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  • Globalization and WMD Proliferationby James A. Russell; James J. Wirtz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume explores the relationship between the accelerating process of globalization and the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which is increasingly seen as the pre-eminent threat to international security. The proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction has traditionally been seen as a function of the 'security dilemma'... more...

  • National Security for a New Eraby Donald M. Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 98.95

    Analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies This text examines national security from two fundamental fault lines-the end of the Cold War and the 9/11 terrorist attacks-and considers how the resulting era of globalization and geopolitics guides policy. Placing this trend in conceptual and historical context and following... more...

  • New Perspectives on Liberal Peacebuildingby Edward Newman; Roland Paris; Oliver P. Richmond

    United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 38.00

    Peacebuilding in conflict-prone or post-conflict countries — such as East Timor, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone — aims to prevent the re-emergence or escalation of violent conflict and establish a durable peace. This volume explores and critiques the ‘liberal’ premise of contemporary peacebuilding: the promotion of democracy,... more...

  • Gewaltby Christian Gudehus; Michaela Christ

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 63.69

    Überblick über ein hochbrisantes Thema. Auf den globalen Schauplätzen oder auf dem Schulhof nebenan, Gewalt ist hier wie dort gegenwärtig ? und wird in den Medien intensiv diskutiert. Was verbirgt sich hinter dem Begriff ?Gewalt?? Woraus erwächst Gewalt und wie äußert sie sich? Welches sind die Umstände und Ursachen? Von der Anthropologie bis zu den... more...

  • Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Modern Warby Scott Nicholas Romaniuk; Stewart Tristan Webb

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    A collection of original works covering all aspects of insurgency and counterinsurgency through a multinational lens, Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Modern War addresses the need to look beyond the United States and other prominent counterinsurgency actors in the contemporary world. It also reassesses some of the latent and burgeoning insurgent... more...

  • EU Democracy Promotion and the Arab Springby Vera van Hüllen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The author explores the practice and effects of the European Union's democracy promotion efforts vis-à-vis its authoritarian neighbours in the Middle East and North Africa. She argues that the same set of factors facilitated both international cooperation of authoritarian regimes on democracy promotion and their persistence during the Arab Spring.... more...

  • EU Democracy Promotion and the Arab Springby Vera van Hüllen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The author explores the practice and effects of the European Union's democracy promotion efforts vis-à-vis its authoritarian neighbours in the Middle East and North Africa. She argues that the same set of factors facilitated both international cooperation of authoritarian regimes on democracy promotion and their persistence during the Arab Spring.... more...

  • Rethinking Democracy Promotion in International Relationsby Jessica Schmidt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book traces and conceptualises the changing notion of democracy and demonstrates how democracy promotion finds itself at the heart of contemporary international discourses and policies. Democracy promotion is widely considered to constitute a hypocritical and failed ?grand international narrative? of the 1990s and has allegedly been replaced... more...

  • Charlemagne's Practice of Empireby Jennifer R. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 124.00

    A new interpretation of Charlemagne, examining how the Frankish king and his men learned to govern the first European empire. more...

  • The Practice of Humanitarian Interventionby Kai Koddenbrock

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the practices in Western and local spheres of humanitarian intervention, and shows how the divide between these spheres helps to perpetuate Western involvement. Using the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a case study ? an object of Western intervention since colonial times ?  this book scrutinizes the contemporary practice of... more...