The Liberal Illusion: Does Trade Promote Peace? by Katherine Barbieri

By Katherine Barbieri

"A vitally important and long-awaited significant contribution to the talk . . . Her paintings can't be ignored."--Nils Petter Gleditsch, magazine of Peace Research"Barbieri builds on a superb origin of labor on exchange and clash and specifies the stipulations less than which exchange reduces and raises clash. . . . the secret's that this is often a major publication within the learn of exchange and clash as a result of its entire approach."--Kathy L. Powers, views on Politics"Barbieri's research finds the elemental and highbrow weaknesses of some of the arguments in this subject. [A] stable and well timed contribution to the literature"--ChoiceThe Liberal phantasm sheds mild on an more and more vital query in diplomacy scholarship and the area of coverage making-whether foreign alternate promotes peace. by means of interpreting a vast variety of theories approximately trade's effect on interstate family and venture a suite of empirical analyses of the trade-conflict puzzle, Katherine Barbieri presents a entire evaluate of the liberal view that alternate promotes peace. Barbieri's beautiful conclusions leave from traditional knowledge in diplomacy. accordingly, The Liberal phantasm serves as an immense counterargument and a wake-up call to policymakers who depend upon trade-based recommendations to advertise peace, suggestions that seem to provide little wish of accomplishing their targets.

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Darwinism, War and History: The Debate over the Biology of by Paul Crook

By Paul Crook

This e-book demanding situations the bought view that Darwinism generated basically competitive and warlike social values and pugnacious photos of humankind. Paul criminal reconstructs the influential discourse of "peace biology," whose liberal imaginative and prescient was once of a primarily loose humanity, now not fettered by way of iron legislation of organic necessity or ruled through violent genes. through exploring a gamut of Darwinian readings of background and struggle, more often than not within the English-speaking international ahead of 1919, this research throws very important new gentle on militarism, peace hobbies, the origins of worldwide conflict I and British social concept.

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Practicing Post-Liberal Peacebuilding: Legal Empowerment and by Julian Graef

By Julian Graef

Practising Post-Liberal Peacebuilding engages with one of many valuable debates in Peace and clash experiences and diplomacy. The book's innovation lies within the creation and alertness of 'practice conception' to increase a serious method for mapping the standard practices of post-liberal hybridity in Liberia.

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European Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons and by United Nations

By United Nations

The illicit exchange, accumulation and use of small fingers and lightweight guns, and the presence of explosive remnants of warfare, exacerbate clash, threaten human existence, undermine improvement and bog down the restoration of war-torn societies. The unfold of small fingers and their misuse are usually with regards to the vicious circle of poverty, lack of confidence and underdevelopment. This document goals to supply the ecu Union with an summary of small fingers and explosive remnants of battle difficulties and present responses, in addition to an research of chosen ecu activities in those components and an review in their effectiveness.

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Blair’s Just War: Iraq and the Illusion of Morality by Peter Lee (auth.)

By Peter Lee (auth.)

Bringing jointly either modern and ancient simply warfare ideas, Peter Lee indicates that Blair's phantasm of morality evaporated fast and irretrievably after the 2003 Iraqinvasion as the principles Blair relied upon have been taken out in their ancient context and utilized in a world political process the place they not carry sway.

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Access to History for the IB Diploma. Peacemaking, by Andy Dailey

By Andy Dailey

Confirm your scholars have entry to the authoritative, in-depth and available content material of this sequence for the IB heritage degree. This sequence for the IB heritage degree has taken the readability, accessibility, reliability and in-depth research of our best-selling entry to heritage sequence and tailored it to higher healthy the IB learner's wishes. each one name within the sequence offers intensity of content material, focussed on particular subject matters within the IB background advisor, and exam advice on diversified exam-style questions - aiding scholars advance a superb wisdom and knowing of the subject along the talents they should do good. - guarantees scholars achieve a superb knowing of the IB historical past subject via a fascinating, in-depth, trustworthy and updated narrative - offered in an obtainable method. - is helping scholars to appreciate ancient matters and view the facts, via offering a wealth of proper assets and research of the historiography surrounding key debates. - supplies scholars advice on answering exam-style questions with version solutions and perform questions

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American Foreign Policy in Regions of Conflict: A Global by H. Wiarda

By H. Wiarda

America’s neighborhood international coverage priorities are transferring, towards Asia, the center East, Latin the US, and Africa, and clear of Europe and Russia. Wiarda examines those adjustments and the explanations for them in each one of those neighborhood parts during this accomplished paintings on worldwide point of view on American international coverage. Designed as a textual content for introductory diplomacy, overseas coverage, comparative politics, and international politics classes, this e-book succeeds in integrating those usually separate subfields and indicates how the research of comparative politics can enlighten overseas coverage.

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Virtual War and Magical Death: Technologies and Imaginaries by Neil L. Whitehead, Sverker Finnström

By Neil L. Whitehead, Sverker Finnström

Virtual conflict and Magical Death is a provocative exam of the family members among anthropology and modern worldwide struggle. a number of arguments unite the accrued essays, that are in keeping with ethnographic examine in diversified destinations, together with Guatemala, Uganda, and Tanzania, in addition to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and the U.S.. leading is the rivalry that glossy high-tech warfare—as it's practiced and represented by way of the army, the media, and civilians—is analogous to rituals of magic and sorcery. applied sciences of "virtual warfare," similar to high-altitude bombing, distant drone assaults, night-vision goggles, or even track videoes and laptop video games that simulate conflict, reproduce the resourceful worlds and subjective reviews of witchcraft, magic, and attack sorcery lengthy studied by means of cultural anthropologists.

Another major concentration of the gathering is the U.S. military's exploitation of ethnographic learn, really via its debatable Human Terrain platforms (HTS) software, which embeds anthropologists as cultural specialists in army devices. numerous items handle the moral dilemmas that HTS and different counterinsurgency initiatives pose for anthropologists. different essays display the rather small scale of these courses on the subject of the military's broader use of, and targets for, social clinical data.

. Robertson Allen, Brian Ferguson, Sverker Finnström, Roberto J. González, David H. cost, Antonius Robben, Victoria Sanford, Jeffrey Sluka, Koen Stroeken, Matthew Sumera, Neil L. Whitehead

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Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging by Lucy Hovil

By Lucy Hovil

This publication is ready the convergence of 2 difficulties: the continued realities of clash and compelled migration in Africa’s nice Lakes zone, and the hindrance of citizenship and belonging. by means of bringing them jointly, the purpose is to determine how, mixed, they could support aspect the way in which in the direction of attainable ideas. in line with 1,115 interviews carried out over 6 years within the quarter, the ebook issues to ways that refugees problem the parameters of citizenship and belonging as they carve out areas for inclusion within the localities during which they reside. but with a coverage setting that regularly results in marginalisation, the ebook highlights the necessity for rules that pull humans into the centre instead of polarise and exclude; and that draw on, instead of negate, the creativity that refugees exhibit of their quest to forge areas of belonging.

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