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  • Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?by Michael Herman; Gwilym Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large intelligence bureaucracies tell truth to power, or give their... more...

  • European Security Policy and Strategic Cultureby Peter Schmidt; Benjamin Zyla

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    With the Lisbon Treaty in place and the European Union increasingly involved in international crisis management and stabilization operations in places near and far, this volume revisits the trajectory of a European strategic culture. Specifically, it studies the usefulness of its application in a variety of circumstances, including the EU?s operations... more...

  • The UN, Peace and Forceby Michael Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Restoring and maintaining peace within war-torn societies is a relatively new task for the United Nations. This book examines the options for the UN in the use of force to secure peace, and the extent to which peacekeeping can be effectively extended to coerce warring factions. A combination of internationally distinguished academics and new scholars... more...

  • Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Securityby Gina Heathcote; Dianne Otto

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book examines how the Security Council has approached issues of gender equality since 2000. Written by academics, activists and practitioners the book challenges the reader to consider how women's participation, gender equality, sexual violence and the prevalence of economic disadvantages might be addressed in post-conflict communities. more...

  • European 'Security' Governanceby George Christou; Stuart Croft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current literature on security governance in order to provide a more theoretically driven analysis of the EU in security. Whilst the current literature... more...

  • Understanding Deterrenceby Keith B. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent?s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how deterrence works. The model tends to postulate common... more...

  • War, Peace, and Securityby Jacques Fontanel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 120.00

    In the name of international and domestic security, billions of dollars are wasted on unproductive military spending in both developed and developing countries, when millions are starving and living without basic human needs. This book contains articles r more...

  • Necessary Evilsby Mark Freeman

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 39.00

    This book is about amnesties for grave international crimes that states adopt in moments of transition or social unrest. more...

  • The Nobel Peace Prizeby FREDRIK S. HEFFERMEHL

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00

    The Nobel Peace Prize is the world's most coveted award, galvanizing the world's attention for 110 years. In recent decades, it has also become the world's most reviled award, as heads of militarized states and out-and-out warmongers and terrorists have been showered with peace prizes. Delving into previously unpublished primary sources, Fredrik Heffermehl... more...

  • Spirit of the Phoenixby Tim Llewellyn

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 31.00

    What is Lebanon all about? Why has this tiny, fertile Mediterranean country become a byword for violence and chaos in the minds of much of the world? _x000D_ In ?Spirit of the Phoenix? veteran broadcast journalist Tim Llewellyn wanders the streets of Beirut - the city he once lived in during the civil war - in search of answers to these questions.... more...