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Peace

  • Cultures of Democracy in Serbia and Bulgariaby James Dawson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Starting from the premise that citizens can only uphold the institutions of liberal democracy when they understand and identify with the principles enshrined in them, the author applies normative public sphere theory to the analysis of political discourse and everyday discussion in Serbia and Bulgaria. Moving beyond the narrow focus on institutions... more...

  • After Ethnic Conflictby Cvete Koneska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    After Ethnic Conflict: Policy-making in Post-conflict Bosnia and Macedonia investigates how sensitive policy issues can be resolved in the aftermath of war by investigating how political elites interact and make decisions in ethnically divided societies. Focusing on the interactions between political elites and attempts to reach agreement across ethnic... more...

  • Negotiations in the Case Law of the International Court of Justiceby Karel Wellens

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 165.00

    This book presents a detailed and critical analysis of the case law of the International Court of Justice through the prism of a functional analysis between negotiations and the judicial settlement of disputes. The focus is thus not on the merits of each individual case, but on its contribution to and clarification of this functional interplay. The... more...

  • Conflict Resolution and Ontological Securityby Bahar Rumelili

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume highlights the ways in which the prospect of peace can generate anxieties and consequently set in motion social and political processes that reproduce and reactivate conflicts. In analysing this issue, the volume builds on the notion of ontological security and its recent applications to international relations theory. Although conflicts... more...

  • Food Security Governanceby Nora McKeon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today?s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the international community has addressed food issues since World... more...

  • Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatantsby Johanna Söderström

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The book examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings engage in politics, as seen in the case of Liberia. The political mobilization of former combatants after war is often perceived as a threat, ultimately undermining the security and stability of the state. This book questions this simplified view and argues that understanding... more...

  • Human Security, Changing States and Global Responsesby Sangmin Bae; Makoto Maruyama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This research has helped to reconceptualize the notion of... more...

  • Homeland Security and Private Sector Businessby Elsa Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Eighty-five percent of the U.S.?s critical infrastructure, the private sector is in need of improved awareness, education, and training in fulfilling its obligation to maintain vital security interests. This new edition addresses mandates and legislation introduced after 9/11 and since the first edition. It reinforces the U.S. government's investment... more...

  • Terror and Insurgency in the Sahara-Sahel Regionby Stephen A. Harmon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Covering such issues as Islamist terrorism, border insecurity, contraband, and human trafficking, this book looks at the interrelated problems of political and social pathologies that affect terrorist movements and security in the Sahara-Sahel region. A valuable publication, it treats a series of related problems on the basis of a broadly defined area,... more...

  • Contentious Integrationby Chien-peng Chung

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book studies the relationship between the People's Republic of China and Japan as the basis of the construction and maintenance of economic and security arrangements in the Asia-Pacific. It explains how these arrangements have been challenged by the occasionally testy ties between these two major Asian powers and explores their dynamic interactions... more...