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Theories of War and Peace
Language: en
Pages: 604
Authors: Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Cote, Jr., Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven E. Miller
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09-15 - Publisher: MIT Press

New approaches to understanding war and peace in the changing international system. What causes war? How can wars be prevented? Scholars and policymakers have sought the answers to these questions for centuries. Although wars continue to occur, recent scholarship has made progress toward developing more sophisticated and perhaps more useful
Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Mohammad Jafar Amir Mahallati
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

5 War and Peace in Shi'i Primary Narratives and Sources -- 6 Traditional Shi'i Ethics of War and Peace Untested: Jihad, Ideology, Revolution, and War -- 7 Postwar Revision and the Reconstruction of Modern Iranian-Shi'i Ethics of War and Peace -- 8 Terrorism and Shi'i Theologies of Martyrdom, Nonviolence, and
War and Peace in Jewish Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Yigal Levin, Amnon Shapira
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than
War and Peace in Sudan
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Manṣūr Khālid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Routledge

Sudan has been at war with itself for the last forty years, except for a ten-year period of peace from 1972 to 1983. This book traces the root causes of the Sudanese conflict: the remnants of slave culture and the rift between North and South, exacerbated by a conflict of
The Ethics of War and Peace
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Nigel Dower
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book presents a clear and comprehensive introduction to the diverse and wide-ranging ethical aspects of war and peace. In a fair-minded and engaging analysis, Nigel Dower introduces the different ethical theories in traditional and contemporary debates ? realism, just war theory and pacifism ? and subjects each to detailed