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08 Jun 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three major contemporary...

20 Jul 2022

Peace or war : Sharon's legacy of controversy

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

The post-Sharon era began abruptly on January 5, when the 77-year-old Prime Minister of Israel suffered a massive stroke while visiting his ranch in the northern part of Israel (Negev). Everybody seemed to agree that his passing from the political scene would change everything, opening up a...

28 Apr 2021

The International Criminal Court and the Peace Process in Northern Uganda

Essay - 9 pages - International law

The Juba Peace Talks that started in July 2006 in Southern Sudan seem to be one of the best chances to bring an end to the 20-year-long raging conflict in the region of Northern Uganda. Known for its unbelievable atrocities, the war has by now caused the displacement of more than 1.7...

12 Oct 2021

Could colonization have gone differently with Europeans and Indians living together peacefully?

Essay - 1 pages - Medieval history

Between 1775 and 1884, Indian territories in the Americas drastically declined. This decrease in territory has been accompanied by a decrease in the people themselves. Today, we'll try to see if this colonization could have been different, and if those people could have lived together, in...

28 Jul 2020

The Northern Ireland Conflict and paths to Peace - How was a peace settlement to end the Troubles achieved in April 1998?

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

The peace settlement that was achieved in April 1998 results from a long period of negotiations, doubts and violent attacks from all communities. The inter-communal conflict of The Troubles had lasted for more than thirty years leaving a city and a country deeply broken. Historians agreed...

12 Oct 2020

The Dayton Peace agreement

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

The Dayton Peace agreement, initiated in Dayton, Ohio in November 1995 and signed in Paris a month later, put an end to the worst conflict Europe had known since the Second World War. After three years of diplomatic shortcomings and blocked negotiations, US envoy Richard Hoolbrooke - the...

29 Jul 2015

The impact of history and gothic art on peace and security

Case study - 5 pages - Arts and art history

This paper entails a collection of 10 pieces of art from Prehistory style to the Gothic style. Each of the ten pieces of art selected portrays the theme of peace and security in terms of managing conflict and violence in a turbulent world. Peace and security are critical...

12 Nov 2014

The Effects of War and Peace on Foreign Aid

Case study - 5 pages - Other law subjects

The Sudan is a vast area extending from the Red Sea at the Horn of Africa in the East to the Sahel regions in the North and the Equatorial rainforest at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in the West. It used to be one country, the Republic of Sudan, but the South split away from...

20 Aug 2013

A peace of dynamism

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

When, some three thousand years ago in ancient China, the Duke of Zhou set about building up the Zhou Dynasty, he instituted as a way to organize society the rites and music system, using rites to give expression to the differences between people on the one hand, and music to transcend these...

05 Jan 2010

The Dayton peace agreement and its consequences in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

In the early 1990s the unraveling of Yugoslavia was well under way, and by the time war reached Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Yugoslavia was almost nonexistent. Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia had already proclaimed independence with relatively little military conflict. When the time came for...

25 Mar 2010

Becoming lost and found: Peace, Christianity and anti-oppression

Thesis - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

With reference to oppression, the author contests that lessons of religion, namely peace and forgiveness, can and should be implemented to teach the values of inclusively. This article sets out to discover why people, most of whom are inherently religious at least practicing faith to some...

29 Sep 2010

European union and regulation of the peace process in the Middle East since 1991

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

Launched with the Madrid Conference in 1991, the israeli-Palestinian peace process led to the historical handshake between Yasser Arafat and Shimon Peres at the White House in Washington. American president Clinton, thus sealed the signature of a statement of principles, and reaffirmed the...

25 Mar 2010

David J. Francis, Uniting Africa: Building regional peace and security systems

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

“Africa today is faced with a stark choice, either unite or perish. ” So opens David J. Francis' intriguing study on the state of African nations in relation to one another. Frances spends a great deal of attention outlining the serious social and economic problems facing the African...

16 Jan 2009

Theoretical explanations of the period of peace between Japan and the USA (from 1945 onwards)

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

On the 7th of December 1941, Japanese submarines and carrier-based planes attacked the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, killing 3000 military personnel, and destroying a great part of the fleet. This led to a 4-years war culminating in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a milestone in human history....

07 May 2009

Reading note on Kant's perpetual peace

Thesis - 5 pages - Literature

Immanuel Kant was born in Königsberg, Prussia in 1724. He studied philosophy, mathematics and physics at the University of Königsberg, and became a renowned teacher and scholar thanks to his works on reason, knowledge and judgment. Indeed, he intended to explain rationalism, and therefore...

05 Jul 2009

The millennium of peace

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The word millennium comes from the Latin words mille (1000) and annus (year), and means a thousand-year period of time. The word millennium, or its Greek equivalent, does not appear anywhere in the bible, but The Revelation to John mentions a period of time lasting 1,000 years six times in...

