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Peace

  • Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Securityby Gina Heathcote; Dianne Otto

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book examines how the Security Council has approached issues of gender equality since 2000. Written by academics, activists and practitioners the book challenges the reader to consider how women's participation, gender equality, sexual violence and the prevalence of economic disadvantages might be addressed in post-conflict communities. more...

  • Air Power in UN Operationsby A. Walter Dorn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 49.95

    Air power for warfighting is a story that's been told many times. Air power for peacekeeping and UN enforcement is a story that desperately needs to be told. In rich detail this volume describes: aircraft transporting vital supplies to UN peacekeepers and massive amounts of humanitarian aid to war-affected populations; aircraft serving as the "eyes... more...

  • Critical Security Studies, 2nd edby Columba Peoples; Nick Vaughan-Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Critical Security Studies introduces students to the sub-field through a detailed yet accessible survey of evolving approaches and key issues. This new edition contains two new chapters and has been fully revised and updated. Written in an accessible and clear manner, Critical Security Studies : offers a comprehensive and up-to-date... more...

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstructionby Naseem Badiey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Traces the dynamics of state-building in Juba, Southern Sudan 2005-2011, revealing how underlying ties of ethnicity and land dominated the actions of the various parties in post-conflict reconstruction and how these may continue to influence power and resource-sharing in the newly independent state of South Sudan. more...

  • The Procedure of the UN Security Councilby Loraine Sievers; Sam Daws

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 209.99

    The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for nearly 40 years. This comprehensively revised edition contains over 450 pages of new material documenting the extensive and rapid innovations in the Council's procedures of the past two decades. A one-stop handbook... more...

  • Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africaby Liisa Laakso; Petri Hautaniemi

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Featuring a wealth of case-study material and insights from leading experts in the field, this highly original volume forces an important re-think in a contentious area of African politics and development. more...

  • The Evolving Boundaries of Defenceby Renaud Bellais

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume analyses key features of recent and on-going transformations of defence issues, from four key perspectives. These are defence economics, the spatial footprint of defence, human resources management by the armed forces and the international landscape of defence. more...

  • Security in Translationby Holger Stritzel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Security in Translation proposes an innovative way to capture the evolution, spread and local transformation of threat images in world affairs. Reworking traditional securitization theory, this book develops a coherent new framework for analysis that makes securitization theory applicable to empirical studies. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Health Securityby Simon Rushton; Jeremy Youde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether health and security should be linked; which (if any)... more...

  • Death Wasn?t Painfulby Dhirendra S Jafa

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 32.95

    Death Wasn?t Painful  is a true account of the experiences of a former Indian fighter pilot, who was taken prisoner during the 1971 Indo-Pak/Bangladesh Liberation War. While depicting the intrepid life of fighter pilots in active combat, the book also has an introspective side where it portrays the soldier?s reactions to the terrifying realities... more...