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Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Gawdat Bahgat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Why do some countries seek to acquire nuclear weapons? How can they be convinced to give up these aspirations? These are the underlying questions in this new study of nuclear proliferation in six key ... More


The Left at War

Michael F. Bérubé

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 and Bush’;s belligerent response fractured the American left—partly by putting pressure on little-noticed fissures that had appeared a decade earlier. This book revisits ... More


Conclusion: Large Dams and Other Things

Christopher Sneddon

in Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The concluding chapter summarizes the previous chapters’ main arguments and examines the possibility of developing a more deliberative and participatory approach to large dams as a development tool, ... More


Haitian Realities and Scholarly Myths: A Counterintuitive Analysis

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

It is perhaps predictable that, given Haiti’s isolation among world nations, foreign interventions should be blamed for virtually all of the island’s problems. Specific analysis of critical Haitian ... More


Making Peace a Fighting Word

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the most serious Soviet propaganda challenge in the early Cold War, the peace movement that became the World Peace Council. Peace became a fighting word in the late 1940s. ... More


Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Maia Carter Hallward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Beginning in 2004, after the mainstream peace movement collapsed due in part to the outbreak of the second intifada, the author of this book, Maia Hallward, spent most of a year observing the work of ... More


Conclusion

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The concluding chapter explores key findings of the study of Israeli and Palestinian peace and justice activism in the second intifada. Despite the lack of coverage of civil society peace efforts in ... More


Examining the Boundaries of “Peace”

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the psychological, social, economic, cultural, and political boundaries affecting peace activism in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Using Ringmar's concept of “geography of ... More


Mechanisms of Reconfiguration: Challenging Policies of Separation

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Despite the challenges of unilateralism and separation and the lack of significant socio-political change, activists continued their struggle for peace and justice in 2008. This chapter discusses how ... More


Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Nancy Gallagher

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161056
eISBN:
9781617970177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161056.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in the longest-standing refugee crisis in the world today. Based on new archival research and interviews with surviving participants, this book considers ... More


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