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  • Culture and Securityby Michael Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    This book examines the role of culture in contemporary security policies, providing a critical overview of the ways in which culture has been theorized in security studies. Developing a theoretical framework that stresses the relationship between culture, power, security and strategy, the volume argues that cultural practices have been central... more...

  • Liberalism and Warby Andrew Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Military power is now the main vehicle for regime change. The US army has been used on more than 30 different occasions in the post-Cold War world compared with just 10 during the whole of the Cold War era. Leading scholar Andrew Williams tackles contemporary thinking on war with this detailed study on liberal thinking over the last century about... more...

  • The Future of Arms Controlby Michael A. Levi; Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 20.95

    Argues that neither the left nor the right has a correct view of the proper utility of arms control in the age of terror. more...

  • The Politics of Insecurityby Jef Huysmans

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    The act of violence of 9/11 changed the global security agenda, catapulting terrorism to the top of the agenda. Weapons of mass destruction grabbed public interest and controlling the free movement of people became a national security priority. In this volume, Jef Huysmans critically engages with theoretical developments in international relations... more...

  • Rising Starby Bates Gill

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    Analyzes the transformation in China's security diplomacy and makes the case for a more nuanced and focused policy toward Beijing. Focuses on Chinese policy in three areas--regional security mechanisms, nonproliferation and arms control, and questions of sovereignty and intervention. Concludes with recommendations for future U.S.-China relations. more...

  • Negotiating Minefields: The Landmines Ban in American Politicsby Leon V. Sigal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Against all odds, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines helped to enact a global treaty banning antipersonnel mines in 1997. For that achievement it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In this volume, Leon Sigal shows how a handful of NGOs with almost no mass base got more than 100 countries to outlaw a weapon that their armies had long used.... more...

  • The International Theory of Leonard Woolfby Peter Wilson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    Colonial civil servant, Fabian socialist, and eminence grise of the Bloombury Circle, Leonard Woolf was one of the most prolific writers on international relations of the early to mid-Twentieth Century. His report for the Fabian Society, International Government , was influential on the creation of the League of Nations. He was co-founder of the... more...

  • Mediating International Crisesby Victor Asal; David Quinn; Jonathan Wilkenfeld; Kathleen Young

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book investigates the crisis management mechanism-mediation by third parties to determine the effectiveness of mediation efforts in crisis negotiations. more...

  • Quality of Life, Balance of Powers, and Nuclear Weaponsby Alexander V. Avakov

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    This statistical annual presents fundamental data in four sections: (1) Quality of Life, (2) Balance of Power, (3) Developed Market Economies since 1960, and (4) Economic History since 1500. It contains data that is generally not available elsewhere. Sections 1 and 2 give statistics for 230 countries. The World Bank and Encyclopedia Britannica provide... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation in Northeast Asiaby Andrew O'Neil

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    To what extent does the failing strategy of nonproliferation pose serious challenges for Northeast Asia's security environment? Are there alternative strategies for managing nuclear weapons in the region? Should the presence of nuclear weapons in Northeast Asia necessarily be seen in exclusively negative terms, as many experts believe? more...