Fukushima and Beyond: Nuclear Power in a Low-Carbon World by Christopher Hubbard

By Christopher Hubbard

The catalyst for this examine was once the Fukushima-Daiichi significant nuclear twist of fate of eleven March 2011. during this occasion, a serious earthquake and15 metre tsunami prompted critical harm and gear disasters at Japan's Fukushima 1 Nuclear strength Plant which have been judged via the foreign Atomic power service provider to be both as severe because the Soviet Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe of 1986. opposed to a heritage of nuclear hesitancy and reassessment, the chance of together with or except for nuclear energy in a low-carbon twenty-first century international is now more and more severe. it really is during this rising state of affairs and context that this booklet provides an entire suite of old, modern and projected info. Its use of complementary and comparative country-based case reviews presents abundant chance for constructing strongly illustrative research of coverage effectiveness in assorted polities and markets. during this approach, it combines transparent, accomplished and conscientiously science-based facts, research and interpretation of knowledge, all resulting in conclusions and coverage options. moreover, it builds an knowing of the complexities and lots of demanding situations posed via the nuclear strength alternative.

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Identity and Institutions: Conflict Reduction In Divided by Neal G. Jesse, Kristen P. Williams

By Neal G. Jesse, Kristen P. Williams

How can conflicts among quite a few nationalist/ethnic teams be diminished? Combining thought with case experiences of Spain and eire, Neal G. Jesse and Kristen P. Williams increase an issue favoring an answer that hyperlinks resolving problems with identification and perceptions of inequality to the institution of cross-national, democratic associations. those associations can impact deeply held attitudes via selling overlapping identities and pooling sovereignty. Overlapping identities decrease stress by way of growing an environment the place varied ethnic teams lose their strict definitions of Self and different. Pooling sovereignty throughout a couple of foreign (and nationwide) consultant our bodies results in elevated entry to governmental policymaking for all events concerned, with every one nationalist/ethnic workforce having a stake in govt. elevated entry, additionally, reduces possibility perceptions and ethnic safeguard dilemmas, and raises trust—all of which play a tremendous function in overcoming such conflicts.

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Forces for Good?: Military Masculinities and Peacebuilding by C. Duncanson

By C. Duncanson

This e-book utilises the growing to be phenomenon of British soldier narratives from Iraq and Afghanistan to discover how British squaddies make experience in their function on those advanced, multi-dimensional operations. It goals to interfere within the debates inside serious feminist scholarship over no matter if squaddies can ever be brokers of peace.

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Managing World Order: United Nations Peace Operations and by Richard Kareem Al-Qaq

By Richard Kareem Al-Qaq

Because the finish of the chilly warfare, United international locations peace operations became a longtime and famous function of worldwide politics. From Liberia to East Timor, the UN now incorporates out broad governance-related services and is an important political strength in Southern states and societies. right here Richard Al-Qaq leads us to a thorough new figuring out of the UN and its function in foreign politics. He uncovers the political and socio-economic import of such "peace" actions for topic societies, and increases vital questions on the functioning and dynamics of the worldwide political order. A serious view of the inner technique of programmatic reform in the UN is elaborated by way of special reports of the politics of UN peace operations in 3 seminal situations of the Nineties, in Somalia, Rwanda and Angola. This e-book is vital for realizing the recent position of the UN, specifically in Africa, and the politics of so-called humanitarian intervention and peace-building.

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Peace-Building and Development in Guatemala and Northern by C. Reilly

By C. Reilly

This publication analyzes the implementation of peace tactics in Northern eire and Guatemala, with emphasis at the position of mid-level civil society and non secular enterprises, or “the voluntary sector.” either international locations interrupted years of clash, signed peace accords in 1998 and 1996 respectively, and nonetheless fight to cause them to paintings. regardless of very varied financial improvement degrees, either nations have colonial legacies, deep cultural divisions, and engaged diaspora. They grapple with violence, poverty and inequitable distribution of wealth and gear. whereas non secular alterations are a backdrop to violence and reconciliation in either instances, lack of confidence and inequity are the basis reason and final result of those conflicts. The publication summarizes classes discovered and makes coverage techniques for extra civil post-conflict societies, arguing that comparable dynamics gasoline sustainable peace-building and genuine improvement.

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Louis Kriesberg: Pioneer in Peace and Constructive Conflict by Louis Kriesberg

By Louis Kriesberg

On the party of his ninetieth birthday Louis Kriesberg offers an informative account of his profession, tracing the trajectory of his discoveries, contributions, and stumbles as he sought to assist the development towards a extra sustainable and simply peace on this planet. His paintings contributes to principles and practices in numerous components of clash reviews, particularly intractable conflicts and their transformation, reconciliation, clash research, and waging conflicts constructively. even if neither an autobiography nor a memoir, he embeds the process his paintings within the context of historic occasions and within the evolving fields of peace reviews and clash solution. additionally, he discusses the interplay of these fields with significant conflicts. The booklet contains seven previously-published exemplary items on those and different subject matters, a accomplished record of his guides, and several other photographs. A dialogue of Kriesberg’s paintings and its value is supplied via George A. Lopez, Professor of Peace reviews, college of Notre Dame.

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The Rule of Nine (Paul Madriani Novels) by Steve Martini

By Steve Martini

“Steve Martini is knowledgeable at solid out of date, gimmick-free storytelling.”
—Steve Berry, writer of The Paris Vendetta

“Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created the most charismatic protection legal professionals in mystery fiction.”
—Linda Fairstein, writer of Lethal Legacy

In The Rule of Nine, New York Times bestseller Steve Martini units his well known protagonist, security lawyer Paul Madriani, at the path of a perilous extremist who’s hellbent on destroying the full ideally suited court docket with one lethal stroke. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette loves Martini’s “richly fascinating characters, masterful plots, and lovely writing,” and his most recent blockbuster is a walk in the park to enthrall Brad Thor and Vince Flynn readers in addition to the ever-growing military of Paul Madriani lovers.

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Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution by George Anastaplo

By George Anastaplo

The attitudes and assumptions of alternative cultures and ancient sessions towards warfare and the upkeep of peace are reviewed via recalling authors who comprise Euripides, Sophocles, Plato, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Hobbes, and Zola. The demanding situations of struggle, peace, and nationwide safety for and via american citizens are tested, and files comparable to the statement of Independence and the structure of 1787. The lives and considered eminent american citizens also are recalled (including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin Roosevelt), in addition to the demanding situations posed by means of incidents akin to the Dreyfus Affair and monstrosities resembling the second one global conflict Holocaust. The Appendixes make stronger those inquiries by way of delivering serious records in American background and interviews with a Holocaust survivor.

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Pillars and Shadows: Statebuilding as peacebuilding in by John Braithwaite, Sinclair Dinnen, Matthew Allen, Valerie

By John Braithwaite, Sinclair Dinnen, Matthew Allen, Valerie Braithwaite, Hilary Charlesworth

This quantity of the Peacebuilding in comparison venture examines the assets of the armed clash and coup within the Solomon Islands prior to and after the flip of the millennium. The local tips project to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has been a radical peacekeeping operation, focusing on construction 'core pillars' of the trendy nation. It didn't take enough observe of a number of shadow resources of strength within the Solomon Islands, for instance logging and company pursuits, that proceed to undermine the state's democratic foundations. before everything RAMSI's statebuilding used to be neither very aware of neighborhood voices nor to root reasons of the clash, however it slowly replaced tack to a extra responsive type of peacebuilding. The craft of peace as realized within the Solomon Islands is set allowing areas for discussion that outline the place the project should still pull again to permit neighborhood actors to extend the horizons in their peacebuilding ambition.

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