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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

    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...

  • Using Carrots to Bring Peace?by Martina Klimesova

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 100.00

    How can peace be brokered between warring sides in conflicts over self-determination and what roles do external third parties play? This book is the first of its kind to thoroughly explore the effectiveness of aid conditionality and other external tools that third parties — from states and regional organizations to NGOs — bring to the... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spirit of the Phoenixby Tim Llewellyn

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    What is Lebanon all about? Why has this tiny, fertile Mediterranean country become a byword for violence and chaos in the minds of much of the world? _x000D_In ?Spirit of the Phoenix? veteran broadcast journalist Tim Llewellyn wanders the streets of Beirut - the city he once lived in during the civil war - in search of answers to these questions.... more...

  • Extending the European Security Communityby Emilian Kavalski

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    The region of the Balkans has become one of the emblematic features of the post-Cold War geography of international relations. Understanding the extension of the European zone of peace to the Balkans is at the heart of this pioneering work into the post-Cold War socialisation of the region. How is peace (i.e. a security-community-order) initiated in... more...

  • From War to Peaceby Kent D. Shifferd

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 38.00

    The world's first peace organizations emerged in the 19th century and since that time, anti-war activism has progressed rapidly. This illuminating book presents a realistic analysis of the extent to which the war system has infiltrated all aspects of Western culture and how it works to perpetuate war rather than promote peace. Additionally, the... more...

  • EU Accession and UN Peacemaking in Cyprusby James Ker-Lindsay

    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...