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Peace

  • Rethinking Neo-Institutional Statebuildingby Peter Finkenbusch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how neo-institutional statebuilding undercuts international policy agency. Post-Cold War interventions are marked by a peculiar paradox. From peace and statebuilding projects in war-shattered societies to World Bank development programmes in Africa, the scope of external regulation has grown consistently while international policymakers... more...

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrentby Matthew Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Volume I of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government?s strategic nuclear policy from 1945 to 1964. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, this volume examines how British governments after 1945 tried to build and then maintain an independent,... more...

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrentby Matthew Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government?s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that developed over nuclear policy following the arrival in... more...

  • Army Fundamentalsby Bethan Greener

    Massey University Press 2017; US$ 11.99

    How does an Army recruit attain an identity with soldierhood? What do they give up and what do they gain? What happens when a young officer, indoctrinated in a military way of thinking, is thrust into the academic, free-thinking environment of a university? When military units are deployed in insecure environments to enhance security and governance... more...

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold Warby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major change in the history of arms control negotiations.... more...

  • Understanding Boko Haramby James J. Hentz; Hussein Solomon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram?s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the modern state system forced on it by the West. The central... more...

  • Ethnic Mobilization, Violence, and the Politics of Affectby Adis Maksic

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 115.63

    This book offers an unprecedented account of the Serb Democratic Party?s origins and its political machinations that culminated in Europe?s bloodiest conflict since World War II. Within the first two years of its existence, the nationalist movement led by the infamous genocide convict Radovan Karadzic, radically transformed Bosnian society. It politically... more...

  • The Causes of War and the Spread of Peaceby Azar Gat

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 23.99

    The causes of war - why people fight - is one of the big questions of human existence. Azar Gat's book, ranging from the beginning of prehistory to the 21st century, offers a definitive answer to the lingering mystery. more...

  • Between State and Non-Stateby Gülistan Gürbey; Sabine Hofmann; Ferhad Ibrahim Seyder

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 115.63

    This edited volume compares the internal dimension, politics and society in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine. In particular, it focuses on internal processes in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine (Palestinian Territory of the West Bank and Gaza Strip) in their specific shaping, development and transformation. The contributing authors analyze the transformation... more...

  • The New Sultanby Soner Cagaptay

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 24.00

    The aborted coup in Turkey has fired up interest in a country which will play a critical geopolitical role in the wars of the Middle East. The spotlight will inevitably be on Erdogan ? the powerful leader of the country - whose increasingly bizarre and authoritarian regime has increased tensions enormously both within and outside the country. His crackdown... more...