operations perform today. based at the specific exam of other peace operations and the research of suitable facts, the e-book enables the evaluate of the close to way forward for peace operations.

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