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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Reflecting on the philosophical assumptions that sustain the development debate, Rabbani analyzes how the modern project of development and the antidevelopment discourse reduce the human condition to a struggle for self-preservation and, likewise, social and international cooperation to a strategic and self-defeating process. The book centers on core... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery , a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its predecessor. It is also more international in scope,... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95
Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community?s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture affected. Disaster?s Impact on Livelihood and Cultural... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
This work traces the attempts by the United Nations to bring about the reunification of Cyprus prior to the island's accession to the European Union on 1 May 2004. In addition to charting the course of previous efforts to solve the Cyprus issue, the book recounts the direct discussions between the two sides from January 2002 through to April 2004 and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
Elise Boulding has been among the most influential of social reformers to advocate the integration of peace studies and women's studies. Her ideas inspired a number of works addressing the role of the family in producing social change and discussing women's unique capacity for promoting peace through nurturing and networking. Boulding's... more...
- 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...
- McSweeney's 2012; US$ 13.00
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...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
This book is about the EUs 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...