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Goldstein, Joshua S., 1952-
Winning the war on war : the decline of armed conflict worldwide / Joshua S. Goldstein
New York : Dutton, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  D862.5 .G65 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Military history, Modern -- 21st century
War -- History -- 21st century
War -- Prevention
Conflict management
Peace-building
Physical Description x, 385 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-371) and index
Contents War on the street outside : Beirut, 1980 -- The long-term trend : a trip in a time machine, 2011 to prehistoric times -- Palestine to Congo : the invention of peacekeeping, 1947-61 -- Angola to Mozambique : failures and successes of the early 1990s -- The Kofi Annan reforms : consolidation and expansion, 1997-2006 -- The Sierra Leone model : multidimensional peace operations, 1998-2011 -- The unarmy : nonmilitary forces supporting peace -- Peace movements : if you want peace, work for peace -- Assessing progress : is peace increasing since 1945? -- Three myths : finding the truth when conventional wisdom is wrong -- Wars of the world : the fires still smoldering -- What we can do : a new global identity
Summary Presents balanced facts about the military-civilian death ratio in modern warfare while explaining how a general decline in armed conflict is revealing the effectiveness of peace
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