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- CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95
Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community?s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture affected. Disaster?s Impact on Livelihood and Cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the attempts of such states to accelerate that evolutionary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Crossing disciplinary boundaries, this volume offers a rare forum for a serious analysis of the territorial dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands between China and Japan. To understand the complexity of the dispute and to find peaceful solutions, we must reach beyond the confines of a single discipline and perspective. The volume deconstructs conflicting... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
Have we reached an end to the era of peaceful third party intervention in conflict management and resolution? In the 1990s, with the ending of the Cold War, the intervention of third parties as a non-violent means of negotiating settlements of intra-state conflicts gained prominence but the emphasis in the twenty-first century has been increasingly... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95
A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book leverages historical data, current best practices, and scientific... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations provides an innovative, authoritative, and accessible examination and critique of all 67 United Nations peacekeeping operations launched between 1948 and 2013. l Since the late 1940s, but particularly since the end of the cold war, peacekeeping has been the most visible and one of the most... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
This book assesses the security threat and political challenges posed by dissident republicanism to the Northern Irish peace process. Irish republicanism embraces a broad spectrum of tactics and principles, ranging from those who consider armed struggle to be an essential element of any republican campaign to reformers of existing constitutional arrangements.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Irregular and asymmetric warfare waged by insurgents around the world is becoming the de facto means of armed conflict in the modern era. Counterinsurgency planning and operations are at the root of military operations in the U.S. and across the world. This book is a collection of original works by leading contributors writing on all aspects of insurgency... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 120.00
Since the turn of the millennium, resistance to the liberal project of global governance has come to occupy centre stage in global and international politics. The Battle of Seattle, the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington and the Bush administration's ambivalent attitude towards multilateralism can all be thought of as conspicuous instances of... more...