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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00
Ever since the revival of Kant's Perpetual Peace thesis, the linkages between democracy and peace has been a central topic in international relations research, with sustained debate over whether it exists and if it does, why it does. In this stimulating volume, two leading IR scholars place the democratic peace debate within a broader context, including... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
In The Great Powers and Global Struggle , Karen A. Rasler and William R. Thompson focus on two themes: the rise and fall as well as the relative decline of major world powers over the past five hundred years, and the way in which these processes have set the stage for the outbreak of global war. Their interdisciplinary approach encompasses political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has loomed, at least for some, as the world system's next crisis carrier, creating winners and losers and trampling on the distinctiveness of local cultures. Yet the liberal assumption is that if the market does its job, the poor will catch up to the rich via trade-driven growth and the economies of... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 129.95
William R. Thompson is Rogers Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. His recent books include Globalization and Global History (with Barry Gills, 2006); Strategic Rivalry : Space, Position, and Conflict Escalation in World Poltiics (with Michael Colaresi and Karen Rasler, 2007); and Globalization as Evolutionary... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 29.00
In this far-reaching exploration of the evolution of warfare in human history, Jack S. Levy and William R. Thompson provide insight into the perennial questions of why and how humans fight. Beginning with the origins of warfare among foraging groups, The Arc of War draws on a wealth of empirical data to enhance our understanding of how war began... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 99.00
China?s rising status in the global economy alongside recent economic stagnation in Europe and the United States has led to considerable speculation that we are in the early stages of a transition in power relations. Commentators have tended to treat this transitional period as a novelty, but history is in fact replete with such systemic transitions?sometimes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Rapidly growing numbers of mentally ill homeless present a significant challenge for care- givers everywhere. A practical guide to assist individuals starting programs to address the needs of this population, Mentally Ill and Homeless presents six research demonstration projects arising from the Federal McKinney Homelessness Act. Internationally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95
The term globalization has gained widespread popularity; yet most treatments are either descriptive and/or focused on changes in economic interconnectivity. In this volume the concept is seen in broader terms as leading international experts from a range of disciplines develop a long-term analysis to address the problems of globalization. ... more...