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Peace

  • Rethinking the Security-Development Nexusby Sasha Jesperson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book critically examines the security-development nexus through an analysis of organised crime responses in post-conflict states. As the trend has evolved, the security-development nexus has received significant attention from policymakers as a new means to address security threats. Integrating the traditionally separate areas of security and... more...

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948by Gill Bennett; Patrick Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume documents the British Government?s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although relations between the wartime Big Three allies, the... more...

  • Conflict Transformation and the Palestiniansby Alpaslan Ozerdem; Chuck Thiessen; Mufid Qassoum

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the challenges of transforming the violent conflict between the State of Israel and the Palestinians into just peace. There are many challenges involved in the bottom-up transformation of the violent structures that sustain the State of Israel?s occupation of Palestinian territory. This book examines these structures as it assesses... more...

  • Network Theory and Violent Conflictsby Christian R. Kramer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.33

    This book offers a novel approach to understanding violence and violent conflict using complexity and network theories, borrowed from the natural sciences, together with social network analysis. Because violence is both a universal and central component of human communication and identity formation, it has a fundamental function in shaping social... more...

  • Responses to Disasters and Climate Changeby Michele Companion; Miriam S. Chaiken

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    As the global climate shifts, communities are faced with a myriad of mitigation and adaptation challenges. These highlight the political, cultural, economic, social, and physical vulnerability of social groups, communities, families, and individuals. They also foster resilience and creative responses. Research in hazard management, humanitarian response,... more...

  • The Politics of Militant Group Survival in the Middle Eastby Ora Szekely

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.33

    This book compares the performances of four key non-state actors in the Arab-Israeli conflict ecosystem: the PLO, Hamas, Hizbullah, and Amal. It argues that it is not the assets a militant group has, but rather how it acquired them that matters in explaining the variation in these actors' abilities to militarily resist and politically recover from... more...

  • Biometrics in Support of Military Operationsby William C. Buhrow

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield examines and evaluates recent U.S. military experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan in the context of the use of biometrics and related technologies. The book takes a comprehensive look at how biometrics has been used to support various military operations and suggests ways that... more...

  • Private Investigation and Homeland Securityby Daniel J. Benny

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    The threat against the homeland continues and the private investigator plays a critical part in this effort. This includes in providing criminal, civil and background investigation, protective service, security consulting and electronic sweeps. The text will provide an overview of the role of private investigation in protection of the homeland and... more...

  • The Challenge of Apartheid: UK?South African Relations, 1985?1986by Patrick Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa during one of the most turbulent periods of the apartheid era. The crisis of apartheid that began in 1984 provoked international outrage on an unprecedented scale. This volume documents the attempt by the British Government to formulate a response that would go... more...

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Approaches to International Relationsby Steve A. Yetiv; Patrick James

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.33

    This edited volume breaks new ground by innovatively drawing on multiple disciplines to enhance our understanding of international relations and conflict.  The expansion of knowledge across disciplines and the increasingly blurred boundaries in the real world both enable and demand thinking across intellectual borders. While multidisciplinary... more...