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Peace

  • 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 tothe Islamic State (ISIS)and beyond. The book considers how... more...

  • Cultural Politics of Targeted Killingby Kyle Grayson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality of targeted killing and whether the practice is effective at disrupting insurgency networks, and the intensive media... more...

  • Evaluating Peacekeeping Missionsby Sarah-Myriam Martin- Brl

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a new perspective on peace missions in intra-state wars, based on comparative field research. In theoretical terms, this book proposes a new definition of peace operation success based on two crucial elements: the (re)establishment of order and the accomplishment of the mandate. The work presents a new typology for assessing peace... more...

  • International Organizations and The Rise of ISILby Daniel Silander; Don Wallace; John Janzekovic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book seeks to understand the obligations of the international community to promote and protect state and human security in situations of international humanitarian crises. In Iraq and Syria, as well as in neighbouring states, the rise of ISIL has raised serious state and human security challenges. This study explores the relationships between... more...

  • Resolving Deep-Rooted Conflictsby Herbert C. Kelman; Werner Wintersteiner; Wilfried Graf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a collection of articles and essays by Professor Herbert C. Kelman, a leading figure in the conflict resolution community and one of the most influential peace researchers. Professor Kelman, a social psychologist,has been a pioneer of conflict resolution and peace research, and his work in conflict resolution has included a decades-long... more...

  • Improvised Explosive Devicesby James Revill

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book begins with an account of the evolution of improvised explosive devices using a number of micro case studies to explore how and why actors have initiated IED campaigns; how new and old technologies and expertise have been exploited and how ethical barriers to IED development and deployment have been dealt with. It proceeds to bring the evidence... more...

  • Louis Kriesberg: Pioneer in Peace and Constructive Conflict Resolution Studiesby Louis Kriesberg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    On the occasion of his 90th birthday Louis Kriesberg provides an informative account of his career, tracing the trajectory of his discoveries, contributions, and stumbles as he sought to help the advance toward a more sustainable and just peace in the world. His work contributes to ideas and practices in several areas of conflict studies, notably intractable... more...

  • Peace Figuration after International Interventionby Gzim Visoka

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the adverse impacts of liberal peacebuilding in conflict-affected societies. It introduces ?peace figuration? as a new analytical framework for studying the intentionality, performativity, and consequences of liberal peacebuilding. The work challenges current theories and views and searches for alternative non-conflicted research... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studiesby Myriam Dunn Cavelty; Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This revised and updated second edition features over twenty new chapters and offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past 20 years, and is now one of the most dynamic sub-disciplines within International... more...

  • Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorateby Owen L. Sirrs

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first comprehensive study of Pakistan?s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI). The rise of Pakistan-backed religious extremist groups in Afghanistan, India, and Central Asia has focused international attention on Pakistan?s premier intelligence organization and covert action advocate, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate... more...