Polity Press, 2008. Alan Dowty analyzes this conflict from a historical perspective.
Cambridge University Press, 2008. This book by David Cortright traces the peace movement's religious and intellectual roots.
Paradigm, 2007. This book co-edited by Jackie Smith offers a fresh and accessible analysis of the World Social Forum — one of the most important political developments of our time.
Kroc Institute and Catholic Relief Services, 2007. By John Paul Lederach, Reina Neufeldt, and Hal Culbertson. This practical book aims to improve peacebuilding practitioners’ capacity to design transformative change and track and improve upon those changes over time in unpredictable conflict contexts.
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Jackie Smith shows how social activists promote human rights and ecological sustainability.
Cambridge University Press, 2007. Christian Davenport looks at authoritarianism, state coercion, and democratic political institutions.
SAGE Publications, 2007 (2nd edition). Peter Wallensteen offers this comprehensive guide to understanding conflict resolution in the global environment. He first reviews the development of conflict resolution since the Cold War. Next, he explores the settlement of three major types of international conflict: inter-state, internal, and those arising from state formation issues. In the last part of the book, he examines regional and international approaches and poses questions about the future of conflict resolution.
Notre Dame Press, 2007. This volume edited by Monique Skidman and Patricia Lawrence explores the intricate, dynamic relationships among women and the state and armed forces of Kashmir, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Burma. They also address the complex role that religion (Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism) plays among women during times of conflict.
Paradigm, 2006. Drawing on the legend and lessons of Gandhi, David Cortright traces the history of nonviolent social activism from the early 20th century to the war in Iraq.