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- HarperCollins Canada 2015; US$ 1.99
Thomas Paine?s Rights of Man argues that human rights are inherent. As such, they cannot be conferred on citizens by their governments because to do so would mean that these rights can be revoked by that same government. Paine further suggests that government is responsible for protecting the rights of men, and therefore, the interests of governments... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 62.00
International Conflict : Logic and Evidence is based on the premise that proper understanding of international conflict ? a necessary prerequisite for achieving peace ? can come only from logic and evidence, not from opinion and anecdote. This groundbreaking book introduces students to international conflict?s key theories and empirical research.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 48.00
An Introduction to Civil Wars provides a comprehensive overview of the civil wars that have taken place globally since World War II. A discussion of the human and economic costs of civil war is followed by a systematic examination of all aspects of these conflicts: civil war patterns, types, and causes; the effect of natural resources; conflict... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 54.99
This new study covers the civil and military lessons of the war in Afghanistan as of 2015, the trends at the time of transition, and the risks inherent in the current approach to supporting Afghanistan. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation (CCA) poses an assortment of thorny methodological challenges. Individually, none are unique to CCA, but together they represent a very distinctive conundrum facing practitioners and policy makers. Adding to this complexity further, climate change may be global in nature but its impacts,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Northern Lebanon is a land in turmoil. Long under the sway of the Assad regime in Syria, it is now a magnet for Sunni Muslim jihadists inspired by anti-Western and anti-Shi?a worldviews. The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East describes in harrowing detail the struggle led by an active minority of jihadist militants, some claiming allegiance to ISIS,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Current global estimates of children engaged in warfare range from 200,000 to 300,000. Children's roles in conflict range from armed and active participants to spies, cooks, messengers, and sex slaves. Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States examines the factors that contribute to the use of children in war, the effects of war upon children,... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2006; US$ 17.00
Since the end of the Cold War, the idea of human rights has been made into a justification for intervention by the world's leading economic and military powers?above all, the United States?in countries that are vulnerable to their attacks. The criteria for such intervention have become more arbitrary and self-serving, and their form more destructive,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
Governments and bureaucracies are bigger and more controlling than ever. A citizen's own ability to control his or her own life has never been less than it has today. How did we get to this point? Jim Bovard, bestselling author of Lost Rights, looks at the development of the State into a behemoth that threatens to destroy the individual at the cost... more...