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  • The International Politics of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflictby Svante E. Cornell

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 32.39

    This book frames the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh in the context of European and international security. It is the first book to focus on the politics of the conflict rather than the dispute itself. Since their emergence twenty years ago, this and other ?frozen conflicts? of Eurasia have been affected by transformations in European... more...

  • The United Nations, Peace and Securityby Ramesh Thakur

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    Explains the United Nations' key roles in underwriting international security, humanitarian protection and the international rule of law. more...

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Securityby Michael Friedewald; J. Peter Burgess; Johann ?as; Rocco Bellanova; Walter Peissl

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the relationship between privacy, surveillance and security, and the alleged privacy?security trade-off, focusing on the citizen?s perspective. Recent revelations of mass surveillance programmes clearly demonstrate the ever-increasing capabilities of surveillance technologies. The lack of serious reactions to these activities... more...

  • Media and the Politics of Failureby L. Roselle

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2006; US$ 29.13

    Roselle analyzes how political leaders of powerful states use media to explain military defeats. The cases of the United States in Vietnam and the Soviet Union in Afghanistan highlight the role of great power identity, domestic politics, and media structure. more...

  • Violent Societiesby C. Steenkamp

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 77.68

    This book investigates the relationships between political violence, social violence and economic violence using examples from South Africa, Northern Ireland, Lebanon and Syria. It examines the cultural impact of war and argues that a culture of violence can explain the high levels of violence which are frequently found in post-war societies. more...

  • Local Leadership in Democratic Transitionby Chavanne L. Peercy

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 97.12

    This book provides an in-depth analysis into the ways in which local leaders impact internationally-led democratic transition. Using three key case studies, Burundi, Cambodia and Liberia, it re-evaluates current transition paradigms delivering a new framework for understanding the roles of local leaders in democratic transition and peacebuilding. more...

  • Local Agency and Peacebuildingby S. Kappler

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 97.12

    Investigating local responses to EU peacebuilding, this book develops a relational and spatial concept of agency, helping to understand the processes in which peacebuilding actors engage and interact with one another. The focus on cultural actors reveals the contested nature of local agency and its potential to challenge institutional policies. more...

  • Practicing Post-Liberal Peacebuildingby Julian Graef

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 77.68

    Practicing Post-Liberal Peacebuilding engages with one of the central debates in Peace and Conflict Studies and International Relations. The book's innovation lies in the introduction and application of 'practice theory' to develop a critical methodology for mapping the everyday practices of post-liberal hybridity in Liberia. more...

  • Recognition in International Relationsby C. Daase; A. Geis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 87.41

    Recognition is a basic human need, but it is not a panacea to all societal ills. This volume assembles contributions from International Relations, Political Theory and International Law in order to show that recognition is a gradual process and an ambiguous concept both in theory and political practice. more...

  • Der Nahost-Konfliktby Margret Johannsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 13.61

    Der Nahost-Konflikt ist ein Schlüsselelement der internationalen Beziehungen. In diesem Buch werden sowohl der Kern des Konflikts als auch die internationalen Dimensionen auf knappem Raum dargestellt. more...