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  • Understanding Civil Warsby Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts reflect and are also a driving force for major... more...

  • The Mirage of Peaceby David Aikman

    Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    Former TIME magazine Jerusalem bureau chief David Aikman,brings a journalist's mind and a believer's heart to his exploration of the political and religious factors in play, and goes beyond the media's chronic oversimplification to carefully examine recent history and the leaders who have made that history. more...

  • Post-War Statebuilding and Constitutional Reformby Sofía Sebastián-Aparicio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Sebastián explores the experience of statebuilding and constitution making after violent conflict, using the failed reform of Dayton in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a case study to reflect upon the fundamental questions of post-war statebuilding, reform and the role of local and external actors. more...

  • The Orbital Perspectiveby Ron Garan

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    Ron Garan experienced something unique and extraordinary?living in orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) for six months. The ISS is arguably the most ambitious, technologically complicated undertaking in human history, and no one nation constructed it alone. Garan delves into the origins and global importance of the ISS, and then digs deeper... more...

  • The Orbital Perspectiveby Ron Garan

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    Ron Garan experienced something unique and extraordinary?living in orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) for six months. The ISS is arguably the most ambitious, technologically complicated undertaking in human history, and no one nation constructed it alone. Garan delves into the origins and global importance of the ISS, and then digs deeper... more...

  • Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survivalby Michele Companion

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    Investigating 18 countries around the world, leading policy makers, community leaders, urban planners, and emergency practitioners and managers review livelihood challenges and cultural survival in the wake of disasters. The contributors explore both losses and opportunities for cultural and livelihood adaptation, change, and disaster impact mitigation.... more...

  • Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Modern Warby Scott Nicholas Romaniuk; Stewart Tristan Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Irregular and asymmetric warfare waged by insurgents around the world is becoming the de facto means of armed conflict in the modern era. Counterinsurgency planning and operations are at the root of military operations in the U.S. and across the world. This book is a collection of original works by leading contributors writing on all aspects of insurgency... more...

  • The European Approach to Peacebuildingby Dorly Castañeda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Examining peacebuilding through the intersection of security, development and democracy, Castaneda explores how the European Union has employed civilian tools for supporting peacebuilding in conflict-affected countries by working at the same time with CSOs and government institutions. more...

  • International Mediation Bias and Peacemakingby Isak Svensson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the effect of biased and neutral mediators in civil wars. Based on analysis of both global data and case studies of contemporary peace processes, including India and Norway in Sri Lanka, China in Cambodia, US in Israel/Palestine, and Russia in Georgia, the book makes two main contributions. First, it explores the role of biased... more...

  • Mechanistic Realism and US Foreign Policyby Johannes Gullestad Rø

    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...