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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.99
Upheavals in the Middle East are challenging long held assumptions about politics and governance. The United States faces a moment of truth when half-measures, short-sighted expedients, and delays can no longer sustain an untenable status quo. This is as true in the Arab-Israeli peace process as it is in the politics of the Arab uprisings. This volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
Disasters continue to escalate in frequency, scope, and impact. Geographic information systems (GIS) provide essential decision support and analytical capabilities for the full disaster management cycle. Assuming no previous knowledge in GIS and/or disaster management, this book is a primer on GIS principles. Topics include the basics of GIS, what... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Sebastián explores the experience of statebuilding and constitution making after violent conflict, using the failed reform of Dayton in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a case study to reflect upon the fundamental questions of post-war statebuilding, reform and the role of local and external actors. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Presenting the human security agenda as a policy response to the changing nature of violent conflicts and war, this collection traces its evolution in relation to conflicts in different contexts (Burma, India, Palestine, Canada, East Timor, Guatemala, Peru and African countries) and from the perspective of gender, addressing initiatives for peace with... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99
Former TIME magazine Jerusalem bureau chief David Aikman,brings a journalist's mind and a believer's heart to his exploration of the political and religious factors in play, and goes beyond the media's chronic oversimplification to carefully examine recent history and the leaders who have made that history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95
Investigating 18 countries around the world, leading policy makers, community leaders, urban planners, and emergency practitioners and managers review livelihood challenges and cultural survival in the wake of disasters. The contributors explore both losses and opportunities for cultural and livelihood adaptation, change, and disaster impact mitigation.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.96
Deepak Chopra's new book takes its title from a famous quotation: 'There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.' Mere variations on the theme of conflict will never get us where we want to go. We must take an evolutionary leap into a new way of being. According to Dr Chopra, war is a deeply ingrained habit that needs to be replaced. And... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00
This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether health and security should be linked; which (if any)... more...
- McSweeney's 2012; US$ 9.99
War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. But longtime Scientific American writer John Horgan disagrees. Applying the scientific method to war leads Horgan to a radical conclusion: biologically speaking, we are just as likely to be peaceful as violent. War is not preordained, and furthermore, it... more...