Oxford University Press, 2016. Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas reconceptualize peace as more than the absence of war.
Oxford University Press, 2015. Peter Wallensteen offers a broad analysis of peacebuilding, isolating what does and not work when settling conflicts.
University of Chicago Press, 2015. Editors David Cortright, Rachel Fairhurst and Kristen Wall present a conversation among leading scholars that analyzes the legal, ethical and strategic implications of American drone warfare.
Paradigm, 2015. Patrick Regan articulates a multi-level political process for influencing climate change legislation, beginning with local politics.
Oxford University Press, May 2015. Scott Appleby, David Little and Atalia Omer provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary account of the scholarship on religion, conflct and peacebuilding.
University of North Carolina Press, April 2015. Ebrahim Moosa introduces readers to the world of the madrasa—the most common type of school for religious instruction in the Islamic world—providing an informative resource for anyone seeking to understand orthodox Islam in global affairs.
Herald Press, 2014. This book by international mediator John Paul Lederach serves as a guidebook for church groups, families or individuals seeking a scriptural view of reconciliation and practical steps for transforming conflict.
Routledge, 2014. This book, edited by Peter Wallensteen and Anders Bjurner, analyzes the new and difficult roles of regional organizations in peacemaking after the end of the Cold War and how they relate to the United Nations.
Woodrow Wilson Center Press/John Hopkins University Press, 2014. Asher Kaufman studies one of the flash points of the Middle East since the 1960s—a tiny region of roughly 100 square kilometers where Syria, Lebanon and Israel come together but where the borders have never been clearly marked.
Syracuse University Press, 2013. This volume, edited by Jackie Smith and Ernesto Verdeja, considers how global capitalism affects peace processes. By including the work of anthropologists, economists, sociologists, and political scientists, it presents a broad yet thorough exploration of the complexities of peacebuilding in a global market economy.