The Difficult Task of Peace

Crisis, Fragility and Conflict in an Uncertain World
Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 20. September 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • XXXIII, 320 Seiten
978-3-030-21976-5 (ISBN)
This book provides a holistic view on the topics of peace and conflict, peace education, international relations and regional studies during the end of the second decade of the twenty-first century. It collects the studies, experience and analysis of faculty members of the University for Peace presented in three sections: regional and institutional outlook, and common challenges and interventions. Some of the topics in this book include the complex concept of peace; governance and security in Africa; peace and conflict in the Middle East; maritime security conflicts in South China Sea, the European Union in a multipolar world, religious fundamentalism and violent extremism; food security, climate change; and participatory action research in the culture of peace. Scholars, capacity building trainers, policy makers, politicians, lawyers, and individuals interested in international affairs among others might find in this book a diverse academic source for further analysis in their respective fields.
1st ed. 2020
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
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  • 3 s/w Abbildungen
  • Höhe: 21 cm
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  • Breite: 14.8 cm
  • 462 gr
978-3-030-21976-5 (9783030219765)
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Francisco Rojas-Aravena is Rector of the University for Peace (UPEACE), Costa Rica, and former Secretary-General of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). He is a member of Editorial Councils of several professional journals, including Foreign Affairs Latin America (Mexico), Pensamiento Iberoamericano (Spain) and Ciencia Política (Colombia).
Section I.Chapter 1. Introduction. Francisco Rojas AravenaChapter 2. The Complex Concept of Peace in an Uncertain World. Fernando BlascoSection II. Regional OutlookChapter 3. Peace, Governance and Security in Africa: Getting it Right. Samuel Kale Ewusi and Kingsley L. NgangeChapter 4. Prospects of Peace and Conflict in the Middle East in the 21st Century. Amr Abdalla, Lilya Akay, and Zeynya ShikurChapter 5. Latin America and the International Court of Justice. Juan Carlos Sainz-BorgoChapter 6. Securitizing South China Sea: ASEANs Response to Traditional and Non-Traditional Maritime Security Conflicts. Alma María O. Salvador and Daisy C. SalvadorSection III. Institutional OutlookChapter 7. Role of International Adjudication in Conflict Resolution and Transformation. Mihir KanadeChapter 8. The European Union: A Sound Superpower in a Multipolar World. Enrique Barón Crespo and Pelayo CastroChapter 9. The Belt and Road: Building a Community of Shared Interests Together. Zhang XiaoyuChapter 10. The African Union in the Present Context. Ekwealor Chinedu ThomasSection IV. Common Challenges and InterventionsChapter 11. Religious Fundamentalism and Violent Extremism. Zahid Shahab AhmedChapter 12. Terrorist Fighters, Mass Surveillance, and International Law. Mariateresa GarridoChapter 13. Achieving Food Security in the Face of Inequality, Climate Change and ConflictChapter 14. Using Participatory Action Research to Define Cultures of Peace

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