Not One More Mother's Child by Cindy Sheehan,John Conyers Jr.,Thom Hartmann,Jodie Evans

By Cindy Sheehan,John Conyers Jr.,Thom Hartmann,Jodie Evans

In 2004, Cindy Sheehan misplaced her son Casey Austin Sheehan in an ambush in Iraq. As details grew to become to be had verifying that the struggle used to be in keeping with lies and "cooked intelligence," she started talking out and attesting within the halls of Congress. In August 2005, she went to Crawford, Texas, to confront President Bush, all of sudden beginning the floodgates of a renewed American peace flow. 10000 humans joined her, and thousands extra around the world undefined. The founding father of Gold famous person households for Peace, Sheehan the following movingly recounts her first yr of activism, sharing her concepts and activities with readers for the 1st time in ebook shape. Reflecting on battle and peace, fact and responsibility, she takes the Bush management to job for its corruption and incompetence. equivalent elements compelling memoir and contact to motion, no longer yet another Mother's Child tells in Sheehan's distinct voice how historic occasions and private tragedy reworked her from grieving mother to ardent activist.

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Food Security Governance: Empowering Communities, Regulating by Nora McKeon

By Nora McKeon

This e-book fills a niche within the literature by way of atmosphere foodstuff safeguard within the context of evolving worldwide foodstuff governance.


Today’s nutrients approach generates starvation along of nutrition waste, burgeoning illnesses, colossal greenhouse gasoline emissions. employing nutrition procedure research to check how the foreign neighborhood has addressed nutrition matters when you consider that international conflict II, this publication proceeds to provide an explanation for how actors hyperlink up in company worldwide nutrition chains and within the neighborhood nutrients structures that feed many of the world’s inhabitants. It unpacks correct paradigms – from productivism to foodstuff sovereignty – and highlights the importance of adopting a rights-based method of fixing nutrition difficulties. the writer describes how groups worldwide are holding their entry to assets and construction greater methods of manufacturing and getting access to meals, and discusses the reformed Committee on international nutrition protection, a uniquely inclusive international coverage discussion board, and the way it may be supportive of efforts from the bottom. The ebook concludes by way of settling on terrains on which paintings is required to evolve the perform of the democratic public sphere and in charge governance to an international size and expand its authority to the realm of markets and companies.


This ebook should be of curiosity to scholars of nutrition safety, worldwide governance, improvement experiences and significant safeguard reports in general. 

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Historische Entwicklung der operativen Führung: Bedeutung by Stefan Erminger

By Stefan Erminger

Wissenschaftlicher Aufsatz aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Soziologie - Krieg und Frieden, Militär, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Ziel der vorliegenden Arbeit ist es, das heutige Verständnis und die Bedeutung der "Operativen Führung" als Bindeglied zwischen Politik (u. Militärstrategie) und dem Einsatz von militärischen Mitteln (sowie Taktik) für die deutschen Streitkräfte aufzuzeigen, diese zu analysieren und anhand einer perspektivischen Betrachtung sich weiterentwickelnder Rahmenbedingungen zu bewerten.
Nach einer geschichtlichen Herleitung der Begriffe Strategie, Taktik und Operation wird die Entwicklung des operativen Denkens sowie der Operationsführung in den deutschen Streitkräften dargestellt und dies vor allem deshalb, um die uneinheitliche Benutzung und das Verständnis der Ausdrücke Operation, operativ, operatives Denken bis hin zur Operationsführung in den verschiedenen Epochen aufzuzeigen. Hierbei kommt es darauf an, herauszustellen, wie sich das Verhältnis der Ebenen der militärischen Führung zu den militärischen Führungsebenen geändert hat.

Es folgt die Ableitung der Inhalte und Merkmale operativer Führung aus heutiger Sicht unter Berücksichtigung der komplexen Anforderungen an den Einsatz von Streitkräften, der seit der Wiedervereinigung Deutschlands, dem Zusammenbruch des Warschauer Paktes und der aus einem anders gearteten Sicherheitsumfeld resultierenden neuen NATO-Strategie völlig veränderte Dimensionen angenommen hat.

Aufgezeigt wird hierbei, welch umfassender Ansatz bei der Erfassung der Thematik zu wählen ist und welche Folgerungen für Politik und Streitkräfte gezogen werden müssen.

Krieg warfare zu allen Zeiten Mittel der Politik und ist so alt, wie die Menschheit selbst. Schon in frühester Zeit haben sich deshalb Denker und Strategen mit diesem Thema beschäftigt und speziell die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Gebrauchs von Streitkräften als ein Mittel der Politik bedacht.
Und schreibt die Geschichte auch nicht das Lehrbuch für die Gegenwart, so bietet sie dennoch die Möglichkeit, Lehren aus ihr zu ziehen, indem durch examine der historischen Denkweisen sowie der praktischen Beispiele die entscheidenden Voraussetzungen für die Weiterentwicklung des eigenen Denkens gelegt werden.

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Ponti non muri (Incontri a Sichar) (Italian Edition) by Giorgio Bernardelli

By Giorgio Bernardelli

Questo libro racconta il dramma israelo-palestinese attraverso alcuni dei suoi temi-simbolo. Ma, nello stesso pace, vuole mostrare come siano presenti, pur in mezzo a tante tensioni, significative esperienze di riconciliazione.
Tornando a riflettere sulla celebre frase pronunciata da Giovanni Paolo II - «Non di muri, ma di ponti ha bisogno l. a. Terra Santa» -, emerge l. a. necessità di non fermarsi ai segni di divisione, come il muro che separa Israele e i Territori Palestinesi. Il passo realmente impegnativo, da cui dipende los angeles possibilità concreta della speed, è infatti quello che porta alla costruzione di ponti. according to questo motivo l’autore ci propone di incontrare gli israeliani e i palestinesi che provano a dialogare tra loro.

