By (author) Feargal Cochrane
Normal Price: $111.95
Your Price: $100.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $11.19! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.04 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Ending Wars by Feargal Cochrane
Book DescriptionMany books have been written about war, but few have focused on how wars can be brought to an end. Wars are rarely inevitable however and this book is aimed at understanding how violent conflicts can be brought to a close through intervention, mediation and political negotiation. The simple premise underlying the book is that wars between states and wars within states are generally fought by rational people for particular political goals or perceived interests. War is better understood as a methodology rather than an ideology. When the context, issues and actors in these armed conflicts change then it is often possible to control, or even transform such violence. By bringing together a number of existing debates from peace and conflict research as well as scholars of international relations, the book examines the dynamic forces that lie behind the ending of wars and how these have changed over time. Examples are drawn from a wide range of armed conflicts to analyse the efforts that have been made to move from War-War to Jaw-Jaw, or more typically Jaw-War. Efforts at third-party intervention, mediation and political negotiation across a range of conflict zones from Europe to Sub-Saharan Africa are discussed in full. Neither idealistic nor fatalistic, this book is a must-read for all students of international politics and security studies.
Buy Ending Wars book by Feargal Cochrane from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780745640327
(224mm x 194mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Feargal Cochrane
Migration and Security in the Global Age, Hardback (March 2015)
This text is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. It aims to illustrate how the diversity of migrant populations cross-cuts political, cultural, social and economic spheres of activity.
Northern Ireland, Hardback (April 2013)
Explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political agreement in 1998. In this book, the author explores how divisions between Catholics and Protestants became so entrenched, and reviews the thirty years of political violence in Northern Ireland - which killed over 3,500 people - leading up to the peace agreement.
Ending Wars, Paperback (September 2008)
Many books have been written about war, but few have focused on how wars can be brought to an end. Wars are rarely inevitable however and this book is aimed at understanding how violent conflicts can be brought to a close through intervention, mediation and political negotiation.
Global Governance, Conflict and Resistance, Hardback (November 2003)» View all books by Feargal Cochrane
Since the turn of the millennium, resistance to the liberal project of global governance has come to occupy centre stage in global and international politics. "Global Governance, Conflict and Resistance" provides a wide ranging series of analyses of such challenges.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ending Wars book by Feargal Cochrane and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Feargal Cochrane
Feargal Cochrane is Director of the Richardson Institute for Peace and Conflict Research in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.