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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
When should the international community intervene to prevent suffering within sovereign states? This book argues that since Kosovo, the normative thesis has failed to influence international politics, as evidenced by events in Iraq and Darfur. This critique rejects realism and offers a new perspective on this important issue. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
This book examines international engagement with Kosovo since NATO?s intervention in 1999, and looks at the three distinct phases of Kosovo?s development; intervention, statebuilding and independence. Kosovo remains a case study of central importance in international relations, illustrative of key political trends in the post-Cold War era. During... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Despite its portrayal as a bold departure, the Bush Doctrine was not the "new" or "revolutionary" policy instrument that many at the time portended. This work seeks to argue that while it was clear that the Bush Doctrine certainly qualified as a preventive war policy, it is apparent that the adoption of this strategy did not mark a total break with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book comprehensively outlines and evaluates the key Obama nuclear weapons policies, developments and initiatives from 2008?2012. Beginning with the administration?s vision and goals posited in the 2009 Prague Speech and reaffirmed in the National Security Strategy of 2010, the book assesses the congressionally mandated Nuclear Posture Review,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This study brings together internationally renowned academics to provide a detailed insight into the theory and practice of state-building. State-building is one of the dominant themes in contemporary international relations. This text addresses both the theoretical logic behind state-building and key practical manifestations of this phenomenon.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 179.00 US$ 155.13
Discover the first unified treatment of today's most essential information technologies— Compressing, Encrypting, and Encoding With identity theft, cybercrime, and digital file sharing proliferating in today's wired world, providing safe and accurate information transfers has become a paramount concern. The issues and problems raised in this... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 70.00
This book presents tuning rules for PI and PID controllers for processes with time delay. It comprehensively compiles, using a unified notation, the tuning rules proposed over six decades (19422002); categorises the tuning rules and gives application information about each rule; and discusses controller architecture and process modelling issues,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This book critically analyses the 2011 intervention in Libya arguing that the manner in which the intervention was sanctioned, prosecuted and justified has a number of troubling implications for the both the future of humanitarian intervention and international peace and security. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This book examines US recourse to military force in the post-9/11 era. In particular, it evaluates the extent to which the Bush and Obama administrations viewed legitimizing the greater use-of-force as a necessary solution to thwart the security threat presented by global terrorist networks and WMD proliferation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as well as the effect on and within the family, using... more...