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Peace

  • Stable Nuclear Zeroby Sverre Lodgaard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the conditions necessary for a stable nuclear-weapons-free world and the implications for nuclear disarmament policy. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is a road map to nuclear zero, but it is a rudimentary one and it says nothing about the kind of zero to aim for. Preferably, this would be a world where the inhibitions... more...

  • The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold Warby Sarah Miller Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    This book questions the conventional wisdom about one of the most controversial episodes in the Cold War, and tells the story of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world?s most feted writers, philosophers, and scientists as part of a campaign... more...

  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Securityby Eloy Nuńez; Ernest G. Vendrell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 89.95

    Nuńez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude of previous events and incidents. In addition, the text identifies and examines best practices and recommended... more...

  • Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killingsby Jack McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    This book examines the normative debates around the American use of targeted killings. It questions whether the Obama administration?s defence of its use of targeted killings is cohesive or hypocritical. In doing so, the book departs from the disciplinary purpose of international law, constitutional law and the just war tradition and instead examines... more...

  • German Reunificationby Frédéric Bozo; Andreas Rödder; Mary Elise Sarotte

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it contributed decisively to the dramatic changes that followed:... more...

  • Ukraine and Beyondby Janne Haaland Matlary; Tormod Heier

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book is the first full-spectrum analysis of Russian and European norms of political action, ranging from international law, ethics, and strategy, to the specific norms for the use of force. It brings together leading scholars from these various fields, examining the differences in norm understanding between Russia and Europe. In light of the... more...

  • Sicherheit in den Internationalen Beziehungenby Andrea Schneiker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 14.99

    Das Buch liefert in komprimierter Form einen Überblick über die wichtigsten unterschiedlichen theoretischen Zugriffe auf Sicherheit in den Internationalen Beziehungen und erläutert, was daraus für die wissenschaftliche Analyse relevanter Akteure, Strukturen und Prozesse folgt. Dies wird anhand konkreter Beispiele illustriert. Der Fokus liegt dabei... more...

  • Theories of Violent Conflictby Jolle Demmers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ?group? as an actor in contemporary conflict as a point of departure,... more...

  • Paradigms of Peaceby Timo Kivimäki

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 92.00

    Knowledge can create peaceful realities in addition to serving as an intellectual tool for peace-making. This is why pragmatist assessment of social science should avoid looking exclusively at the instrumental value of different paradigms. This book investigates the realities that positivism, anti-determinism, symbolic interactionism, social constructivism... more...

  • National Securityby Donald M. Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 98.95

    This text analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies. It examines national security from two fundamental fault lines--the end of the Cold War and the evolution of contemporary terrorism, dating from the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tracing their path up to the Islamic State (ISIS) and beyond. The book considers how... more...