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Peace

  • The Nonviolence Handbookby Michael N Nagler

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 12.00

    Love Is Stronger Than Hate ?Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,? renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to... more...

  • International Interventionby Michael Keren; Donald A. Sylvan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    National sovereignty, defined as a nation's right to exercise its own law and practise over its territory, is a cherished norm in the modern era, and yet it raises great legal, political and ethical dilemmas. This study looks at the problems created by international intervention. more...

  • Terrorism Versus Democracyby Paul Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ?war on terror?, which President George W. Bush declared in the wake of the 9/11 attacks,... more...

  • Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Seaby Shicun Wu; Keyuan Zou

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The region of the South China Sea is vulnerable to natural hazards and marine environmental degradation as well as to piracy, maritime crimes and over-exploitation activities which threaten the security of the surrounding population. This volume explores these non-traditional security issues and discusses the security cooperation and regional approaches... more...

  • UN-Tied Nationsby Kate Seaman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Using a number of relevant case studies UN-Tied Nations provides a concise and analytical introduction to the ongoing debates around the development of global governance, global security governance, and the continuous impact these are having on the ability of the United Nations to act as an international peacekeeper. more...

  • Inequality and Violenceby Anna Cornelia Beyer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book reflects on the arguments presented in Man, the State and War from a contemporary perspective. Do Waltz's ideas still hold firm ground in the discipline? The book alerts to the perceived necessity of combining conceptions of governance and authority with considerations on the reduction of inequality at the individual, state and international... more...

  • Strategies of Symbolic Nation-building in South Eastern Europeby Pål Kolstø

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Relying on new quantitative research results, the contributors offer interdisciplinary analyses of symbolic nation-building in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia to show that whereas the citizens of some states have reached a consensus about the nation-building project other states remain fragmented and... more...

  • Practising Critical Reflection to Develop Emancipatory Changeby Christine Morley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    By reshaping ideas that have previously been considered as predominantly theoretical and abstract, Morley’s work provides an innovative framework that enables social work and human services practitioners to find hope, agency and practical strategies to work towards change, despite operating in contexts that appear immutably oppressive. more...

  • International Law, New Diplomacy and Counterterrorismby Steven J. Barela

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This interdisciplinary book explores how terrorism is meant to target a government?s legitimacy, and advocates for sounder defensive measures when countering international attacks. The dramatic increase in global cooperation throughout the twentieth century?between international organisations and their state missions of diplomats, foreign officers,... more...

  • North Korea and Security Cooperation in Northeast Asiaby Tae-Hwan Kwak; Seung-Ho Joo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book explores the domestic factors of the two Koreas and the four major powers that influence their security policies towards North Korea and Northeast Asia. This well thought out and consistently analysed volume has huge potential to frame the conversation on Northeast Asian relations in the coming years. more...