Vaclav Havel: Resistance and Vision.

“He rejects the ritual and breaks the rules of the game.  He discovers once more his suppressed identity and dignity.  He gives his freedom a concrete significance.  His revolt is an attempt tolive within the truth” Vaclav Havel. The Czechoslovak Government. Vaclav
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Pathways to Reconciliation: Between Theory and Practice.

Philipa Rothfield, Cleo Fleming, Paul Komesaroff (Eds). (Aldershot:Ashgate, 2008, 194 pp.) The United Nations General Assembly had proclaimed in Resolution A/61/L.22; the year 2009 as the International Year of Reconciliation; “recognizing that reconciliation processes; are particularly necessary and urgent in countries and
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Fred Halliday. Political Journeys.

(London: Saqi, 2011, 288pp.) It is useful to have an overview of the life;  and thought of others working in the same vineyards of political analysis and conflict resolution. Fred Halliday was such a co-worker. Fred Halliday taught International Relations for many
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Sue and Steve Williams: Being in the Middle by Being at the Edge

(York: William Sessions Ltd). Sue and Steve Williams, have written a very useful study on mediation efforts;  in politically violent situations;  in the Middle East by drawing on the experiences of Quaker mediators;  usually working under the direction of Quaker Peace and
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The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons

John W. McDonald with Noa Zanolli. The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008, 341pp.) This book is an increasingly used form of oral history collection — sometimes transformed into a book;  sometimes kept as
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Edward J. Dale.Completing Piaget’s Project: Transpersonal Philosophy and the Future of Psychology

(St.Paul, MN: Paragon House Publishers, 2014) Edward J. Dale has written a very useful overview of the intellectual currents in trans-personal psychology;  a broad field in which different practitioners use different terms for roughly the same approach:  Robert Assagioli – psychosynthesis, Ken
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Krista Wiegand. Enduring Territorial Disputes

(Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2011, 340pp.) As Krista  Wiegand writes “The persistence of territorial disputes makes it difficult for states to cooperate on simple bilateral issues like immigration, trade, fishing rights and joint security.”  We might question if these are
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Transformation of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies

John Abromeit, Bridget M. Chesterton, Gary Marotta, York Norman (Eds). Transformation of Populism in Europe and the Americas: History and Recent Tendencies (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016, 354pp.) On 12 December 2015, Benedict Anderson;  the British historian, author of the widely cited 1983
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Jean Ziegler. Destruction Massive: Géopolitique de la faim

(Paris: Editions du Seuil, 2011, 343pp.) Translated into English and published as Jean Ziegler Betting on Famine: Why the World Still Goes Hungary (New York: The New Press, 2013). The First Millennium Goals set in 2000 were to half poverty and hunger
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Ho-Won Jeong(Ed.)Conflict Resolution: Dynamics, Process and Structure.

(Aldershot, UK:Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 1999, 221pp) As the psychologist Ronald Fisher notes in his important essay,  “Social-Psychological Processes in Interactive Conflict Analysis and Reconciliation”  “One of the most serious global problems facing the world as it lurches into the new millennium is
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