Books by IPRA Members

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---- New Publications on Africa ----

Women in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding in Northern Uganda 8: Sidonia Angom - (Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018).

The book analyses the two decades of the brutal civil war of northern Uganda. The author modified Lederach's peacebuilding framework to include peacemaking to bring out the argument that women and men make significant contributions to the peace processes and point out women’s position as top leadership actors. The book uncovers the under-emphasised role of women in peacemaking and building. From grassroots to national level, women were found to have organised themselves and assumed roles as advocates, negotiators and mobilizers ...

https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319758824

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Jean Chrysostome K. Kiyala: Child Soldiers and Restorative Justice: Participatory Action Research in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019).

This book investigates how, while children used as soldiers are primarily perceived as victims of offences against international law, they also commit war atrocities. In the aftermath of armed conflict, the mainstream justice system targets warlords internationally, armed groups and militias’ commanders who abduct and enrol children as combatants, leaving child perpetrators not being held accountable for their alleged gross human rights violations. Attempts to prosecute child soldiers through the mainstream justice system have resulted in child rights abuses... Read More: https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319900704

 Other Publications on Africa:

<> Lydia Gitau: Trauma-sensitivity and Peacebuilding: Considering the Case of South Sudanese Refugees in Kakuma Refugee Camp (Cham: Springer Internat. Publishing, 2018). See more ... https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319498027

<> Dumisani Ngwenya: Healing the Wounds of Gukurahundi in Zimbabwe: A Participatory Action Research Project (Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018)... Read more: https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319668178

<> Regional Ecological Challenges for Peace in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific: Úrsula Oswald Spring, Hans Günter Brauch, Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald, Juliet Bennett (Eds.): (Cham– New et al.: Springer International Publishing, 2017).  See more on this book at: http://www.afes-press-books.de/html/APESS_04-05.htm

<> Peacebuilding and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Experiences and Strategies for the 21st CenturyHeather Devere - Kelli Te Maiharoa - John Synott (Eds.):  (Cham– New York – Heidelberg – Dordrecht – London: Springer International Publishing, 2017)... http://www.afes-press-books.de/html/APESS_09.htm

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---- New Publications on Latin America ----

Risks, Violence, Security and Peace in Latin America- 40 Years of the Latin American Council of Peace Research: Ursula Oswald Spring, Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald (Eds.) - (Cham: Springer, 2018).

This book analyses the war against drugs, violence in streets, schools and families, and mining conflicts in Latin America. It examines the nonviolent negotiations, human rights, peacebuilding and education, explores security in cyberspace and proposes to overcome xenophobia, white supremacy, sexism, and homophobia, where social inequality increases injustice and violence. During the past 40 years of the Latin American Council for Peace Research (CLAIP) regional conditions have worsened... 

See more: https://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319738079

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Preventing Health and Environmental Risks in Latin America: Ma. Luisa Marván,  Esperanza López-Vázquez,(Eds.): (Cham: Springer Internat. Publishing, 2018).

This book addresses environmental and medical issues that could risk our well-being, our health, or even cause death. Some of the issues analysed could have negative consequences not only today but also for future generations if not prevented in time. With regard to health risks, the authors discuss several diseases that could be avoided if people perform (or avoid) certain behaviours and become accustomed to having healthier habits....More at:  https://www.springer.com/series/15232 and: http://www.afes-press-books.de/html/APESS. htm

 

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--- New Books on Asia and Australia ---

The Securitization of Climate ChangeAustralian and United States' Military Responses (2003 - 2013) - Michael Durant Thomas:   (Cham: Springer, 2018).

This book examines how the armed forces of the United States and Australia have responded to the threat posed by climate change to national security. Drawing on established securitisation frameworks (‘Copenhagen’ and ‘Paris’ Schools), the author uses a combination of quantitative and qualitative techniques to systematically examine more than 3,500 speeches, policies and doctrinal articles since 2003. Importantly, the author undertakes an examination of the intersection between the political and the military spheres, probing the question of how ideology has influenced the military’s uptake on the issue...  https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319496573

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South Asian Rivers: Imtiaz Ahmed (Ed.): A Framework for Cooperation (Cham: Springer, 2018).

This volume identifies existing statist approaches and political economies of river management in South Asia. These rivers are heavily suffering from millions of people who in contrast consider them as holy and worship them. Edited by Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, the contributors of this book from India, Nepal and Pakistan are leading readers on a journey through the transboundary rivers of South Asia where rivers are vital for the life and living...  More at:  https://www.springer.com/series/15232 -- http://www.afes-press-books.de/html/APESS. htm

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