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Vol. XVII, No.1 Fall, 2002




MEDIA NOTES

 

Johan Galtung, Carl G. Jacobsen and Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen, Searching for Peace: The Road to Transcend is available in a new addition from Pluto Press, melanie@plutobooks.com, www.transcend.org.

Among the offerings from Johns Hopkins University Press are: Daniel Byman, Keeping the Peace: Lasting Solutions to Ethnic Conflicts ($296 pp., paper for $22.95); Mark Beissinger and Crawford Young, Beyond State Crises? Post-Colonmial Africa and Post-Sovient Euresia in Comparitive Perspective (504 pp., paper for $24.95) and the second eddition of, Ankie Hoogvelt, Globalization and the Postcolonial World: the New Political Economy of Development (336 pp., paper for $18.95), all , plus $5 first item and $1 each additional, from Teh Johns Hopkins University Press, c/o Hopkins Fulfillment, Box 50370, Baltimore, MD 21211 (800)537-5487, www.jhupbooks.com.

International Specialized Book Services includes the following in its listing: As'ad Ghanem, The Palestinian Regime: A "Partial Democracy" (300 pp. for $27.95 Paper $49.40 cloth, Ithaca Press, UK); Robert L. Rothstein, Moshe Ma'oz andKhalil Shiaki, Eds., The Israeli-Palestinian Peace P{rocess: Oslo and the Lessons of Failure (174 pp. for $67.50 cloth, Susex Academic Press, UK); Magnus Norrell, A Dissenting Democracy: The Israeli Movement "Peace Now" (200 pp. for $24.50 paper, $59.50 cloth, Frank Cass Publishers, UK); Shaul Mishal, Rana Kuperman and David Boas, Investment in Peace: The Politics of Economic Cooperation Between Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians (224 pp. for $55 cloth, Susex Academic Press, UK); Lara Blinkenberg, India-Pakistan: The History of Unsolved Conflicts (771 pp. in 2 Vol. for $61.50 paper, University Press of Southern Denmanrk); Brij Lal, Ed., Fiji Before the Storm: Elections and the Politics of Development (205 pp. for $30 paper, Asia Pacific Press Austrailia); Steve Chan and James Scarritt, Coping with Globalization: Cross-National Patterns in Domestic Governance and Policy Performance (320 pp. for $49.50 cloth, Frank Cass Publishers, UK), John Leech, Asymmetrics of Conflict: War Without Death, holding that warfare has become the most costly and least sustainable means to achieve securtity : real security depends on expanding zones of peace and cooperation, using soft power but with a hard edge . (200pp. for $24.50 paper, $59.50 cloth, Frank Cass Publishers, UK) all from International Specialized Book Services. 5824 NE Hassalo St., Portland, OR 97213 (800)944-6190. orders@ibs.com. www.ibs.com.

Charles Hauss, International Conflict Resolution: International Relations for the 21st Century is 244 pp. for $24.95 paper, $79.95 cloth from Continuum International Publishers in New York.

Ahmad S. Mousalli, The Islamic Quest for Democracy, Pluralism and Human Rights is 256 pp. for $55 cloth from the Unicersity of Florida Press in Gainsville, FL.

Russell Mokhiber (russell@essential.org ), Editor of the Washington, D.C.-based Corporate Crime Reporter, and Robert Weissman (rob@essential.org)., Editor of the Washington, D.C.-based Multinational Monitor, http://www.multinationalmonitor.org, are co-authors of Corporate Predators: The Hunt for MegaProfits and the Attack on Democracy (Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 1999; http://www.corporatepredators.org). "Focus on the Corporation" is distributed to individuals on the listserve
corp-focus@lists.essential.org. To subscribe, unsubscribe or change your address to corp-focus, go to: http://lists.essential.org/mailman/listinfo/corp-focus or send an e-mail message to corp-focus admin@lists.essential.org with your request.

Yehezkel Lein, Thirsty for a Solution: The Water Crises in the Occupied Territories and Its Resolution in the Final Status Agreement is 109 pages from B'Tselem-The Israeil Information Cetner for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, in Jerusalem, free on line at www.btselem.org. Eran Feitelson and Marwan Hadad, Eds., Management of Shared Groundwater Resources: The Israeli-Palestinian Case with an International Perspective is 512 pp. for $59.95 cloth from Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston.

