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Peace

  • Electing Peaceby Aila M. Matanock

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book examines the causes and consequences of post-conflict elections in securing and stabilizing peace agreements without the need to send troops. more...

  • Social Movements and Civil Warby Donatella della Porta; Teije Hidde Donker; Bogumila Hall; Emin Poljarevic; Daniel P. Ritter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the mechanisms through which social movements’ struggles for democracy end up in civil war. While the empirical evidence suggests that this is... more...

  • US National Cybersecurityby Damien Van Puyvelde; Aaron F. Brantly

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the contemporary challenges to US national cybersecurity. Taking stock of the field, it features contributions by leading experts working at the intersection between academia and government and offers a unique overview of some of the latest debates about national cybersecurity. These contributions showcase the diversity of approaches... more...

  • Managing Ambiguityby Brković; Č; arna

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Why do people turn to personal connections to get things done? Exploring the role of favors in social welfare systems in postwar, postsocialist Bosnia and Herzegovina, this volume provides a new theoretical angle on links between ambiguity and power. It demonstrates that favors were not an instrumental tactic of survival, nor a way to reproduce oneself... more...

  • Governing Diasporas in International Relationsby Francesco Ragazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes how states extend their sovereignty beyond their territories through the language of diasporas. An increasing number of states are interested in supporting, managing or controlling their populations abroad, something they define as their ‘diaspora’. Yet what does it mean for governments to formulate claims of sovereignty over populations... more...

  • Exile Identity, Agency and Belonging in South Africaby Zosa De Sas Kropiwnicki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.74

    This book examines the experiences of 49 second-generation exiles from South Africa. Using “generation” as an analytical concept, it investigates the relational, temporal and embodied nature of their childhoods in terms of kinship relations, life cycle, cohort development and memory-making. It reveals how child agents exploited the liminal nature... more...

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepalby Åshild Kolås

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the women, peace and security literature,  Women, Peace and Security in Nepal  questions the potential of peace processes to become a window of opportunity... more...

  • Gender and Diplomacyby Jennifer A. Cassidy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides a detailed discussion of the role of women in diplomacy and a global narrative of their current and historical role within it. The last century has seen the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs) experience seismic shifts in their policies concerning the entry, role and agency of women within their institutional make-up. Despite... more...

  • Non-State Armed Actors in the Middle Eastby Murat Yesiltas; Tuncay Kardas

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 120.72

    This volume investigates the nature and changing roles of the non-state armed groups in the Middle East with a special focus on Kurdish, Shia and Islamic State groups. To understand the nature of transformation in the Middle Eastern geopolitical space, it provides new empirical and analytical insights into the impact of three prominent actors, namely... more...

  • Resource Booms and Institutional Pathwaysby Eduardo Dargent; José Carlos Orihuela; Maritza Paredes; María Eugenia Ulfe

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 83.97

    This book analyses the institutional development that the Peruvian state has undergone in recent years within a context of rapid extractive industry expansion. It addresses the most important institutional state transformations produced directly by natural resources growth. This includes the construction of a redistributive law with the mining canon;... more...