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- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
When Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), was arrested in February 1999 it marked a turning point in relations between Greece and Turkey. As the country?s most wanted man, his arrest was greeted with jubilation throughout most of Turkey. However, it also led to a public outcry when it emerged that he had been captured leaving... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 47.00
In 2008, Kosovo declared independence from Serbia. Was this the final chapter in the break-up of Yugoslavia and the successful conclusion to the Balkan Wars of the 1990s? Or was it just one more wrong turn in the path to stability in the Balkans which has set a dangerous precedent for regional conflict throughout the world? When the UN Security Council... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 10.99
For nearly 60 years, the tiny Mediterranean nation of Cyprus has taken a disproportionate share of the international spotlight. In The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know? , James Ker-Lindsay--recently appointed as expert advisor to the UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Cyprus--offers an incisive, even-handed account of the conflict.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
This work traces the attempts by the United Nations to bring about the reunification of Cyprus prior to the island's accession to the European Union on 1 May 2004. In addition to charting the course of previous efforts to solve the Cyprus issue, the book recounts the direct discussions between the two sides from January 2002 through to April 2004 and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95
Over the past fifty years the Cyprus Problem has come to be regarded as the archetype of an intractable ethnic conflict. Since 1964, the United Nations has been at the forefront of efforts to find a political solution to the dispute between the island's Greek and Turkish communities. And yet, despite the active involvement of six Secretaries-General... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Nearly twenty years after it ceased to exist as a multinational federation, Yugoslavia still has the power to provoke controversy and debate. Bringing together contributions from twelve of the leading scholars of modern and contemporary South East Europe, this volume explores the history of Yugoslavia from creation to dissolution. Drawing on the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
The United Nations has rarely been given a fair hearing with regard to its work in Cyprus. Despite competing demands for its limited resources being challenged by the local parties and at the mercy of contradictory political directions at the international level, the UN has actually achieved more than is generally realized. This is the first volume... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
The celebrations which marked the accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the European Union on 1st May 2004 signalled the end of a fourteen year process since the island had first applied to join - and the end of six full years of complicated and intense negotiations. Upon joining the EU, Cyprus was widely regarded as the most advanced of the ten acceding... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
This book explores the ambiguous role played by civil society in the processes of state-building, democratization and post-conflict reconstruction in the Western Balkans challenging the assumption that civil society is always a force for good by analysing civil society actors and their effects in post-communist and post-conflict transition. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 139.99
This book examines the political and legal challenges of regional governance in the European Union and the Council of Europe. Academics and policy makers will learn from its analysis of legal and political efforts to integrate supranational and intergovernmental agencies with national political systems. more...