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  • Fragile Statesby Lothar Brock; Hans-Henrik Holm; Georg Sorenson; Michael Stohl

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Today a billion people, including about 340 million of the world's extreme poor, are estimated to live in 'fragile states'. This group of low-income countries are often trapped in cycles of conflict and poverty, which make them acutely vulnerable to a range of shocks and crises. This engaging book defines and clarifies what we mean by fragile states,... more...

  • Politics of Civil Warsby Amalendu Misra

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Globally, in the past ten years, there has been a four-fold increase in internal war or civil war in developing countries. This book is one of the first full length studies on the subject. more...

  • Politics of Violenceby Charlotte Heath-Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Politics of Violence uses ex-militant testimonies from Cyprus and Italy to explore the ways in which political violence is political, the functionality of violence, and the post-conflict consolidation of political authority. more...

  • The State, Identity and Violenceby R. Brian Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    Explores acts of mass violence occurring within national borders and examines the links such acts have to personal identities and how they challenge the character or very existence of the state. more...

  • Climate of Fearby Wole Soyinka

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00

    In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize?winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics. Decades ago, the idea of collective fear had a tangible face: the atom bomb. Today our shared anxiety has become far more complex... more...

  • The 'New' Policy Partnershipby Mary Gatta; Kevin McCabe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book explores policy-academic partnerships. The e-book contains articles that address innovative ways that researchers and policymakers can collaborate to move policy agendas forward. more...

  • Conflict Transformation and Peacebuildingby Bruce W. Dayton; Louis Kriesberg

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    This book fills a gap in our understanding of the forces that lead to moderation and constructive engagement in the context of violent, intrastate conflicts. more...

  • From Terrorism to Politicsby Anisseh Van Engeland; Rachael M. Rudolph

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    How do terrorists become politicians? This book embraces a series of comparative case studies in order to examine important issues regarding the relationship between terrorism and political processes. It identifies the characteristics necessary for the transition from a 'terrorist' organization to a political party and situates this within... more...

  • The Geography of Ethnic Violenceby Monica Duffy Toft

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict. Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many... more...

  • Crisis Of The Stateby Bruce Kapferer; BjA¸rn Enge Bertelsen

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing both historical contexts and geographical locations, this volume explores the continuous reformation of state power and its potential in situations of violent conflict. The state, otherwise understood as an abstract and transcendent concept in many works on globalization in political philosophy, is instead located and analyzed here as... more...