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  • Cultural Politics of Targeted Killingby Kyle Grayson

    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...

  • Paradigms of Peaceby Timo Kivimäki

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 92.00 US$ 75.44

    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...

  • Climate Change and Resource Conflictby Judith M. Bretthauer

    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...

  • Security Without Weaponsby M. S. Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Few questions of global politics are more pressing than how to respond to widespread violence against civilians. ?Despite R2P proponents? efforts to draw attention away from exclusively military responses, debates on humanitarian intervention and R2P?s "Third Pillar" still tend to boil down to two unsatisfying options: stand by and "do nothing" or... more...

  • Vom schwierigen Umgang mit Massengewaltby Christian Braun

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • The US Commitment to NATO in the Post-Cold War Periodby Yanan Song

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 116.14

    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...

  • Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belongingby Lucy Hovil

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    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...

  • War, Peace, and Securityby Jacques Fontanel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 125.99

    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...

  • Troubled Peripheryby Subir Bhaumik

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book maps the evolution of India’s North East into a constituent region of the republic and analyses the perpetual crisis in the region since Independence. It highlights how land, language and leadership issues have been the seed of contention in the North East and how factors like ethnicity, ideology and religion have shaped the conflicts.... more...

  • Necessary Evilsby Mark Freeman

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

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