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  • Managing Water Conflictby Ashok Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Countries are meeting increasing water demand by building reservoirs and by diverting water from one area to another. When the water belongs to an international river system, these measures lead to riparian conflicts. However, water scarcity not only brings conflict to these regions, but also plays its part in building cooperation. In several international... more...

  • Education as Social Actionby Dr Ashok Swain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 136.00

    Education plays a very important role in breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing opportunity. Various forms of social movements play an important role in providing educational opportunities to communities and social groups that might otherwise be excluded, filling the gap left by the state. This book critically examines the origin and outcome... more...

  • Struggle Against the Stateby Professor Ashok Swain

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Many developing countries pursue policies of rapid industrialization in order to achieve faster economic growth. Some policies cause displacement forcing many individuals to take up a fight against the state. Interestingly some of these dissenting individuals are more successful in organizing their protests than others. In this book, Ashok Swain... more...

  • Understanding Emerging Security Challengesby Ashok Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book offers an overview of emerging security challenges in the global environment in the post-Cold War era. After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent shifting of international political environment, a new broader concept of security began to gain acceptance. This concept encompassed socio-economic-environmental challenges, such as... more...

  • Struggle Against the Stateby Ashok Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Many developing countries pursue policies of rapid industrialization in order to achieve faster economic growth. Some policies cause displacement forcing many individuals to take up a fight against the state. Interestingly some of these dissenting individuals are more successful in organizing their protests than others. In this book, Ashok Swain... more...

  • Emerging Security Threats in the Middle Eastby Ashok Swain; Anders Jägerskog

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 33.99

    Increasingly the Middle East and its growing population face a highly complex and fragile security system. The rich deposits of natural resources, such as oil and gas, suffer from a strained renewable resource base that includes water and arable land. This leads to water scarcity, desertification, and land degradation. Increasing population, industrialization,... more...

  • Globalization and Challenges to Building Peaceby Ashok Swain; Ramses Amer; Joakim Öjendal

    Anthem Press 2007; US$ 80.00

    This fascinating collected volume explores the relationship between world conflict, political unrest and the driving forces of Capitalism and Globalization. more...

  • The Democratization Projectby Ashok Swain; Ramses Amer; Joakim Öjendal

    Anthem Press 2009; US$ 100.00

    This collection of essays addresses the important challenges and opportunities presented by the democratization process and the thorough societal changes occurring in many parts of the world. more...

  • The Security-Development Nexusby Ramses Amer; Ashok Swain; Joakim Öjendal

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 40.00

    ‘The Security-Development Nexus: Peace, Conflict and Development’ explores the concept of the security-development nexus from a variety of perspectives. Its collected essays investigate conceptual issues via case studies from Africa, Asia and Europe.  more...

  • Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debateby Anton Earle; Ana Elisa Cascao; Stina Hansson; Anders Jägerskog; Ashok Swain; Joakim Öjendal

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Climate change has an impact on the ability of transboundary water management institutions to deliver on their respective mandates. The starting point for this book is that actors within transboundary water management institutions develop responses to the climate change debate, as distinct from the physical phenomenon of climate change. Actors respond... more...

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