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  • 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...

  • Lessons to be Learned from Non-Proliferation Failures and Successesby A. Nikitin

    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...

  • Putting Teeth in the Tigerby Professor Michael Brzoska; George A. Lopez

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95

    Foreign affairs practitioners and policy analysts claim that international arms embargoes usually fail due to the lack of political will among national governments to implement and enforce these restrictions. This volume confronts this critique directly, first by describing a more nuanced assessment of success, and then by presenting well-informed... more...

  • From Lambs to Lionsby Thomas Preston

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99

    In From Lambs to Lions, Thomas Preston examines current trends in the proliferation of nuclear and biological weapons capabilities, know-how, and technologies for both state and non-state actors-and then projects these trends over the coming ten to fifteen years to assess how they might impact existing security relationships between states. For... more...

  • Weapons of Mass Destructionby Raja Menon

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 24.95

    Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), present a serious danger in today’s world. This pertinent and topical volume takes a hard-headed look at the threat that India could face from these weapons. A great deal of literature exists on international regimes and their attempts to curb the proliferation of... more...

  • Global Governance and Biopoliticsby David Roberts

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    This seminal work is the first fully to engage human security with power in the international system. It presents global governance not as impartial institutionalism, but as the calculated mismanagement of life, directing biopolitical neoliberal ideology through global networks, undermining the human security of millions. more...

  • Dangerous Groundby Scott Ritter

    Nation Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    From one of the world?s leading authorities on arms control, a probing look at America?s failed attempts at arms control, from the Truman administration to the present more...

  • 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...

  • 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...