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Peace

  • The Search for Lasting Peaceby Rosalind Boyd

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting the human security agenda as a policy response to the changing nature of violent conflicts and war, this collection traces its evolution in relation to conflicts in different contexts (Burma, India, Palestine, Canada, East Timor, Guatemala, Peru and African countries) and from the perspective of gender, addressing initiatives for peace with... more...

  • Mobilizing for Peaceby Thomas R. Rochon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    The crusade against nuclear weapons in Great Britain, West Germany, France, and the Netherlands in the early 1980s dwarfed all previous protest movements in Western Europe in the postwar period. What produced the demonstrations against NATO's decision in December 1979 to base 572 cruise and Pershing II missiles in five West European countries? What... more...

  • The Whilton Dispute, 1264-1380by Robert C. Palmer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Robert C. Palmer examines the Whilton dispute, an intrafamilial, multigenerational contest over a large estate that continued, primarily in the courts, from 1264until 1380. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Negotiating Peaceby Paul R. Pillar

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    This work draws on insights from the experimental and theoretical literature on bargaining to provide a much-needed comprehensive treatment of the neglected subject of how wars end. In a study of how states simultaneously wage war and negotiate peace settlements, Paul R. Pillar argues that war termination is best understood as a bargaining process.... more...

  • Ethics and Global Securityby Anthony Burke; Katrina Lee-Koo; Matt McDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This book will be the first systematic examination of the role that ethics plays in international security in both theory and practice, and offers the reader a concrete ethics for global security. Questions of morality and ethics have long been central to global security, from the death camps, world wars and H-bombs of the 20 th century, to the... more...

  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Ken Booth?s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to the different problems it poses. Insights are offered... more...

  • The Psychology of Terrorismby John Horgan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based research to date not only illustrates the lack of any... more...

  • European 'Security' Governanceby George Christou; Stuart Croft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current literature on security governance in order to provide a more theoretically driven analysis of the EU in security. Whilst the current literature... more...

  • Understanding Deterrenceby Keith B. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent?s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how deterrence works. The model tends to postulate common... more...

  • The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Armsby Aaron Karp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Although it receives much less attention than better known disarmament processes, the destruction of small arms is reshaping the military arsenals of the world. Out of roughly 200 modern military small arms world-wide, about 500,000 are destroyed every year. The commitment of major governments and international organizations makes small arms destruction... more...