Category: Political Freedom

  • Download The Political Psychology of War Rape: Studies from Bosnia by Inger Skjelsbæk PDF

    By Inger Skjelsbæk

    This booklet offers a conceptual framework for realizing conflict rape and its influence, via empirical exam of the case of Bosnia.

    Providing a contextual figuring out of sexual violence in conflict, and situating Bosnian conflict rape in terms of next conflicts, the book offers a methodological define of the way sexual violence in struggle may be studied from a political-psychological perspective. It presents empirical findings from the sector that convey what battle rape can entail within the aftermath of armed clash for sufferers and their groups.

    Through its complete method of Bosnian stories, the quantity expands the conceptualization of victimhood and demanding situations the belief that sexual violence is a very tricky topic to review due to sufferer silence. Rather, the writer demonstrates there are lots of voices which can supply perception and understandings of battle rape and its impression with no need to compromise the protection and privateness of person sufferers. eventually, the e-book indicates the ways that person studies of warfare rape are formed via nationwide and overseas discourses on gender, sexuality and politics.

    This booklet might be of curiosity to scholars of political psychology, battle and clash reports, eu politics, ethnic clash, politics and IR in general.

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  • Download Achieving Human Rights by Richard Falk PDF

    By Richard Falk

    Richard Falk once more captures our cognizance with a nuanced research of what we have to do - on the own point in addition to nation activities - to refocus our pursuit of human rights in a post-9/11 global. From democratic worldwide governance, to the prices of the Iraq battle, the preeminent position of the us on this planet order to the position of person voters of a globalized global, Falk stresses the ethical urgency of attaining human rights. In stylish simplicity, this publication areas the concern of such an ethos within the own judgements we make in our human interactions, not only the actions of presidency associations and non-governmental businesses. Falk masterly weaves jointly such issues because the Iraq conflict, U.S. human rights practices and abuses, humanitarian intervention, the rule of thumb of legislations, responses to terrorism, genocide in Bosnia, the Pinochet trial, the Holocaust, and data know-how to create an ethical tapestry of global order with human rights on the heart.

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  • Download Development Education in Policy and Practice by Stephen McCloskey PDF

    By Stephen McCloskey

    Improvement schooling is an intensive type of studying that addresses the structural motives of poverty and injustice within the worldwide North and South. This quantity debates improvement schooling perform and the coverage atmosphere during which it truly is introduced. It affirmatively issues to the transformative energy of schooling as a way towards social switch.
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  • Download Critique, Security and Power: The Political Limits to by Tara McCormack PDF

    By Tara McCormack

    This publication goals to have interaction with modern safety discourses from a serious standpoint. It argues that instead of being a thorough, analytical outlook, a lot severe safeguard conception fails to fulfil its promise to pose a problem to modern strength kinfolk. generally, 'critical safeguard' theories and dialogues are understood to be revolutionary theoretical frameworks that supply a trenchant overview and research of latest overseas and nationwide safeguard coverage. Tara McCormack investigates the restrictions of up to date serious and emancipatory theorising and its dating with modern strength constructions. starting with a theoretical critique and entering into a case examine of the serious ways to the get a divorce of the previous Yugoslavia, this publication assesses the rules followed by means of the overseas neighborhood on the time to teach that a lot modern severe protection concept and discourse actually mirrors shifts in post-Cold warfare foreign and nationwide protection coverage. faraway from not easy foreign strength inequalities and supplying an emancipatory framework, modern serious protection conception inadvertently finally ends up serving as a theoretical justification for an unequal overseas order. This e-book may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of severe safety reviews, diplomacy and protection stories. Tara McCormack is Lecturer in overseas Politics on the college of Leicester and has a PhD in diplomacy from the collage of Westminster.
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  • Download A Political Theory of Rights by Attracta Ingram PDF

