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Arms Control

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  • Arms and Conflict in the Middle Eastby Riad A. Attar

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    This study contributes to the debate on whether defense spending encourages or hinders economic growth. The effect of politics on economic growth in developing societies is assessed, with a focus on the Middle East. The study is the first to add conflict variables to the production function defense-growth model and test them empirically across countries... more...

  • A Winter of Discontent: The Nuclear Freeze and American Politicsby David Meyer

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 33.95

    The nuclear freeze movement grew more quickly than even the most optimistic activists thought possible, as large numbers of Americans became convinced that there was something wrong with United States defense policy and that they could do something about it. This analysis provides the first comprehensive history of the nuclear freeze movement, approaching... more...

  • Peace Regime Building on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asian Security Cooperationby Professor Seung-Ho Joo; Professor Tae-Hwan Kwak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    A permanent peace regime on the Korean peninsula has yet to be achieved even though the Korean War came to a halt more than half a century ago. Without a peace treaty formally ending the Korean War, the two Korean states are technically still at war. The current situation on the Korean peninsula is extremely tense and precarious, and tensions and... more...

  • Rising Starby Bates Gill

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    China’s diplomatic strategy has changed dramatically since the mid-1990s, creating both challenges and opportunities for other world powers. Through a combination of pragmaticsecurity policies, growing economic clout, and increasingly deft diplomacy, China hasestablished productive and increasingly solid relationships throughout Asia and around... more...

  • Moral Entrepreneurs and the Campaign to Ban Landminesby Frank Faulkner

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 75.60

    This work advances the proposition that traditional ‘top down’ politics is being challenged by grass-roots, civil society based ‘bottom up’ politics in that most sensitive areas, the national security/arms control dichotomy. The book uses the example of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), that has succeeded in reversing... more...

  • Human Security in a Borderless Worldby Derek S. Reveron; Kathleen A. Mahoney-Norris

    Westview Press 2011; US$ 6.99

      A thoughtful examination of the human security issues dominating the national security agenda, characterized by civic, economic, environmental, maritime, health, and cyber challenges more...

  • Common Groundby David Fairhall

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95

    When a small group of women set out to march to Greenham one summer day at the end of August 1981, none of them could have imagined that this outing would change their lives forever. Nor did they dream that their gesture that day would spark off a feminist protest movement that would last for decades spreading its influence across the world. This... more...

  • Quest for Global Peace, Aby Joseph Rotblat; Ikeda Daisaku

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95

    In his autobiography, Bertrand Russell wrote of Joseph Rotblat that 'He can have few rivals in the courage and integrity and complete self-abnegation with which he has given up his own career (in which, however, he still remains eminent) to devote himself to combating the nuclear peril as well as other, allied evils'. One of the 'inventors' of the... more...

  • Terrorists in Loveby Ken Ballen; Peter L. Bergen

    Free Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    Imagine a world where a boy?s dreams dictate the behavior of warriors in battle; where a young couple?s only release from forbidden love is death; where religious extremism, blind hatred, and endemic corruption combine to form a lethal ideology that can hijack a man?s life forever. This is the world of Terrorists in Love . A former federal prosecutor... more...

  • Beyond Sand and Oil: The Nuclear Middle Eastby Jack Caravelli

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    This text provides an up-to-date overview of nuclear weapons in the politically fragile Middle East, discussing the evolution and future of national programs, as well as the current challenge posed by Iran. more...