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- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE… BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It?s no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...
- Dundurn 1990; US$ 9.99
This book constitutes the Proceedings of a meeting held in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 18-20 July 1989, which was the eighteenth in a series of Workshops on Nuclear Forces held in the framework of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 145.00
Using newly released documents, the author presents an integrated look at American nuclear policy and diplomacy in crises from the Berlin blockade to Vietnam. The book answers the question why, when the atomic bomb had been used with such devastating effect against the Japanese Empire in 1945, American leaders put this most apocalyptic of weapons... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Acting Alone offers an unprecedented scientifically-based answer to the question of why presidents, regardless of political party, make decisions to use unilateral military force. By using three methods to test U.S. crisis behavior since 1937, the author of Acting Alone makes the case that presidents are realists and make a unilateral decision... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 19.00
Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt , Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society. Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail and contends... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 21.99
Introduction 1 1. Iraq, 1991-1998: Unmasking a Hidden Program 9 2. North Korea, 1992-2002: The Case of the Missing Plutonium 37 3. Iraq, 2002 and After: A Needless War 48 4. North Korea, 2003 and After: The Nuclear Weapons Club Adds a Member 89 5. Iran, 2003-2005: The Riddle of Taqqiya 112 6. Libya: Discovery and Dismantlement ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
As one of South Asia's oldest democracies Sri Lanka is a critical case to examine the limits of a liberal peace, peacebuilding and external engagement in the settlement of civil wars. Based on nine years of research, and more than 100 interviews with those affected by the war, NGOs, and local and international elites engaged in the peace process. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Providing new empirical data valuable to our understanding of NATO's post-Cold War evolution, this book offers a unique perspective on alliance management and maintenance. It sheds light on the continuing debate surrounding NATO's role in security, how the alliance will fight and whether NATO is properly structured to continue providing security... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99
The ways we divide the world geographically have powerful political and social implications. This may seem an obvious point when the focus of attention is a highly charged, contested construct such as the 'Islamic World,' but it applies to seemingly objective regional divisions as well. Southeast Asia is a case in point. As this book powerfully shows,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 139.95
National security poses a dilemma to our democratic desire for political transparency. If the government gives away information about its covert operations then it will jeopardize national security. The paradox is that without national security agencies in a free society democracy will be threatened externally, and with them democracy is threatened... more...