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- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 46.00
CQ Researcher?s Global Issues offers an in-depth and nuanced look at a wide range of today?s most pressing issues. The 2015 edition of this annual reader looks at topics such as Russia?s resurgence, global hunger, U.S. global engagement, transnational crime, and al Qaeda?s continuing threat. And because it?s CQ Researcher , the reports are expertly... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 25.00
At the beginning of the 1990s, the world exited the cold war and entered an era of great promise for peace and security.Guided by an invigorated United Nations, the international community set out to end conflicts that had flared into vicious civil wars and to unconditionally champion human rights and hold abusers responsible. The stage seemed set... more...
- Rodale 2015; US$ 19.99
In 1998, Jacob Lief, a 21-year-old American university student, met school teacher Malizole "Banks" Gwaxula in a township tavern in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. After bonding over beers and a shared passion for education, Gwaxula invited Lief to live with him in the township. Inspired by their fortuitous meeting--which brought together two... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
M. L. R. Smith is professor of strategic theory in the Department of War Studies at King's College, University of London. Among his publications are Fighting for Ireland? The Military Strategy of the Irish Republican Movement and The Strategy of Terrorism: How It Works and Why It Fails. David Martin Jones is associate professor in the School of Political... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 60.00
The Islamic Republic of Iran faced a favorable strategic environment following the US invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003. Its leadership attempted to exploit this window of opportunity by assertively seeking to expand Iran's interests throughout the Middle East. It fell far short, however, of fulfilling its long-standing ambition of... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Melting ice, a military arms race, the rush to exploit resources at any cost—the Arctic is now the stage on which our future will be decided. And as temperatures rise and the ice retreats, Vladimir Putin orders Russia?s oil rigs to move north. But one early September morning in 2013 thirty men and women from eighteen countries—the crew of Greenpeace?s... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Jennifer L. Erickson is the White Family Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor in Political Science and International Studies at Boston College. She is also a faculty affiliate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and previously held research affiliations with Dartmouth College, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik,... more...