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  • Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolutionby Oliver Ramsbotham; Tom Woodhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Conflict resolution theory has become relevant to the various challenges faced by the United Nations peacekeeping forces as efforts are made to learn from the traumatic and devastating impact of the many civil wars that have erupted in the 1990s. This work analyzes the theory. more...

  • We Did Nothingby Linda Polman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 18.32

    Linda Polman's We Did Nothing: Why the truth doesn't always come out with the UN goes in is an eye-opening account of peace-keeping operations across the globe. In recent years our newspapers and televisions have brought us stories of the failure of the UN to keep the peace in the modern world. How often have our journalists, our politicians and... more...

  • Security Sector Reconstruction and Reform in Peace Support Operationsby Michael Brzoska; Law David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume provides a framework for analyzing security sector reform under international tutelage. Following violent conflict and military interventions, international organizations or coalitions of countries increasingly engage in post-conflict reconstruction. Part of the international post-conflict agenda is the ?reconstruction? or ?reform? of... more...

  • Defence Reform in Croatia and Serbia--Montenegroby Timothy Edmunds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book examines defence reform in Croatia and Serbia-Montenegro since 2000, focussing particularly on the institution and consolidation of democratic and civilian control of the armed forces, the reform of conflict-era forces structures, and the influence of the West including defence assistance and political conditionality. more...

  • The Origins of Genocideby Dominik J. Schaller; Jürgen Zimmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This year the United Nations celebrated the 'Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide', adopted in December 1948. It is time to recognize the man behind this landmark in international law. At the beginning were a few words: "New conceptions require new terms. By ?genocide? we mean the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic... more...

  • Dealing with Failed Statesby Harvey Starr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    With the ever-increasing interdependence across individuals, groups, international organizations, and nation-states an increasingly significant policy concern in the contemporary turbulent world of globalization is the question of state failure. There has been a growing academic interest in the determinants of state failure and an acute awareness... more...

  • Communicating Securityby Udi Lebel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes the changes and tendencies expressed in the relation between army and society in Israel. Since its inception, Israel has been defined as a nation in arms, a public space in which the security needs became central and, to a great extent, dictated the agenda and functioning of all the public arenas operating in it.  The theoretical... more...

  • Regional Organizations in African Securityby Fredrik Soderbaum; Rodrigo Tavares

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The African continent is plagued by some of the most brutal and violent conflicts in the world. At the same time that warfare is changing, so has the state?s capacity to provide security and political stability to its citizens. This book deals with the role of regional organizations in Africa?s security. It focuses on three basic?yet often overlooked?questions:... more...

  • Terrorism Todayby Christopher C Harmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Intersections of Crime and Terrorby James J.F. Forest

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these interactions have been in the form of temporary organizational... more...