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Political Freedom & Security

  • The Inspection Houseby Tim Maly; Emily Horne

    Coach House Books 2014;

    The Inspection House revisits Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish to explore the panopticon-like surveillance that defines modern life. more...

  • Maritime Power in the Black Seaby Deborah Sanders

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Maritime Power in the Black Sea provides the first comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the comparative maritime power of the six littoral states in the Black Sea - Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania and Bulgaria. This book examines the maritime capabilities and assets of each of these states and also considers the implications of the... more...

  • Understanding Influenceby Thomas Waldman; Sultan Barakat; Andrea Varisco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Despite the increasing volume of research on state building, the use and uptake of findings by those involved in policy-making remains largely under-examined. As such, the main themes running through this book relate to issues of research influence, use and uptake into policy. It grapples with problems associated with decision-making dynamics, knowledge... more...

  • Fukushima and Beyondby Christopher Hubbard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In light of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident of 2011 the prospect of including or excluding nuclear power in a low-carbon twenty-first century world is now increasingly critical. It is in this emerging scenario and context that this book presents a full suite of historical, contemporary and projected data. Its use of complementary and comparative... more...

  • Trade, Food Security, and Human Rightsby Ying Chen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural policies and World Trade Organization negotiations in agriculture and proposes that the international trade regime reconciles trade rules... more...

  • The Spirit of Terrorismby Jean Baudrillard; Chris Turner

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    Baudrillard sees the power of the terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter?not merely the reality of death, but in a sacrifice that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist mounts a powerful symbolic challenge... more...

  • Radicalization in Western Europeby Carolin Goerzig; Khaled Al-Hashimi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Employing a theoretical framework based on the concept of identity loss, this book seeks to understand why increased integration has stimulated greater radicalization among the Muslim populations in Western Europe. Through extensive field research in four European countries ? the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and France ? the authors investigate... more...

  • Who Killed the American Family?by Phyllis Schlafly

    WND Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    American families are the backbone of this nation. The American family is the fundamental institution that provided the Founding Fathers with the emotional support and driving courage to face the tyrannical government that threatened their very existence. The American family used to be the fundamental institution of our stable, liberty-loving, and... more...

  • A Path Appearsby Nicholas D. Kristof; Sheryl Wudunn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95

    An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad?a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation and the Psychology of Political Leadershipby Kelly P. O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book offers a novel approach to understanding the puzzle of nuclear proliferation by examining how leaders? beliefs and perceptions about the international system influence states' decisions to acquire nuclear weapons. Today, there is a persisting dilemma over the spread of nuclear weapons for both practitioners and scholars of international... more...