Category: War Peace

By Sabrina Ranasinghe

Si les êtres humains sont capables de faire de grandes choses, peu d’entre eux osent l’introspection. Dans ce livre miroir, Sabrina Ranasinghe nous renvoie à nos contradictions et interroge nos peurs. advisor spirituel, cet ouvrage nous ouvre un chemin différent et nous rappelle que l’Homme n’a besoin de rien d’autre que d’amour et de lumière pour enfin vivre en paix.

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By Salih Yucel,Ismail Albayrak

The worldwide danger of conflict, terrorism, the elevated hole among bad and wealthy, famine, malnutrition, worldwide warming and pollutants, and lots of different social and cultural difficulties, pose a true problem for current voters of the globe. Intellectuals and politicians take those demanding situations as their fundamental issues. regardless of the life of a few pessimists, there are many projects operating for the typical sturdy and expending nice attempt to resolve those difficulties. The Hizmet (Gulen) flow is without doubt one of the such a lot influential projects that are supposed to be considered during this context. Fethullah Gulen is a Turkish Muslim student whose rules have encouraged and stimulated many Turkish intellectuals, educators, scholars, businessmen, politicians and reporters in and out Turkey to set up faculties, academic and intercultural facilities, and humanitarian relief organisations in additional than 150 nations. Yucel and Albayrak conceal the Hizmet move below the management of Fethullah Gulen from numerous views in an effort to shed lighting on present discussions.

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By Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

This publication systematically explores
how diversified theoretical ideas of fable may be utilised to interpretively
explore modern overseas politics. From the foreign community
to warlords, from participation to effectiveness – overseas politics is
replete with strong narratives and regularly held ideals that qualify as
myths. Rebutting the certainty of myth-as-lie, this choice of essays
unearths the ideological, naturalising, and depoliticising influence of myths.

Myth and Narrative in
International Politics:
 Interpretive ways to the learn of IR
offers conceptual and methodological counsel on the right way to make experience of different
myth theories and the way to hire them for you to discover the powerful
collective imaginations and ambiguities that underpin overseas politics
today. extra, it assembles case stories of particular myths in several fields
of diplomacy, together with struggle, worldwide governance,
interventionism, improvement reduction, and statebuilding. The findings challenge
conventional assumptions in diplomacy, encouraging  teachers  in IR and throughout a variety of various fields
and disciplines, together with improvement reports, international governance studies,
strategic and army reports, intervention and statebuilding reports, and
peace and clash reviews, to reconsider principles which are commonly unquestioned by
policy and educational communities. 

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By Christine Sylvester

This edited assortment explores features of up to date battle that have an effect on general humans –physically, emotionally, and ethically via actions starting from wrestle to tv viewing.



The target of this paintings is to complement the standard emphasis on strategic and nationwide problems with conflict within the curiosity of theorizing facets of warfare from the perspective of person event, be the person a combatant, a casualty, a supporter, opponent, recorder, veteran, far-off viewer, a world attorney, an ethicist or different? highbrow. This quantity offers essays that push the limits of struggle stories and conflict considering, with out selling one form of conception or technique for learning conflict as experiential politics, yet with a watch to exploring the probabilities and inspiring others to take in the hot time table. It comprises new and hard pondering on humanitarianism and struggle, new wars within the 3rd global, gender and conflict considering, and the experience of the physique inside of warfare that conjures up fresh UN resolutions. It additionally offers examples which may switch our figuring out of who's positioned the place doing what with admire to conflict –women warriors in Sierra Leone, battle survivors dwelling with their thoughts, or even an artist drawing whatever likely intangible approximately warfare –the fingers trade.



The specific point of this publication is its purposive pulling jointly of foci and theoretical and methodological views from a couple of disciplines on various modern wars. Arguably, battle is an job that engages the eye, the politics, and the lives of many of us. To theorize it with these lives and views in brain, spotting the political contexts of warfare, is lengthy overdue.



This inter-disciplinary e-book could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of warfare reviews, serious safety reviews, gender stories, sociology and IR in general.

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By Anders Themnér

Post-war democratization has been pointed out as an important mechanism to construct peace in war-ridden societies, supposedly permitting belligerents to compete via ballots instead of bullets. A byproduct of this procedure, despite the fact that, is that army leaders frequently turn into a vital part of the hot democratic process, utilizing assets and networks generated from the former warfare to dominate the rising political landscape.

