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  • The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslaviaby Rachel Kerr

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 149.99

    On 25 May 1993 the United Nations Security Council took the extraordinary and unprecedented step of deciding to establish the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) as a mechanism for the restoration and maintenance of international peace and security. This was an extremely significant innovation in the use of mandatory enforcement... more...

  • Justifying Interventions in Africaby Nina Wilén

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Analysing the UN interventions in Liberia, Burundi and the Congo, Wilén poses the question of how one can stabilize a state through external intervention without destabilizing sovereignty. She critically examines the justifications for international and regional interventions through a social constructivist framework. more...

  • The End of Warby John Horgan

    McSweeney's 2012; US$ 9.99

    War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. But longtime Scientific American writer John Horgan disagrees. Applying the scientific method to war leads Horgan to a radical conclusion: biologically speaking, we are just as likely to be peaceful as violent. War is not preordained, and furthermore, it... more...

  • Globalizing Resistance against Warby Tiina Seppälä

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    The political revival of the anti-war movement after 9/11 launched a controversial debate on global resistance. Through detailed study of the anti-war movement in Britain, this book critically evaluates the theoretical debate from the perspective of ?critical theory in political practice?. This book presents new arguments and theoretical framework... more...

  • The Europeanisation of Conflict Resolutionsby Boyka Stefanova

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    This book is about the EU’s role in conflict resolution and reconciliation in Europe. Ever since it was implemented as a political project of the post-World War II reality in Western Europe, European integration has been credited with performing conflict resolution functions. It allegedly transformed the long-standing adversarial relationship... more...

  • Network Centric Warfareby Paul T. Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Since its emergence in 1998, the concept of Network Centric Warfare (NCW) has become a central driver behind America?s military ?transformation? and seems to offer the possibility of true integration between multinational military formations. Even though NCW, or variations on its themes, has been adopted by most armed services, it is a concept in... more...

  • Elusive Peaceby Douglas E. Noll

    Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99

    This in-depth analysis goes behind the headlines to understand why crucial negotiations fail. The author argues that diplomats often enter negotiations with flawed assumptions about human behavior, sovereignty, and power. Essentially, the international community is using a model of European diplomacy dating back to the 18th century to solve the complex... more...

  • Mechanistic Realism and US Foreign Policyby Johannes Gullestad Rĝ

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book aims to reinvigorate realist international relations theory by developing a catalogue of micro-mechanisms able to explain security policy decision-making. Typically, realism discounts the role of individuals and uses states as the unit of analysis. By examining instead the mental operations of those who act on behalf of the state, a better... more...

  • Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolutionby Oliver Ramsbotham; Tom Woodhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Conflict resolution theory has become relevant to the various challenges faced by the United Nations peacekeeping forces as efforts are made to learn from the traumatic and devastating impact of the many civil wars that have erupted in the 1990s. This work analyzes the theory. more...

  • Nonviolence in Political Theoryby Iain Atack

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    Develops a coherent theory of nonviolent political action in the context of Western political theory. Ian Atack identifies the contribution of nonviolence to political theory through connecting central characteristics of nonviolent action to fundamental debates about the role of power and violence in politics. This in turn provides a platform for going... more...