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Peace

  • Global Insecurityby Anthony Burke; Rita Parker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 128.73

    This innovative volume gathers some of the world?s best scholars to analyse the world?s collective international efforts to address globalised threats through global security governance. Addressing global and planetary forms of insecurity that include nuclear weapons, conventional arms, gender violence, climate change, disease, bio weapons, cyber-conflict,... more...

  • Heritage and Peacebuildingby Diana Walters; Daniel Laven; Peter Davis

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 22.72

    This volume explores one of the most critical issues of our time: whether heritage can contribute to a more peaceful society and future. It reflects a core belief that heritage can provide solutions to reconciling peoples and demonstrates the amount of significant work being carried out internationally. Based round the core themes of new and emerging... more...

  • International Migration, Transnational Politics and Conflictby Anastasia Bermudez

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.82

    This book makes a timely contribution to debates surrounding transnational political participation, the relationship between diasporas and conflict, and the gendered experiences of migrants. It fills a significant lacuna in research by analysing how migrants relate to and become involved in the politics of their home and host countries, and how transnational... more...

  • The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflictby Topher L. McDougal

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Why do some rebel insurgencies target cities as economic prey, whilst others are content to trade with them? This volume examines how the trade networks underpinning the economic relationship between rural and urban areas differ in their impact on (and response to) the combat frontier. more...

  • Warlord Democrats in Africaby Anders Themnér

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The first systematic study about what effect the electoral participation of ex-military leaders in Africa has on post-war security more...

  • Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Centuryby Aidan Hehir; Robert W. Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    This book contributes to current debates on the protection of human rights in the 21st century. With the global economic collapse, the rise of the BRICS, the post-intervention chaos in Libya, the migration crisis in Europe, and the regional conflagration sparked by the conflict in Syria, the need to protect human rights has arguably never been greater.... more...

  • The Future of US Warfareby Scott N. Romaniuk; Francis Grice

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the future of US warfare, including its military practices and the domestic and global challenges it faces. The need to undertake a comprehensive analysis about the future of warfare for the US is more pressing today than ever before. New technologies and adversaries, both old and new, have the potential... more...

  • The Rise of Organised Brutalityby Sini?a Male?evic

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that sees organised violence as in continuous decline, arguing instead that evidence shows that it continues to rise. more...

  • The Political Anatomy of Dominationby Béatrice Hibou

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 135.04

    Rereading Marx, Weber, Gramsci and, more recently, Foucault, Béatrice Hibou tackles one of the core questions of political and social theory: state domination. Combining comparative analyses of everyday life and economics, she highlights the arrangements, understandings and practices that make domination conceivable, bearable, even acceptable or reassuring.... more...

  • Libya in the Arab Springby Ramazan Erdag

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 48.22

    By examining Libya?s security architecture before and after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) intervention in 2011, this book aims to answer three questions. First, what were the security patterns in Libya within the Middle East security complex before the Arab Spring? Second, to what extent did the Arab Spring and the revolution and intervention... more...