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Reference & Web Sources: International Relations
International Crisis Group
An excellent source for summaries of conflicts around the world. Factual detail with a strong emphasis on analysis makes this a useful site for researchers.
INCORE: International Conflict Research Institute
(University of Ulster, Ireland) This site is packed with information on the study of conflict. Use the top menu bar to navigate. Thematic Guides and Country Guides (located under Resources, top menu) are particularly helpful. Themes covered include UN peacekeeping, gender & conflict, refugees and human rights, etc. Country guides cover 42 regions and countries.
Global Geopolitical Flashpoints by
Call Number: JC 319 .A52 2000 (Basement Reference)
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
Covers 124 points of conflict around the world outlining history and geography.
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace by
Call Number: JZ 5533 .O95 2010 REF
Publication Date: 2010-02-18
Charts the interdisciplinary field of Peace Studies, offering a comprehensive survey of the full range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. All major figures are covered, as well as major events, organizations, theories, and more. Each entry is signed by a leading scholar in the field, contains a bibliography for further reading, and is cross-referenced with other useful points of interest within the encyclopedia. Includes a peace chronology, key documents and appendices.
Historical Dictionary of Multinational Peacekeeping by
Call Number: JZ 6374 .M38 2011 REF
Publication Date: 2010-12-16
A research guide for current and completed peacekeeping operations.