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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book offers a critical inquiry into the framing of health and disease as a security issue. In particular, the book examines what happens in the United Nations when the ostensibly ?low? politics of global health meet the ?high? politics of security, and when the logic of security comes to shape global health initiatives. It offers a critical... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.37
Christian Braun analysiert die Wirkung von Mechanismen der Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung auf das Zusammenleben der ethnischen Bevölkerungsgruppen in gespaltenen Gesellschaften. Er verdeutlicht, dass diese Mechanismen niemals getrennt von den bestehenden Strukturen vor Ort betrachtet werden können und erklärt somit die Herausforderungen für eine friedliche... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.83
Adham Hamed explores how a metaphoric understanding of the Middle East as an open space full of resonating sound bodies can be applied to the Middle East Conflict. Through inquiring into the experienced truths of large-scale political violence, the author suggests that music carries a potential for speaking ?unspeakable? truths. He explores hidden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 98.95
This text analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies. It examines national security from two fundamental fault lines--the end of the Cold War and the evolution of contemporary terrorism, dating from the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tracing their path up to the Islamic State (ISIS) and beyond. The book considers how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95
The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality of targeted killing and whether the practice is effective at disrupting insurgency networks, and the intensive media... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 92.00 US$ 83.72
Knowledge can create peaceful realities in addition to serving as an intellectual tool for peace-making. This is why pragmatist assessment of social science should avoid looking exclusively at the instrumental value of different paradigms. This book investigates the realities that positivism, anti-determinism, symbolic interactionism, social constructivism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book examines the links between climate change and resource scarcity to violent conflict. Does climate change cause conflicts? This book analyses the economic, political and social conditions under which countries with low levels of freshwater or arable land experience armed conflict. There are strong theoretic arguments linking climate change... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31
This book examines the continuing US commitments to NATO in the post-Cold War era. The initial focus is on the recommitment decisions of the Clinton administration. It also extensively explores the US operations in Kosovo, Afghanistan and, in particular, Libya. The case study on Libya is especially important in exploring the Obama administration?s... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.60
This book is about the convergence of two problems: the ongoing realities of conflict and forced migration in Africa?s Great Lakes region, and the crisis of citizenship and belonging. By bringing them together, the intention is to see how, combined, they can help point the way towards possible solutions. Based on 1,115 interviews conducted over 6... more...