28 Jul 2009

How an EU military could affect world peace through international law

Thesis - 12 pages - International law

There is no greater motivation for European unification than the desire for peace. Just like the UN, the EU wants to avoid the “scourge of war” for its future generations. In times of peace, the world forgets that the EU is not an economic coalition, but is instead a...

13 Jan 2009

Globalisation and peace in the twenty-first century: a structuralist approach

Thesis - 15 pages - Humanities/philosophy

In his Glance at today's world (1931), French poet Paul Valéry wrote "Le temps du monde fini commence" (1). By "monde fini", he meant that the world now had well-established geographical limits, implying there was no more Terra incognita or utopia where to transpose our dreams, either in...

15 Jan 2009

To what extent has Europe benefited from a "peace dividend" through the European Union and its budget?

Essay - 4 pages - European union

The notion of “peace dividend” was forged in the 1980s to convey an idea that had already been analysed before: the link between security/peace, and economic growth. Without going into further details, one may wonder if this economic theory can be applied to the European...

13 Jan 2009

How has the nature of war changed? Has it changed the way of making peace?

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

“War appears to be as old as mankind, but peace is a modern invention” . This quotation of Sir Henry Maine seems obvious: wars have been a common feature of mankind history. On the other hand, implementation of durable peace, and not only end of the war, is a more...

15 Jan 2009

UN peacekeeping operations

Essay - 4 pages - Journalism

Peacekeeping operations (PKOs) illustrate both the successes and the difficulties of the United Nations in the fulfillment of their primary goal: "the maintenance of international peace and security." They symbolize the ambitions of the organization but also its adaptation: it is thus...

20 Jul 2008

Rigoberta Menchu Tum: A peacemaker from the start

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

Rigoberta Menchu? Tum, a great nonviolent leader, born in 1959 in Guatemala, struggled through many hardships with her family. Her mother and father, community leaders working towards their goal of giving power to the peasant workers, fought through to the end when tortured and killed by the...

04 Sep 2008

Empirical feasibility in Kant's Perpetual Peace

Book review - 8 pages - Humanities/philosophy

In his essay Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch, Immanuel Kant prescribes the means of attaining a worldwide peace among nations. In theory, Kant's idea of achieving Perpetual Peace relies not on reactionary peaceful measures of ending wars once they have begun, but...

18 Apr 2008

War and Peace: An Examination through Relativity

Essay - 8 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Human beings are not inherently desirous of war and destruction. Antithetically, their basal concern is preservation preservation of land, property, rights, religion, and life. War has no innate locale in the souls of man; it is a device, and many consider it flawed in nature and profoundly...

07 Jul 2008

An analysis of one of Winston Churchill's most famous speeches: "The Sinews of Peace" or the Iron Curtain speech.

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Throughout the course of history, notable social and political leaders have offered up their opinions on specific subjects and pressing issues of the day. While many of the leaders have given impassioned, well-reasoned and well-delivered speeches, only a few have gone down in history as truly...

09 Dec 2008

Russia in the 20th century: The Geneva Conference and peaceful coexistence

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

A study of the Soviet press' portrayal of the Geneva conference and the Western powers provides an insight into the role of the press in shaping public opinion for the state and against the West. Furthermore, the image of Soviet-American relations in the press undercuts the tense reality of...

30 Nov 2007

The Taste of Peace and Practice of Love in North Indian Drumming

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Arts and art history

The knowledge gained by practicing the North Indian tabla drums situates the musician within two spiritual modes of the Hindu tradition: the tantric, via rasa, and the yogic, via bhakti. Is there a limit to the spiritual efficacy of such musical practice? Citing the lack of “common measure...

22 Aug 2007

Seeds of Peace: Triumphs and Trials

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Political science

How can one solve an ancient conflict? Is it possible for reconciliation to occur after years, even centuries, of dispute? How can one even attempt to play a constructive role in such a conflict? Seeds of Peace has attempted to make a change in such ancient battles as the...

25 Jan 2021

'Violence brings only temporary victories' M.-L. King. Discuss in the light of past and current political affairs

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) was an American minister and a social activist, who is mostly known for his leadership of the civil rights movement in the United States. Thanks to him, the segregation of Black Americans stopped. Given his implication in non-violent movements in order to...

15 Jun 2022

Podcast: Nelson Mandela

Creative writing - 2 pages - Medias

Good morning, London and welcome to BBC radio 4! It is 7AM, and today we will talk about the famous man nicknamed Madiba, who fought against the apartheid in South Africa during his entire life. He was president and he was honored by the Nobel Peace Prize: Nelson Mandela!