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  • Spirit of the Phoenixby Tim Llewellyn

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 31.00

    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$ 29.00

    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...

  • The Origins of Genocideby Dominik J. Schaller; Jürgen Zimmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This year the United Nations celebrated the 'Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide', adopted in December 1948. It is time to recognize the man behind this landmark in international law. At the beginning were a few words: "New conceptions require new terms. By ?genocide? we mean the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic... more...

  • Dealing with Failed Statesby Harvey Starr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    With the ever-increasing interdependence across individuals, groups, international organizations, and nation-states an increasingly significant policy concern in the contemporary turbulent world of globalization is the question of state failure. There has been a growing academic interest in the determinants of state failure and an acute awareness... more...

  • Communicating Securityby Udi Lebel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book analyzes the changes and tendencies expressed in the relation between army and society in Israel. Since its inception, Israel has been defined as a nation in arms, a public space in which the security needs became central and, to a great extent, dictated the agenda and functioning of all the public arenas operating in it.  The theoretical... more...

  • Conflict, Diplomacy and Society in Israeli-Lebanese Relationsby Efraim Karsh; Michael Kerr; Rory Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book is a wide-ranging and innovative study of Israeli-Lebanese relations from the birth of the Jewish state in 1948 to the Israel-Lebanon War of 2006. Israel?s relationship with its Arab neighbours is a subject of perennial interest in the Middle East. The relationship between Israel and Lebanon has taken numerous forms since the establishment... more...

  • Regional Organizations in African Securityby Fredrik Soderbaum; Rodrigo Tavares

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The African continent is plagued by some of the most brutal and violent conflicts in the world. At the same time that warfare is changing, so has the state?s capacity to provide security and political stability to its citizens. This book deals with the role of regional organizations in Africa?s security. It focuses on three basic?yet often overlooked?questions:... more...

  • Intersections of Crime and Terrorby James J.F. Forest

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these interactions have been in the form of temporary organizational... more...

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Managementby Brian Tomaszewski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice. Assuming no prior knowledge in GIS and/or disaster management,... more...

  • Peaceful Revolutionby Paul K. Chappell

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2012; US$ 8.99

    If you think world peace is a naive concept, Paul K. Chappell?s very existence will give you pause. It?s not enough to say that Chappell ? a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran ? is a soldier turned peace leader. Experiencing a traumatic upbringing and growing up mixed race in Alabama, he?s a young man forged by violence, rage, and racism into... more...