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  • Nonviolence in Political Theoryby Iain Atack

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Develops a coherent theory of nonviolent political action in the context of Western political theory. From Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King to toppled communist regimes in Eastern Europe and pro-democracy movements in Serbia, Georgia and Ukraine, nonviolent action has played a significant role in achieving social and political change in the last... more...

  • Liberal Peace Transitionsby Oliver P. Richmond; Jason Franks

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available

    This book, newly available in paperback, examines the nature of 'liberal peace': the common aim of the international community's approach to post-conflict statebuilding. Adopting a particularly critical stance on this one-size-fits-all paradigm, it explores the process by breaking down liberal peace theory into its constituent parts: democratisation,... more...

  • Terrorism: Bridging the Gap with Peace and Conflict Studiesby Ioannis Tellidis; Harmonie Toros

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book opens up the discussion of the interrelation between terrorism studies, and peace and conflict studies. The aim is to examine the instances and circumstances under which both fields can benefit from each other. Even though it is often accepted that terrorism is a form of political violence, it is also quite frequent that research on the... more...

  • Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Buildingby Tiffany Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way culture is used in attempts to reconstruct society and... more...

  • The Test of Terrorismby Alastair Finlan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book offers a timely and critical reflection on how states have responded to the test of terrorism in the long shadow of 9/11. Terrorism has become the hallmark of international relations in the early twenty-first century. This book provides a policy-focused analysis of how certain states have responded to its test by employing a range of viewpoints... more...

  • The Power of Dependenceby Michael F. Harsch

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 89.99

    This work provides scholars and policy makers with a better understanding of the conditions under which international organizations make meaningful efforts to cooperate and offers important insights into inter-organizational partnerships on the international stage. more...

  • Georgia: Revolution and Warby Rick Fawn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    The post-Soviet country of Georgia has generated surprise upon surprise. Its Rose Revolution in 2003 marked the first time an existing leadership of a post-Soviet state was forced to surrender power peacefully. The new leadership of Western-educated Mikheil Saakashvili initiated wide-ranging domestic reforms, including a large-scale, unprecedented... 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...

  • 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...