    By Attracta Ingram

    Rights are simple development blocks of the modern kingdom, but their rigorous justification is hard. This publication presents an intensive research of this critical subject, and demanding situations the orthodox view that rights are one of those estate declare in one's physique. Drawing at the culture of the social agreement in addition to the wealth of contemporary paintings in political conception, Ingram conceives of rights as a kind of political declare, and indicates how they are often justified in a manner rather suited for the pluralistic nature of latest liberal society.
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  • Download The Dark Side of European Integration : Social Foundations by Alina Polyakova, Anton Shekhovtsov PDF

    By Alina Polyakova, Anton Shekhovtsov

    Throughout Europe, radical right-wing events are profitable expanding electoral aid. The darkish facet of ecu Integration argues that this emerging nationalism and the mobilization of the unconventional correct are the implications of ecu monetary integration. the eu monetary undertaking has produced a cultural backlash within the kind of nationalist radical correct ideologies. This evaluation depends on a close research of the electoral upward thrust of radical correct events in Western and jap Europe. opposite to renowned trust, financial functionality and immigration premiums usually are not the one elements that make sure the a ways right's luck. There are different political and social elements that designate why in post-socialist japanese eu international locations such events had traditionally been weaker than their capability, which they've got now began to satisfy more and more. utilizing in-depth interviews with radical correct activists in Ukraine, Alina Polyakova additionally explores how radical correct mobilization works at the flooring via social networks, permitting new insights into how social activities and political events have interaction.
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  • Download Opportunities to improve airport passenger screening with by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and PDF

    By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Materials Advisory Board, Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation

    Defense of the touring public from terrorist threats regarding explosives is an important target of the Transportation protection management (TSA). For two decades, the TSA (and the Federal Aviation management prior to it) were making an investment in applied sciences to fulfill that target. To help that task, the TSA has requested the NRC to evaluate a number of technological possibilities for supplying such safeguard. The NRC is drawing close this project by means of issuing a sequence of news on selected expertise functions. this is often the 1st of that sequence and offers an evaluation of mass spectrometry for stronger hint detection (ETD) of chemical substances contained in explosives. The document describes barriers of hint detection more often than not and the present applied sciences particularly. It then offers a dialogue of the opportunity of mass spectrometry to enhance EDT together with demanding situations confronted by way of any such approach, suggestions for beginning a software to exploit mass spectrometry, and suggestions for a phased implementation plan.
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  • Download National Security: The Israeli Experience by Israel Tal PDF

    By Israel Tal

    A finished account of Israel's doctrine of nationwide defense, this research examines to what measure protection theories have confirmed legitimate and indicates an up to date safety doctrine for the following century. starting with the institution of the country of Israel in 1948, Israeli security planners have confronted a frightening job. normal Tal describes the background of the Israel-Arab wars from the conflict of Independence onward and provides a safety concept particular to Israel from which the battling doctrines of the Israeli army derive. He additionally to categorizes the degrees of protection a number of countries get pleasure from because of their differing geo-political events, their energy, and the conflicts of pursuits that they face with their neighbors.

    This quantity clarifies themes within the sector of nationwide protection, the paintings of conflict, rules of conflict, and classes discovered from previous conflicts. Tal concludes that earlier safeguard thought proved legitimate since it used to be dependent upon a call to allocate the nice element of to be had assets, either highbrow and fabric, to safe nationwide security. besides the fact that, this concept isn't any longer legitimate because of political adjustments within the center East and the advance of recent army applied sciences. He asserts a brand new process that rests upon mutual strategic deterrence in the course of the region.

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  • Download Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, PDF

    By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Security, and Cooperation Development, Christopher Eldridge

    The U.S. and Russian academies convened a workshop in 2003 for sharing most sensible practices in nuclear fabrics safeguard, keep watch over, and accounting (MPC&A), together with the prestige and alertness of distant tracking applied sciences, body of workers concerns, and either nationwide and overseas safeguards around the globe. The targets of the workshop have been to spot parts during which the USA and Russia can advertise most sensible practices in MPC&A globally and extend U.S.-Russian cooperation on nuclear non-proliferation. The papers provided within the workshop and the results of workshop discussions shape the foundation for this workshop summary.

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