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  • East, West, North, Southby Geir Lundestad

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 64.00

    Revised edition of this clearly written, straightforward, and as such extremely popular overview of the major developments in international relations since 1945. 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...

  • Australia's Nuclear Policyby Dr Michael Clarke; Dr Stephan Frühling; Professor Andrew O'Neil

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Australia?s Nuclear Policy: Reconciling Strategic, Economic and Normative Interests critically re-evaluates Australia?s engagement with nuclear weapons, nuclear power and the nuclear fuel cycle since the dawn of the nuclear age. The authors develop a holistic conception of ?nuclear policy? that extends across the three distinct but related spheres... more...

  • Living with Climate Changeby Jane A. Bullock; George D. Haddow; Kim S. Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking now to protect lives and businesses, to reduce their... more...

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environmentby Ricardo A. Alvarez

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and structures to hurricane impacts." ?Timothy Reinhold,... more...

  • Diplomatic Cultures and International Politicsby Jason Dittmer; Fiona McConnell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume offers an inter-disciplinary and critical analysis of the role of culture in diplomatic practice. If diplomacy is understood as the practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of distinct communities or causes, then questions of culture and the spaces of cultural exchange are at its core. But what of the culture of diplomacy... more...

  • Transformations of Security Studiesby Gabi Schlag; Julian Junk; Christopher Daase

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to engage in a dialogue on key developments in the study of security. The book provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, empirical and methodological developments within security studies, whose political and societal importance has grown significantly in recent years. By bringing... more...

  • Securitizing Global Warmingby Delf Rothe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the reasons for a recent securitization of climate change, and reveals how the understanding of climate change as a security threat fuels resilience as a contemporary political paradigm. Since 2007, political and public discourse has portrayed climate change in terms of international or national security. This increasing attention... more...

  • Punishment, Justice and International Relationsby Anthony F. Lang Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the international political order in the post-Cold War era, arguing that this order has become progressively more punitive. This is seen as resulting from both a human-rights regime that emphasizes legal norms and the aggressive policies of the United States and its allies in the ?War on Terror?. While punishment can play a... more...