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  • The Long Road to Peace in Northern Irelandby Marianne Elliott

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 25.99

    The best-selling first edition of The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland (0853236771) included essays from Senator George J. Mitchell, Sir David Goodall, Sir George Quigley, Lord Owen and Niall O'Dowd among others, and demonstrated the evolution of peace in Ireland, culminating in the Good Friday Agreement. Now Marianne Elliott, one of the world's... more...

  • Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001by David Miller; Jessie Blackbourn; Helen Dexter; Rani Dhanda

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Academic studies of ?terrorism? grew exponentially in number after the September 11 attacks. The problem was that much of this work of ?orthodox? terrorism studies was biased, often shoddily researched and was too closely identified with the power centres of Western states. Its denizens were often former and sometimes current officials or officers... more...

  • The European Union?s Fight Against Terrorismby Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira; Bruno Oliveira Martins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book contributes to the understanding of the counter-terrorism (CT) policy of the European Union (EU) by offering a set of analyses focusing on its external dimension. Whilst calling for the combination of internal and external policies as well as cooperation with third countries and international institutions, the external dimension of EUCT... more...

  • Transatlantic Energy Relationsby John R. Deni; Karen Smith Stegen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Recent upheaval in the global energy system ? dramatic increases in demand led largely by developing countries, significant decreases in supply as a result of local or regional conflicts, and the growing nexus between the burning of hydrocarbons and climate change ? has unsettled long-held notions of energy security. For many years, transatlantic... more...

  • Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidenceby Keith B. Payne; James Schlesinger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    The National Institute for Public Policy?s new book, Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence , is the first of its kind. Dr. Keith Payne, former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger and an unparalleled bipartisan group of senior civilian and military experts critically examine eight basic assumptions of Minimum Deterrence against available evidence.... more...

  • Alternative and bottom-up peace indicatorsby Roger Mac Ginty

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    There is widespread dissatisfaction with the current suite of evaluation and monitoring tools available to peacebuilders and those responding to conflict. Yet, despite this dissatisfaction, there are few concrete moves to investigate alternative methods of gauging the success or failure of peace initiatives. This volume explores alternative methods... more...

  • Breaking Patterns of Conflictby John Coakley; Jennifer Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    External powers commonly play a major role in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to instal stable and durable peace settlements. They do this not just by underwriting security arrangements, but also by being available to intervene at critical moments. This book considers the special (but by no means unique) case where the conflict is located... more...

  • UN Peacebuilding Architectureby Cedric de Coning; Eli Stamnes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Since its establishment, the UN's Peacebuilding Architecture (PBA) has been involved in peacebuilding processes in more than 20 countries. This edited volume takes stock of the overall impact of the PBA during its first decade in existence, and generates innovative recommendations for how the architecture can be modified and utilized to create more... more...

  • The British Labour Party and twentieth-century Irelandby Laurence Marley

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, the British Labour Party was broadly supportive of Irish home rule. However, from the end of the First World War, Labour anticipated a place in government, and as a modern, maturing party in British politics, it developed a more calculated set of responses towards Ireland. With contributions from a range of... more...

  • Intelligence Governance and Democratisationby Peter Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation. Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that are at the very heart of authoritarian regimes, however,... more...