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  • Russia's Security Policy under Putinby Aglaya Snetkov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the evolution of Russia?s security policy under Putin in the 21st century, using a critical security studies approach. Drawing on critical approaches to security the book investigates the interrelationship between the internal-external nexus and the politics of (in)security and regime-building in Putin?s Russia. In so doing,... more...

  • Political Rebellionby Ted Robert Gurr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    This volume comprises key essays by Ted Robert Gurr on the causes and consequences of organized political protest and rebellion, its outcomes and strategies for conflict management. From the Castro-inspired revolutionary movements of Latin America in the 1960s to Yugoslavia?s dissolution in ethnonational wars of the 1990s, and the popular revolts... more...

  • Riflesby David Westwood

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    Starting from the late 18th century, this illustrated book tells the history of rifled weapons and ammunition for military use. It shows how faster-loading, more accurate rifles changed the battlefield. It also provides instances where decision makers chose to issue rifles ill suited for the task at hand when better options were available. more...

  • The Story of Billy Youngby Anthony Hill

    Penguin Group Australia 2012; Not Available

    The Story of Billy Young is the true story of the suffering - and survival - of an underage prisoner-of-war during World War II. Bill Young, who is still alive, enlised in the army in July 1941 aged only 15, though he said he was 19. He went to Singapore, was captured at the fall, and spent the rest of his teenage years in some of the most barbaric... more...

  • Fire in the Nightby John Bierman

    Pan Macmillan UK 2000; US$ 17.26

    The biography of Orde Charles Wingate, arguably the most eccentric and charismatic of all the generals on either side of World War Two. Orde Charles Wingate. Winston Churchill thought him a military genius; others considered him greatly over-rated; a few even thought him mad. His overriding passion was for Zionism, a cause which he embraced when posted... more...

  • Reconstructing Afghanistanby William Maley; Susanne Schmeidl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan. The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in theatres of operations such as Afghanistan matter... more...

  • (In)Security and the Production of International Relationsby Jonas Hagmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats? This book explains state behaviour on the basis... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Lawby Marc Weller; Alexia Solomou

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 249.99

    The prohibition of the use of force in international law is one of the major achievements of international law in the past century. The attempt to outlaw war as a means of national policy and to establish a system of collective security after both World Wars resulted in the creation of the United Nations Charter, which remains a principal point of... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorismby Lee Jarvis; Michael Lister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects, counter-terrorism policing, counter-radicalisation... more...

  • Emergency Management and Social Intelligenceby Charna R. Epstein; Ameya Pawar; Scott. C. Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn?t mitigate future... more...