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  • 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 Rø

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Defence Reform in Croatia and Serbia--Montenegroby Timothy Edmunds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book examines defence reform in Croatia and Serbia-Montenegro since 2000, focussing particularly on the institution and consolidation of democratic and civilian control of the armed forces, the reform of conflict-era forces structures, and the influence of the West including defence assistance and political conditionality. more...

  • The Origins of Genocideby Dominik J. Schaller; Jürgen Zimmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This year the United Nations celebrated the 'Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide', adopted in December 1948. It is time to recognize the man behind this landmark in international law. At the beginning were a few words: "New conceptions require new terms. By ?genocide? we mean the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic... more...

  • Dealing with Failed Statesby Harvey Starr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    With the ever-increasing interdependence across individuals, groups, international organizations, and nation-states an increasingly significant policy concern in the contemporary turbulent world of globalization is the question of state failure. There has been a growing academic interest in the determinants of state failure and an acute awareness... more...

  • Communicating Securityby Udi Lebel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book analyzes the changes and tendencies expressed in the relation between army and society in Israel. Since its inception, Israel has been defined as a nation in arms, a public space in which the security needs became central and, to a great extent, dictated the agenda and functioning of all the public arenas operating in it.  The theoretical... more...

  • Regional Organizations in African Securityby Fredrik Soderbaum; Rodrigo Tavares

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The African continent is plagued by some of the most brutal and violent conflicts in the world. At the same time that warfare is changing, so has the state?s capacity to provide security and political stability to its citizens. This book deals with the role of regional organizations in Africa?s security. It focuses on three basic?yet often overlooked?questions:... more...