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  • Human Security, Changing States and Global Responsesby Sangmin Bae; Makoto Maruyama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This research has helped to reconceptualize the notion of... more...

  • Homeland Security and Private Sector Businessby Elsa Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Eighty-five percent of the U.S.?s critical infrastructure, the private sector is in need of improved awareness, education, and training in fulfilling its obligation to maintain vital security interests. This new edition addresses mandates and legislation introduced after 9/11 and since the first edition. It reinforces the U.S. government's investment... more...

  • The Development and Antidevelopment Debateby Martha Jalali Rabbani

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    This book reflects on the philosophical assumptions that sustain the development debate. Rabbani analyzes how the modern project of development and the antidevelopment discourse reduce the human condition to a struggle for self-preservation and, likewise, social and international cooperation to a strategic and self-defeating process. Instructors and... more...

  • Victims as Security Threatsby Edward Mogire

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    The refugee phenomenon is a major force in international politics, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where refugees are major actors in the affairs of their home and host countries. This book analyses why refugees, victims of insecurity due to conflict or persecution, have themselves become viewed by scholars and practitioners as a security threat.... more...

  • Peace-Building and Development in Guatemala and Northern Irelandby Charles A. Reilly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book analyzes the implementation of peace processes in Northern Ireland and Guatemala, with emphasis on the role of mid-level civil society and religious organizations or 'the voluntary sector'. more...

  • Theory and Practise in Ethnic Conflict Managementby Marc H. Ross; Dr Jay Rothman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 186.00

    Throughout the world there are efforts both large and small to address ethnic conflicts-identity based disputes between groups who are unable to live side-by-side in the same state. This book brings together a collection of case studies on interventions in ethnic conflicts throughout the world in which the nature of the state is a core concern (Turkey,... more...

  • Building States, Building Peaceby Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    Sánchez-Cacicedo provides a critique of liberal peacebuilding approaches and of international interventions in statebuilding processes, questioning how 'global' these initiatives are, using case studies from the Asian region including Sri Lanka and Myanmar. more...

  • Emergent Conflict and Peaceful Changeby Hugh Miall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 45.00

    Hugh Miall draws upon conflict theory, case studies of averted conflict and a survey of the preventors of war since 1945 to explore how some conflict can be avoided at times of great social or political change. He also looks ahead to discuss the prevention of emerging global conflicts, focusing on climate change. more...

  • Sons and Daughters of the Soilby Gam Nkwi

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 30.95

    This book makes a rare and original contribution on the history of little documented internal land conflicts and boundary misunderstandings in Cameroon, where attention has tended to focus too narrowly on international boundary conflicts such as that between Cameroon and Nigeria. The study is of the Bamenda Grassfields, the region most plagued by land... more...

  • Burning Bright Irom Sharmilaby Deepti Priya Mehrotra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    Irom Sharmila has been on a fast unto death for eight years, demanding a repeal of the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur. Ten innocent people were mowed down by security forces in Malom, a village near Imphal, in November 2000. The perpetrators were not punished, protected under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act which empowers... more...