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Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping (War and Peace Library) by Dyan Mazurana,Angela Raven-Roberts,Jane Parpart,Erin K

By Dyan Mazurana,Angela Raven-Roberts,Jane Parpart,Erin K Baines,Barbara Bedont,Cynthia Enloe,Tracy Fitzsimmons,Heidi Hudson,Ruth Jacobson,Sue Lautze,Ilja A. Luciak,Angela Mackay,Cecilia Olmos,Louise Olsson,Valerie Oosterveld,Martina Vandenberg,J Zoë Wilson

Peacekeeping has develop into an enormous foreign venture during the international, from Africa to the Americas, from Europe to Southeast Asia. but beforehand, there was no systematic research of the foremost position of gender in post-cold conflict conflicts and of post-conflict peacekeeping efforts. This groundbreaking quantity explores how gender has turn into a vital consider shaping present wondering the explanations and results of armed clash, complicated emergencies, and reconstruction. Drawing on services starting from the top degrees of foreign policymaking all the way down to the day-by-day fight to enforce peacekeeping operations, this paintings represents the whole span of information and adventure approximately overseas intervention in neighborhood crises. proposing a wealthy array of examples from Angola, Bosnia Herzegovina, East Timor, El Salvador, the previous Yugoslavia, Guatemala, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, and Serbia, the authors supply very important insights for destiny peacekeeping and humanitarian missions.

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Demonization in International Politics: A Barrier to Peace by Linn Normand

By Linn Normand

This booklet investigates demonization in foreign politics, quite within the heart East. It argues that whereas demonization’s origins are spiritual, its endured presence is essentially political. Drawing upon examples from historic and glossy conflicts, this paintings addresses key questions: Why do leaders demonize enemies whilst waging conflict? And what are the lasting affects on peacemaking? In delivering solutions to those inquiries, the writer applies ancient perception to twenty-first century clash. particular realization is given to Israel and Palestine because the writer argues that war-time demonization in coverage, media, and paintings is a mental and relational barrier in the course of peace talks.

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Myth and Narrative in International Politics: Interpretive by Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

By Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

This ebook systematically explores
how various theoretical options of delusion may be utilised to interpretively
explore modern foreign politics. From the foreign community
to warlords, from participation to effectiveness – overseas politics is
replete with strong narratives and more often than not held ideals that qualify as
myths. Rebutting the certainty of myth-as-lie, this number of essays
unearths the ideological, naturalising, and depoliticising impression of myths.

Myth and Narrative in
International Politics:
 Interpretive methods to the examine of IR
offers conceptual and methodological suggestions on how one can make feel of different
myth theories and the way to hire them so one can discover the powerful
collective imaginations and ambiguities that underpin overseas politics
today. additional, it assembles case experiences of particular myths in several fields
of diplomacy, together with battle, international governance,
interventionism, improvement reduction, and statebuilding. The findings challenge
conventional assumptions in diplomacy, encouraging  lecturers  in IR and throughout a number of diverse fields
and disciplines, together with improvement reviews, worldwide governance studies,
strategic and armed forces 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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Challenges of European External Energy Governance with by Michèle Knodt,Nadine Piefer

By Michèle Knodt,Nadine Piefer

In a multipolar international with starting to be call for for power, no longer least by means of rising Powers equivalent to Brazil, India, China or South Africa (BICS), questions of ecu exterior strength governance could at the beginning hand seem to be a high-priority. but, truth tells a unique tale: the EU’s geographical concentration continues to be on adjoining international locations within the eu neighbourhood and on matters relating to strength safety. regardless of being Strategic companions and interesting in strength dialogues, apparently the ecu is missing strategic imaginative and prescient and isn't perceived as a massive actor in strength cooperation with the BICS. therefore, political momentum for strength cooperation and joint governance of scarce assets is vanishing. caused by 3 years of foreign, interdisciplinary study cooperation between lecturers and practitioners in Europe and the BICS international locations inside a venture funded by means of the Volkswagen starting place, this quantity addresses one of many maximum international demanding situations. particular concentration lies at the bilateral power dialogues and Strategic Partnerships among the european and rising Powers concerning bilateral, inter- and transnational strength cooperation. moreover, the research offers coverage ideas in an effort to faucet the complete power of strength cooperation among the ecu and Brazil, India, China and South Africa.

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Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security: Peace by Bahar Rumelili

By Bahar Rumelili

This quantity highlights the ways that the possibility of peace can generate anxieties and hence set in movement social and political tactics that reproduce and reactivate conflicts.


In analysing this factor, the amount builds at the concept of ontological protection and its contemporary functions to diplomacy concept. even if conflicts threaten the actual safety of the events concerned, in addition they support settle existential questions about easy parameters of existence, being, and id, and hence through the years turn into assets of ontological safety. the chance of peace, throughout the answer or transformation of clash, threatens to unsettle the steadiness and consistency of self-narratives, and their linked workouts and behavior on the person, team, and country levels.


The participants argue key issues: 1) that ontological lack of confidence might set in movement political and social approaches that reproduce and reactivate conflicts; 2) that dealing with peace anxieties necessitates the formula of other self-narratives on the person, societal, and kingdom degrees that re-situate the Self in terms of different and to the area at huge. hence, the publication analyses the ways that, and the stipulations less than which, clash solution induces ontological lack of confidence, and the various ways that ontological lack of confidence has avoided the profitable end result of peace methods in numerous clash contexts, together with Cyprus, Israel-Palestine and northern eire.


This publication could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of serious safeguard reviews, clash solution, peace and clash experiences, social thought and IR in general.

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