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Peace

  • A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Managementby Adam S. Crowe

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    New technologies and communication tools have changed how the public prepares and response to emergencies and disasters within the community. Despite troubling issues like global climate change, regional crises, and global economic recession, advances in GIS and spatial technologies, the social media and real-time communications during a crisis, simulation... more...

  • Government of Peaceby Professor Ranabir Samaddar

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Government of Peace addresses a major question in world politics today: how does post-colonial democracy produce a form of governance that copes with conflicts, insurgencies, revolts, and acute dissents? The contributors view social governance as a crucial component in answering this question and their narratives of governance aim to show how certain... more...

  • Teaching Plato in Palestineby Carlos Fraenkel; Michael Walzer

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Teaching Plato in Palestine is part intellectual travelogue, part plea for integrating philosophy into our personal and public life. Philosophical toolkit in tow, Carlos Fraenkel invites readers on a tour around the world as he meets students at Palestinian and Indonesian universities, lapsed Hasidic Jews in New York, teenagers from poor neighborhoods... more...

  • Cyber Warfareby James A. Green

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book is a multi-disciplinary analysis of cyber warfare, featuring contributions by leading experts from a mixture of academic and professional backgrounds. Cyber warfare, meaning interstate cyber aggression, is an increasingly important emerging phenomenon in international relations, with state-orchestrated (or apparently state-orchestrated)... more...

  • Autocratic and Democratic External Influences in Post-Soviet Eurasiaby Dr Anastassia Obydenkova; Prof Dr Alexander Libman; Dr Neil Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    As the Ukrainian Crisis shows both political regimes and national borders in Eurasia are still in a state of flux. Bringing together literatures on the external influences of democratization, the post-Soviet space and support for autocracy Autocratic and Democratic External influences in Post-Soviet Eurasia provides a comprehensive overview of the... more...

  • Non-Western Encounters with Democratizationby Dr Christopher K Lamont; Dr Frank Gaenssmantel; Prof Dr Jan van der Harst

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Non-Western Encounters with Democratization offers diverse perspectives on democracy and transition spanning the Middle East and North Africa to East Asia. This unique collection of essays, drawn from contextually rich case studies presents readers with a variety of non-western encounters with democracy and provides important insights into the dramatic... more...

  • Gender, Peace and Securityby Louise Olsson; Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women?s participation in peace processes and in peace operations? And what forms of... more...

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learningby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum ? relying almost exclusively on bombs and bullets. This observation masks increasing complexity... more...

  • Liberal Warsby Alan Cromartie

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

     This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political arrangements are, in a very broad sense, ?liberal?. Liberalism... more...