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Peace

  • Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Editionby D. Hank Ellison

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of Transportation?s Emergency Response Guidebook and designed as a companion to the author?s Handbook of Chemical and Biological... more...

  • Liberal Peacebuilding and the Locus of Legitimacyby David Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Liberal peacebuilding too often builds neither peace nor Liberalism. In a growing number of cases, people aren?t rejecting and relegating democracy because it?s bad; they?re challenging it because it isn?t relevant to their priorities and needs. The peacebuilding ?moment? ? when consent for intervention is present and the opportunity to build a sustainable... more...

  • Understanding Lone Actor Terrorismby Michael Fredholm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the lone actor terrorist phenomenon, including the larger societal trends which may or may not have led to their acts of terrorism. With lone actor terrorism becoming an increasingly common threat, the contributors to this volume aim to answer the following questions: What drives the actions of individuals who become lone actor... more...

  • Hamas, Popular Support and War in the Middle Eastby Richard Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a new understanding of the nature of power-seeking insurgent groups by empirically examining the use of violence by Hamas in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. Though Hamas has learned to ride the tides of popular support, it remains suspended between its quest to achieve the values of its ardent supporters (reclamation of land through... more...

  • Hamas, Jihad and Popular Legitimacyby Tristan Dunning

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the many faces of Hamas and examines its ongoing evolution as a resistance organisation in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Specifically, the work interrogates Hamas? interpretation, reinterpretation and application of the twin concepts of muqawama (resistance) and jihad (striving in the name of God). The text... more...

  • Armed Non-State Actors in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Lawby Dr Konstantinos Mastorodimos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    The accountability of armed non-state actors is a neglected field of international law, overtaken by the regimes of state responsibility and individual criminal accountability as well as fears of legitimacy. Yet armed non-state actors are important players in the international arena and their activities have significant repercussions. This book focuses... more...

  • India and the Responsibility to Protectby Dr Alan Bloomfield; Assoc Prof Emilian Kavalski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bloomfield charts India?s profoundly ambiguous engagement with the thorny problem of protecting vulnerable persons from atrocities without fatally undermining the sovereign state system, a matter which is now substantially shaped by debates about the responsibility to protect (R2P) norm. Books about India?s evolving role in world affairs and about... more...

  • Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Buildingby Tiffany Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way culture is used in attempts to reconstruct society and... more...

  • The Test of Terrorismby Alastair Finlan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book offers a timely and critical reflection on how states have responded to the test of terrorism in the long shadow of 9/11. Terrorism has become the hallmark of international relations in the early twenty-first century. This book provides a policy-focused analysis of how certain states have responded to its test by employing a range of viewpoints... more...

  • US Foreign Policy and Global Standing in the 21st Centuryby Efraim Inbar; Jonathan Rynhold

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines US foreign policy and global standing in the 21st Century. The United States is the most powerful actor in world politics today. Against this backdrop, the present volume examines how the foreign policies pursued by Presidents? George W. Bush and Barack Obama have affected elite and public perceptions of the United States. By examining... more...