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Political Freedom & Security

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by Dr R Charli Carpenter; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... more...

  • "Israeli-Arab" Political Mobilizationby Nida Shoughry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the political mobilization of 'Israeli-Arabs,' Palestinian citizens of Israel. By examining the events, context, and effects of Land Day 1976 and Habbat October 2000, and combining them with original research and interviews, the author presents fresh insights into Palestinian political mobilization against Israeli injustices. more...

  • 'Non-Lethal' Weaponsby Dr Neil Davison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of 'non-lethal' weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons. more...

  • 'The Chinese Century'?by Dr David Scott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book looks ahead to consider the most likely results of the encounter between China and the international system. Environmental, cultural and perceptual matters are considered as well as more traditional economic and military issues. Underpinning the book is the question will the 21st century be 'China's Century', for China and the world? more...

  • "The Sons of Pigs and Apes"by Neil Kressel

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    From the 1950s through the 1990s, antisemitism everywhere seemed to be on the wane. But as Neil Kressel documents in this startling book, the Muslim world has resurrected in recent decades almost every diatribe that more than two millennia of European hostility produced against the Jews, and it has introduced many homegrown and novel modes of attack.... more...

  • "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else"by Ronald Grigor Suny

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the twentieth century. By the end of the First World War, the number of Armenians in what would become Turkey had been reduced by ninety percent?more than a million people. A century later, the Armenian Genocide remains... more...

  • The "One China" Dilemmaby Peter Chow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00

    The new developments across the Taiwan Strait have illuminated the dilemma of the 'One China' policy, which could mislead to inconsistent or even contradictory policies, and result in devastating military confrontation between China and the U.S. and possibly Japan. more...

  • The 'War on Terror' and the Framework of International Lawby Helen Duffy

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    Indicates a legal framework capable of addressing events such as '9/11' and governing responses thereto. more...

  • (In)Security and the Production of International Relationsby Jonas Hagmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats? This book explains state behaviour on the basis of... more...

  • 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Militaryby Elizabeth Weill-greenberg

    The New Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    So you?re walking out of school and parked at the gate is a new, bright red Ford Mustang with a hulk of a man in the front seat. He?s sporting a razor cut and wraparound shades. Before you can pass he?s out of the car and blocking your path. "Mind if I take a minute"?he has you by the arm now?"to tell you about the great life in today?s Army and why... more...