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Puerto Rico

Peace and Development in the Caribbean

Institute of Caribbean Studies
University of Puerto Rico


Head of institution: Dr. Jorge Rodriguez Beruff

Telephone:      +1 (809) 764-0000

Scientific expertise:
US military policy / Economic aspects of regional security / Military and state in Dominican Republic / French policy in Caribbean / Regional and environmental security / Regional migration

Research details:

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research   
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)  X
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)  X
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South  X
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)  X
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research  X
Peace education and theory of peace education   
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   
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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library   X

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