Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. Editors Jackie Smith and Hank Johnston bring together essays on the implications of the globalization of political mobilization and explore the ways social movement actors are able to affect change in global political processes. Specific topics include Irish transnational social movements, the shaping of protected area systems in less developed countries, the anti-dam movement in Brazil, and the U.S. — Central American peace movement.
MacMillan, 2002. Edited by John Darby and Roger Mac Ginty. This book identifies six key strands in the Northern Ireland peace process and assess how factors in each facilitated or obstructed political movement. It draws heavily on interviews with politicians and policymakers.
Lynne Rienner, 2002. By David Cortright and George A. Lopez, with Linda Gerber. Despite widespread disagreement about the effectiveness of UN sanctions and the need for reform, the Security Council continues to impose sanctions. Cortright and Lopez continue their collaboration to assess new multilateral approaches to sanctions and economic statecraft. They conclude with a framework for future policy, as well as specific recommendations for enhancing the viability of "smart sanctions" strategies.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. In Smart Sanctions, editors David Cortright and George A. Lopez explore the emerging concept of targeted sanctions and provide a comprehensive framework for new sanctions strategies for the 21st century. This volume includes essays by experts and analysts from the United Nations community, the European Union, the United States Government, and the academic community.
United States Institute of Peace, 2001. John Darby analyzes four kinds of violence (by the state, by militants, in the community, and during negotiations) and draws out the policy implications, suggesting how the “guardians” of the peace process can defeat would-be spoilers and change a culture of violence. Includes in-depth profiles of Northern Ireland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Israel-Palestine, and the Basque country.
Xlibris, 2001. Sikhism, a religion of twenty million people, is one of the least-understood traditions in the world. The state of Punjab, where the majority of Sikhs live, has been the site of a serious conflict in the past two decades. This book by Cynthia Mahmood contains ten essays on Sikh militancy, religious conflict in India, and human rights.
Rowman and Littlefield, 2000. Terrorists and peacemakers may grow up in the same community and be part of the same religious tradition. Yet one group kills, and the other fosters reconciliation. This book by R. Scott Appleby explains what religious peacemakers share in common, what causes them to take different paths, and how a deeper understanding of religious extremism can be integrated into our thinking about conflict.
Oxford University Press, 2000. Edited by Cynthia Sampson and John Paul Lederach. Religious leaders, transnational religious movements, and faith-based NGOs are now recognized as central players in the post-Cold War era of ethnic and religious conflict. This collection of essays chronicles and evaluates the Mennonite contribution to the new cultural paradigm in conflict resolution and peacebuilding drawing on work in settings including South Africa, Northern Ireland, Colombia, Nicaragua, Somalia, and Hebron.
MacMillan, 2000. Edited by John Darby and Roger Mac Ginty. This book is the result of the monitoring of five peace processes (Israel/Palestine, South Africa, Basque Country, Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland). It identifies factors that facilitate or block political movement and highlights issues of negotiation and constitutional change.