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- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00
Buzan and Wæver argue that in the post-Cold War world regional patterns of security are more important than ever before. Analysing regions throughout the world, this original and comprehensive study offers a distinctive interpretation of the nature of the 'new world security order' that has followed the Cold War. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00
Susan K. Sell's book argues that lobbying by powerful multinational corporations has moulded international law on intellectual property rights in order to protect their markets. It is a fascinating study of the influence of private interests in government decision-making, and in the shaping of the global economy. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
Why do states act through international organizations to protect populations within other states, even though this falls outside traditional definitions of state interest? Cronin argues that states act in this way because a cohesive international order, ensured by international protection, is essential to international stability. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 30.00
Paul Keal argues for the recognition of indigenous peoples as 'peoples' with the right of self-determination in constitutional and international law. Questioning the moral legitimacy of international society, and examining notions of collective guilt and responsibility, Keal's accessible study provides an important insight into contemporary international... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
This authoritative book examines the place of deterrence after the Cold War. Patrick Morgan explores the state of deterrence theory and its continuing relevance under conditions of nuclear proliferation, collective security organisations, and a revolution in military affairs. This book makes a significant contribution to strategic studies and international... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
It is commonly said that democracies very seldom fight each other. Huth and Allee re-evaluate this claim by testing three theoretical models using 348 territorial disputes from 1919-95. The results support the importance of democratic accountability and norms in shaping the diplomatic and military policies of democratic leaders. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00
Victimization of ethnic and religious minorities has been used by rulers throughout history to assert their own control and legitimacy over communities brought together against alleged 'outsiders'. Rae demonstrates how these practices predate nationalism and how they prompted the development of international norms for legitimate state behaviour. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 30.00
Schultz explores the effects of democratic politics on coercive diplomacy. He argues that open political competition between government and opposition parties influences threats in international crises and how rival states interpret those threats. Schultz uses game-theoretic models and tests the resulting hypothesis using both statistical analyses... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00
Shapcott considers the issue of cultural diversity and international morality. Conversation, and our ability to understand each other despite differences, provide the basis for the development of a world-wide, cosmopolitan, moral community. Students and scholars of international relations, politics and philosophy will be interested in this original... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 34.00
Secessionist activity has been increasing in the developing world, in Western liberal democracies, and especially in the former Communist states of Eastern Europe. This timely book offers a general explanation for the occurrence of the phenomenon, arising from a comparative study of numerous historical examples of secession and separatist conflict. more...