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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Covering such issues as Islamist terrorism, border insecurity, contraband, and human trafficking, this book looks at the interrelated problems of political and social pathologies that affect terrorist movements and security in the Sahara-Sahel region. A valuable publication, it treats a series of related problems on the basis of a broadly defined area,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
SebastiŠn 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...
- 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...
- McSweeney's 2012; US$ 9.99
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...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2014; US$ 34.95
This book seeks to examine how successful models of building ?peace from within? in the African context function. It draws emerging lessons to provide critical recommendations on policy, practice and academia ? our primary audience. While there are numerous examples of failures of conflict resolution in Africa, shown by intractable conflict axes, less... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.84
Deepak Chopra's new book takes its title from a famous quotation: 'There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.' Mere variations on the theme of conflict will never get us where we want to go. We must take an evolutionary leap into a new way of being. According to Dr Chopra, war is a deeply ingrained habit that needs to be replaced. And... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...