The an important and thus-far neglected query to be addressed, hence, is what influence the inclusion of ex-militaries into electoral politics has on post-war safeguard. Can 'warlord democrats' make a favorable contribution by way of shepherding their wartime constituencies to help the development of peace and democracy, or are they more likely to use their electoral structures to sponsor political violence and maintain war-affected groups mobilized via competitive discourses?

This vital quantity, containing a wealth of unpolluted empirical element and theoretical perception, and focussing on a few of Africa's so much high-profile political figures – from Paul Kagame to Riek Machar to Afonso Dhlakama – represents a vital intervention within the literature of post-war democratization.

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By C. McQueen

Neither keen to have interaction in a significant technique to store certain civilians in Iraq, Bosnia and Rwanda nor to face completely apart as substantial violations of humanitarian legislations happened, states embraced defense zones as a method to 'do anything' while heading off being drawn into open war. Humanitarian Intervention and protection Zones: Iraq, Bosnia and Rwanda explores why and the way successfully defense zones have been applied to be able to defend civilians and displaced individuals in 3 of crucial conflicts of the Nineteen Nineties. It indicates how states regularly sought to reconcile their political and humanitarian pursuits, a procedure which regularly resulted in complex and ambiguous results, and assesses in attention-grabbing aspect the problems and controversies surrounding using such zones, variously referred to as secure havens, secure components, safe humanitarian components, and zones humanitaires sûres . The ebook additionally asks even if such zones may well function precedents for attainable destiny makes an attempt to make sure the protection of civilians in advanced humanitarian emergencies.

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By Michèle Knodt,Nadine Piefer

In a multipolar international with transforming into call for for power, now not least through rising Powers similar to Brazil, India, China or South Africa (BICS), questions of ecu exterior power governance could at the start hand seem to be a high-priority. but, truth tells a special tale: the EU’s geographical concentration continues to be on adjoining nations within the ecu neighbourhood and on concerns on the topic of strength safety. regardless of being Strategic companions and fascinating in strength dialogues, it sounds as if the european is missing strategic imaginative and prescient and isn't perceived as a tremendous actor in power cooperation with the BICS. hence, political momentum for power cooperation and joint governance of scarce assets is vanishing. as a result of 3 years of foreign, interdisciplinary study cooperation between teachers and practitioners in Europe and the BICS nations inside of a venture funded by way of the Volkswagen starting place, this quantity addresses one of many maximum international demanding situations. particular concentration lies at the bilateral strength dialogues and Strategic Partnerships among the european and rising Powers concerning bilateral, inter- and transnational power cooperation. in addition, the research presents coverage ideas for you to faucet the complete power of strength cooperation among the ecu and Brazil, India, China and South Africa.

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By David R. Smock

Today’s overseas conflicts normally contain a number of actors, pursuits, and drivers that experience sparked lengthy, violent histories. finishing those conflicts is based progressively more on facilitated discussion, a strategy during which a impartial 3rd social gathering is helping a wide spectrum of conflicting events triumph over the various obstacles to potent communication.

This quantity offers seven case reports of the USA Institute of Peace’s facilitated discussion efforts in Iraq, Kosovo, Israel/Palestine, Colombia, Nigeria, and Nepal. protecting various clash events and peacemaking efforts—from the tribal reconciliation in Mahmoudiya, Iraq, to a justice and protection discussion in Nepal—the situations inform tales of peacebuilding successes, efforts in development, obstacles on what could be accomplished, and classes realized.

Each case examine info the conflict’s origins, how a facilitator helped steer the peace development procedure, and overarching classes for destiny facilitators. participants spotlight the significance of timing the initiative, harnessing the peacebuilding strength of civil society, taking part with neighborhood companies and facilitators, and interesting substitute voices.

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By Peter Pericles Trifonas,Bryan Wright

This assortment asks theorists and academic practitioners from around the globe stimulated by means of the universities of feminist pedagogy, serious pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and homosexual and lesbian pedagogy to mirror upon the chances of articulating a "curriculum of distinction" that severely examines the cross-cultural problems with peace and schooling which are on the vanguard of worldwide schooling concerns this day.

Contributors learn the conceptualizations of peace and schooling inside, among, and throughout cultures throughout the conceptualization of pedagogical probabilities that create an openness towards the horizons of the opposite inside communal formations of distinction permeating the general public sphere. They take in new methods of questions with regards to globalization, distinction, group, id, peace, democracy, sexuality, ethics, clash, politics, feminism, expertise, language rights, cultural politics, Marxism, and deconstruction that experience an enormous literary historical past in and out of doors the realm of "education." This quantity makes an important contribution to the query of distinction and its imperative function in peace schooling for the recent millennium.

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