Books by Faculty
Catholic theologians, ethicists, and scholar-practitioners examine peacebuilding in this volume edited by Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S., R. Scott Appleby, and Gerard F. Powers.
Oxford University Press, 2010
Jason Springs reevaluates the work of influential theologian Hans Frei.
Routledge, IISS, 2010
Written by David Cortright and Raymo Väyrynen, this book offers practical steps for achieving genuine progress toward disarmament.
Oxford University Press, 2010
In this book edited by Daniel Philpott and Gerard F. Powers, 15 leading scholars propose an imaginative and provocative approach to peacebuilding.
Temple University Press, 2009
Ernesto Verdeja develops a critical justification for political reconciliation.
In the second edition of this popular book, David Cortright situates Gandhi's message of nonviolence in recent world events.
Emerald Books, 2009
This book, co-edited by George A. Lopez, reveals arms embargoes to be more effective than often understood.
Oxford University Press, 2008
Mary Ellen O'Connell shows how international law supports order in the world and the attainment of humanity's fundamental goals of peace, prosperity, respect for human rights, and protection of the natural environment.
Cambridge University Press, 2008
This book by David Cortright traces the peace movement's religious and intellectual roots.
MIT Press, 2007
Edited by David Cortright and George A. Lopez. This book argues that defeating the global terrorist threat requires a bold new approach.
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.
SAGE Publications, 2007
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.
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.
Haymarket Books, 2005
David Cortright documents the rebellion among U.S. soldiers opposed to the Vietnam war. Originally published in 1975, the book now includes a chapter that examines the enduring imprint of this period on the U.S. military and the lessons this era holds for the U.S. occupation in Iraq.
Oxford University Press, 2004
John Paul Lederach asks the question: What moves ordinary people to reject violence and seek reconciliation? The moral imagination, Lederach writes, is “the capacity to imagine something rooted in the challenges of the real world, yet capable of giving birth to that which does not yet exist.” This book is for scholars and peacebuilders engaged in conflict transformation, mediation, restorative justice, and political reconciliation.
Fourth Freedom Forum, 2004
On February 15, 2003, an estimated ten million people around the world demonstrated against the war on Iraq. David Cortright tells the story of the the largest single day of protest in history.
Good Books, 2003
John Paul Lederach offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict. Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels. In this book, he coins the phrase “conflict transformation” and explains how it requires “both solutions and social change.”
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.
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.