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  • 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...

  • Peace Operations Between War and Peaceby Erwin A. Schmidl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Peace operations entail a special form of co-operation between nation-states and international organization, but tend to be most difficult for the soldiers, police and civilian officials on the ground. This volume highlights the latter role with case studies of Srebrenica and Somalia. more...

  • Globalizing Resistance against Warby Tiina Seppälä

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    The political revival of the anti-war movement after 9/11 launched a controversial debate on global resistance. Through detailed study of the anti-war movement in Britain, this book critically evaluates the theoretical debate from the perspective of ?critical theory in political practice?. This book presents new arguments and theoretical framework... more...

  • Internal Security and Statebuildingby B. K. Greener; W. J. Fish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the attempts of such states to accelerate that evolutionary... 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...