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Peace

  • Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survivalby Michele Companion

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    Investigating 18 countries around the world, leading policy makers, community leaders, urban planners, and emergency practitioners and managers review livelihood challenges and cultural survival in the wake of disasters. The contributors explore both losses and opportunities for cultural and livelihood adaptation, change, and disaster impact mitigation.... more...

  • Military Robotsby Jai Galliott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. This book provides a comprehensive and unifying analysis of the moral, political... more...

  • Northern Europe and the Making of the EU's Mediterranean and Middle East Policiesby Timo Behr; Teija Tiilikainen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    What drives European foreign policy towards the wider Mediterranean and Middle East region? This collection takes an innovative approach to answering this question, by considering the impact of intra-European divisions on European polices towards this crucial region. It also seeks to answer the questions of which factors are shaping the foreign policies... more...

  • The New Nuclear Disorderby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    In the twenty-first century, the United States confronts an international system of great complexity and shifting security challenges. This book’s relevance lies in its assessment of certain large-looming cases, including the possible acquisition and deployment of nuclear weapons by Iran and the continuing tensions created by North Korea’s... more...

  • WMD Arms Control in the Middle Eastby Harald Müller; Daniel Müller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The Middle East is a hot spot of proliferation and it is the world region that witnessed the most frequent and severe employment of chemical weapons since the end of World War I. Notwithstanding, not a single arms control regime concerning weapons of mass destruction (WMD) covers the region as a whole. This volume, written under the auspices of the... more...

  • Inside Cambodian Insurgencyby Daniel Bultmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Within the field of insurgency there are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined. This book puts forth that the type of power being utilised depends on the habitus of the respective commander and, as a result, becomes socially differentiated. Furthermore, power practices are shaped by the classificatory... more...

  • The Failure to Prevent World War Iby Hall Gardner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book refines and expands points made in the author’s earlier work on the failure to prevent World War I. It provides an alternative viewpoint to the thesis of Paul Kennedy, Fritz Fischer, among others, as to the war's long-term origins. By starting its analysis with the causes and consequences of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian war, the study... more...

  • International Security Studiesby Peter Hough; Shahin Malik; Andrew Moran; Bruce Pilbeam

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the subject of security studies, with a strong emphasis on the use of case studies. In addition to presenting the major theoretical perspectives, the book examines a range of important and controversial topics in modern debates, covering both traditional... more...

  • Biopolitics of Securityby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95

    Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of modern political and cultural theory. Explaining how both politics and security are differently problematised by changing accounts of time, the work shows how, during the course of the 17 th century, the problematisation of... more...

  • Lone-Actor Terroristsby Paul Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book provides the first empirical analysis of lone-actor terrorist behaviour. Based upon a unique dataset of 111 lone actors that catalogues the life span of the individual?s development, the book contains important insights into what an analysis of their behaviours might imply for practical interventions aimed at disrupting or even preventing... more...