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  • Rethinking Civilian Stabilization and Reconstructionby Robert D. Lamb; Kathryn Mixon; Joy Aoun

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 40.99

    Can the United States prevent or end conflicts and protect its interests without using military force? Do U.S. civilian institutions have the right mix of support, funding, and capabilities to respond to major crises and political transitions? In July 2013, CSIS raised these questions before more than 200 policymakers and experts, with 22 speakers... more...

  • Kantian Theory and Human Rightsby Andreas Follesdal; Reidar Maliks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Human rights and the courts and tribunals that protect them are increasingly part of our moral, legal, and political circumstances. The growing salience of human rights has recently brought the question of their philosophical foundation to the foreground. Theorists of human rights often assume that their ideal can be traced to the philosophy of... more...

  • The Dominican Republicby Carl Meacham

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 34.99

    Is democracy in danger in the Dominican Republic? Is the country headed toward sustained one-party rule? In an effort to understand the state of Dominican democracy and rule of law, CSIS Americas Program director Carl Meacham led a six-month initiative to answer these questions. more...

  • Biosafety of GM Crops in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzaniaby Judith A. Chambers

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 45.99

    This report outlines the status of biotechnology regulatory structures in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, with a focus on regulation of genetically modified (GM) crops. Effective regulatory structures are important for the approval and use of agricultural technology. more...

  • U.S. Department of Defense Contract Spending and the Supporting Industrial Base, 2000-2012by Gregory Sanders; Jesse Ellman; Rhys McCormick

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 45.99

    The report analyzes contracting for products, services, and research and development by the U.S. Department of Defense overall and by key components. more...

  • Reinventing Democracyby Joćo Arriscado Nunes; Boaventura de Sousa Santos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The studies gathered in this volume focus on Portuguese society, from the creative social and political experimentation by citizen and popular movements during the revolution of 1974/75 to more recent episodes of alternative economic organisation, popular mobilization over the claim of local populations to self-government, local environmental conflicts,... more...

  • Scared to Deathby Christopher Booker; Richard North

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99

    Modern society has regularly, in recent years, been gripped by a series of headline making "scares" - from mad cow disease to SARS -- which have become one of the most conspicuous and damaging features of our modern world. This book is the first to tell the inside story of each of the major scares of the past two decades, showing how they... more...

  • Pay Any Priceby James Risen

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.79

    "James Risen has established himself as the finest national security reporter of this generation, a field crowded with first rank talent." ? Newsweek ?An important and powerful book that should be read by anyone who believes it is time to take stock after thirteen years and re-evaluate the nature of the threat the country faces and its response... more...

  • Ireland and International Peacekeeping Operations 1960-2000by Katsumi Ishizuka

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Republic of Ireland has won its status as a leading contributor to international peacekeeping operations, which has been its key 'foreign policy' since the 1960s. But why is Ireland so keen to be involved? This new book asks and answers this and other key questions about Ireland's close involvement with the EU. It cannot simply be for charitable... more...

  • Realizing the Visionby Maren Leed; Ariel Robinson

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99

    The Army is adjusting to rapidly diminishing operational demands, falling end strength, reorganization, and tightening budgets. Given these new realities, the CSIS Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies examined the current state of the soldier/squad system and how it might be best advanced in the face of constrained budgets. more...