The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development
, a new tri-annual journal providing a forum for the sharing of critical thinking and constructive action on issues at the intersections of conflict, development, and peace, is available from Executive Editors, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, School of International Service, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016-8071; by email to: Erin McCandless: emccand@africaonline.co.zw, or Mohammed Abu-Nimer: abunim@american.edu and cc: jpd@africaonline.co.zw

Perspectives on Terrorism & Nonviolence web page, carrying a wide variety of commentary on alternative approaches to terrorism, is at http://www.brc21.org/resources/res_cmnt.html

Central Europe Review (CER) is now being published by Transitions on Line (TOL) at http://www.tol.cz/look/TOLnew/home and at http://subscribers.tol.cz/newman/preferences.php?idsubs=29732&htmlmail=Y.

Common Ground News Service
, on the middle East, distributing a series of articles, is available in English and Arabic aon the web at www.sfcg.org/cgnews/middle-east.cfm or by seding an e-mail to cgnews@scg.org. JewishPeaceNews is a news group for Jewish peace activists and anyone interested in a progressive version of current events.

The listserve is run by A Jewish Voice for Peace, http://www.jewishvoiceforpeace.org/, is a San Francisco Bay Area Jewish peace group. JewishPeace Nerws is at, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JewishPeaceNews/. Not In My Name: Chicago-based peace organization unites Jews who are critical of Israel's policies towards Palestinians find facts about US aid to Israel, http://www.nimn.org/. Jewish Peace Fellowship is a Jewish voice in the peace community and a peace voice in the Jewish community, http://www.jewishpeacefellowship.org/. Gush Shalom, whose primary aim of is to influence Israeli public opinion and lead it towards peace and conciliation with the Palestinian people, is at, http://www.gush-shalom.org/english/index.html, listserve Gush-Shalom-subscribe@topica.com. "Bat-Shalom," A feminist center for peace and social justice, is at, http://www.batshalom.org/. "Peace Now" is An Israeli Peace Movement, http://www.peace-now.org/. Rabbis For Human Rights, http://www.rhr.israel.net/, is the only organization in Israel today concerned specifically with giving voice to the Jewish tradition of human rights. To subscribe, rhr-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. The Jewish-Palestinian Discussion Group, http://www.isra pal-peace.ch/Intro-e.htm, is not willing to give up hope for a dignified and righteous peace between both peoples. Seruv: a site of the Israeli Reserve soldiers refusing to take part in the occupation is at, http://www.seruv.org.il/defaulteng.asp. "B'tselem" is an Israeli - Palestinian human rights organization. http://www.btselem.org/. One can follow events on the ground in Palestine through: http://www.jerusalem.indymedia.org. TIKKUN: A Jewish critique of politics, culture and society is at, http://www.tikkun.org/. Israel Shamir is an Israeli journalist based in Jaffa. His articles can be found on the site www.israelshamir.net.

Two culture of peace websites are: http://cpnn-new-england.org/, devoted to the further development of a global news network for a culture of peacecarrying new articles from around New England and discussions opportunities on the environment, peace in the Middle East, peace marches in the US and campaigns against violence to women; and http://www.culture-of-peace.info, devoted to the scientific study of a culture of peace

Global Beat carries regular updates from the Global Reporting Network (GRN), a program of New York University's Center for War, Peace, and the News Media. These include new publications; upcoming GRN briefings and seminars for journalists; and important documents from leading think tanks, government agencies, and other useful sources. All of these materials are posted on the Global Beat web site http://www.nyu.edu/globalbeat, which is updated weekly. If you have materials you think should posted on the Global Beat, please send them to global.beat@nyu.edu.

CountryWatch carries a current compendium of news and information about 192 countries of the world visit us at http://www.countrywatch.com. For more information and a free trial subscription please call me at 1-800-879 3885 ext. 116 or email me at nickc@countrywatch.com.

A Quiet Revolution is a 30 minute film, created for the Rio+10 World Summit on Sustainable Development. Teh film takes a global view of how issues of human and ecological security are related. The film is narrated by Meryl Streep and co-produced by the the United Nations Earth Council and Arden International. The film is available for $15 (make checks to" Earth Council" and specify format: NTSC (USA), PAL (Europe)) from Earh Council Foundation USA-Maximo Kalaw Memorial Fund, 2100 L St., NW Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20037.

 

 

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