Gulen Institute

"United Around High Human Values"

Publications


Playing Conflict in Folk Performance


Thomas A. Green
Analysis -2015

Playing Conflict in Folk Performance

As anthropologist Clifford Geertz has argued, most famously in “Deep Play: Notes on the Meaning of the Balinese Cockfight,” a culture may be characterized as a corpus of texts that …

Economic Globalization and Territorial Disputes


Economic Globalization and Territorial Disputes

Dr. Hoon Lee
Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor, Political Science

ANALYSIS –  

Does increasing economic globalization reduce the likelihood of interstate conflict? Since Kant [1795] proposed conditions for perpetual peace, liberal peace scholars have pointed to many

NGOs in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Partners in Peace?


NGOs in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Partners in Peace?

Dr. Patrice McMahon
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Associate Professor, Political Science

ANALYSIS –  

In post-conflict countries, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are not the first thing that you notice, but their presence is striking.…