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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice that took off only in the mid-1970s. The aim of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This book provides an important study of a short-lived government making foreign policy in the shadow of an impending general election. It considers Britain's relations with the United States, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Why are some transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) highly effective, while others are not? The contributors compare 21 transnational PPPs that seek to provide collective goods in the field of sustainable development. more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 27.99
The world has seldom been as dangerous as it is now. Rogue regimes—governments and groups that eschew diplomatic normality, sponsor terrorism, and proliferate nuclear weapons—threaten the United States around the globe. Because sanctions and military action are so costly, the American strategy of first resort is dialogue, on the theory that “it never... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
In this hugely influential book, originally published in 2001 but just as - if not more - relevant today, Mark Duffield shows how war has become an integral component of development discourse. Aid agencies have become increasingly involved in humanitarian assistance, conflict resolution and the social reconstruction of war-torn societies. Duffield... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America?s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future. When the United States has succeeded in the world, Stephen... more...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
A comprehensive review of historical insurgencies that ended in settlement after a military stalemate shows that these negotiations followed a similar path that can be generalized into a ?master narrative? of seven steps executed in a common sequence. Such a narrative could help guide and assess the progress of a similar approach to resolving the conflict... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Over the past decade, scholars, practitioners, and leading diplomats have forcefully argued for the need to move beyond one-way, mass-media-driven campaigns and develop more relational strategies. In the coming years, as the range of public diplomacy actors grows, the issues become more complexly intertwined, and the use of social media proliferates,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Joel S. Migdal focuses on the approach U.S. officials adopted toward the Middle East after World War II, one that paid scant attention to tectonic shifts in the region. The United States did not restrict its strategic model to the Middle East—beginning with Harry S. Truman, American presidents applied a uniform strategy rooted in the country?s Cold... more...