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  • The Rise of Organised Brutalityby Sini?a Male?evic

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that sees organised violence as in continuous decline, arguing instead that evidence shows that it continues to rise. more...

  • Libya in the Arab Springby Ramazan Erdag

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 48.55

    By examining Libya?s security architecture before and after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) intervention in 2011, this book aims to answer three questions. First, what were the security patterns in Libya within the Middle East security complex before the Arab Spring? Second, to what extent did the Arab Spring and the revolution and intervention... more...

  • US-China Rivalry and Taiwan's Mainland Policyby Dean P. Chen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.00

    This book examines changes in Taiwan?s policies toward Mainland China under former Republic of China (ROC) President Ma Ying-jeou (2008-16) and considers their implications for US policy toward the Taiwan Strait. In recent years, the People?s Republic of China (PRC)?s increasingly assertive foreign policy behaviors have heightened tensions... more...

  • The Madhesi Upsurge and the Contested Idea of Nepalby Kalpana Jha

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 46.44

    This book is set against the burning issue of ethnic uprisings in the Madhes region of Nepal and analyses debates on the idea of contemporary Nepal. The limited view of Nepal as a primarily hill nation with Nepali-speaking people ignores the vast ethnic and linguistic diversity of the country. It has particularly rendered stateless the... 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...

  • 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...

  • US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle Eastby Bernd Kaussler; Glenn P. Hastedt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a realist critique of US foreign policy towards the Middle East in the past decade. It critically examines four core foundations of contemporary US Middle East policy: US relations with Saudi Arabia after the Arab Spring; US diplomacy towards Iran and the Obama administration?s policy of engagement; the road to, and aftermath of,... more...

  • China?s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairsby Markus B. Liegl

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book explains why China has resorted to the use of large-scale military force in foreign affairs. How will China use its growing military might in coming crisis and existing conflicts? This book contributes to the current debate on the future of the Asia-Pacific region by examining why China has resorted to using military force in the past.... more...

  • De-Radicalisation in the UK Prevent Strategyby M. S. Elshimi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines de-radicalisation policy in the UK and addresses the contradictions evident in the conceptualisation and practice of de-radicalisation. It explores three main themes that touch upon some of the most pressing issues of our day: security, identity and religion. Situated within the Prevent strand of the UK Counter-Terrorism policy... more...

  • The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982by Isabelle Tombs; Richard Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents a collection of diplomatic documents describing Britain?s relations with Eastern Europe from 1979 to 1982, with special focus on the crisis in Poland. After coming to power in 1979, the Conservative Government of Margaret Thatcher reaffirmed a policy of ?differentiation? between the Soviet Union and the rest of Eastern Europe,... more...