Conflict & Peace

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Are We Done Fighting?

Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division

Unfounded beliefs and hateful political and social divisions that can cascade into violence are threatening to pull the world apart. Responding to fear and aggression strategically and with … 352 View

Disarming Conflict

Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that … 232 View

From Bombs to Books

The remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools

This book chronicles how schools in Canada can #&8212; and do — play a positive role in the day-to-day lives of refugee families. Written by a principal who has worked at of two of the … 232 View

Loyalist Rebellion in New Brunswick

A defining conflict for Canada's political culture

The American refugees who fled north to Canada after Britain’s defeat by the revolutionary U.S. army were determined to build a culture separate from the U.S. By their numbers and their … 184 View

Oil and World Politics

The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more

This book identifies the underlying role played by the oil and gas resource and the oil industry in international affairs, with a focus on recent conflict zones. It discusses military … 280 View


How people around the world are building a world free of war

A world without war: this is the vision that Douglas Roche has pursued for decades. A long-time Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament, Canadian ambassador for disarmament, and later a … 224 View

The Mediator’s Toolkit

Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes

Learn how to formulate and ask penetrating, paradigm-shifting questions for successful outcomes in any conflict. Knowing how to formulate and ask incisive questions to get to the core of a … 258 View

The Memory We Could Be

Overcoming Fear to Create Our Ecological Future

Heal the great separation between humans and nature, and help create a future worth remembering. The Memory We Could Be moves beyond the sterile, technical language around climate change and … 338 View

The Myth of the Good War

America in the Second World War

Was the role of the United States in the Second World War an essentially idealistic one, a crusading struggle to conquer the dark forces of German fascism and Japanese militarism? Was it an … 328 View

The United Nations in the 21st Century

Grappling with the world's most challenging issues: militarism, the environment, human rights, inequality

After more than seven decades, the United Nations embodies humanity’s hopes for peace, security, social justice, human rights, equality for women, and a voice for all. At the same time, … 98 View

Worth Fighting For

Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror

Historians, veterans, museums, and public education campaigns have all documented and commemorated the experience of Canadians in times of war. But Canada also has a long, rich, and important … ; ; 336 View


From: The Memory We Could Be


Looking ahead, one thing is clear: the path we are on is coming to an end. Projections of the coming decades — whether they focus on food supplies, conflicts or weather patterns — … 2 $0.20 Add


From: Are We Done Fighting?


George Lakey, as a professor of peace studies, frames the importance of this book to build our capacity for peace in a world that still views violence as a resolution method in conflicts of all scales. 4 $0.40 Add

Foreword to the New English Edition

Foreword: Objectives and Methodology

From: The Myth of the Good War


Outlines the approach to WWII taken in this study, develops his Methodology and descrives the work as a synthesis 12 $1.20 Add

Glossary & Introduction

From: The Mediator's Toolkit


This book introduces the S Questions Model, which focuses on the development and asking of questions for clarifying existing information, gathering new information and creating new insight in … 6 $0.60 Add


Breaking Free From the Bonds of War

From: Peacemakers


Outlines what brought him to write this book explaining about the peacekeeping endeavours that have become more prevalent and his qualifications 7 $0.70 Add