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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This new book shows how international crises are dangerous episodes that can be destabilizing not only to the actors directly involved but also to the entire international system. Recognizing the primacy of crises as defining moments in international relations, scholars and policy makers alike are increasingly concerned with identifying mechanisms... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A former nuclear weapons designer, Stephen M. Younger understands, as few others can, humankind's potential for violence. He knows that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction means that any nation, group, or even individual could cause unimaginable carnage?and the accelerating pace of communications and transportation means that things can... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
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...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00
Assessing 'sticks' and 'carrots' in the non-proliferation arsenal of the world community, this book compares UN-based and national level sanctions and efforts aimed at reassuring non-proliferation. It deals with the lessons learned (or that need to be learned) from the concrete regional cases of proliferation or its risks. more...