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  • New and Old Warsby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.96

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to say, war between states in which the aim is to inflict maximum violence - is becoming an anachronism.... more...

  • Human Securityby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.26

    There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of people in regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa or Central Asia where new wars are taking place live in daily fear of violence. Moreover new wars are increasingly intertwined with other global risks the spread of disease, vulnerability to natural disasters, poverty and homelessness.... more...

  • Global Civil Societyby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.26

    The terms 'global' and 'civil society' have both become part of the contemporary political lexicon. In this important new book, Mary Kaldor argues that this is no coincidence and that the reinvention of civil society has to be understood in the context of globalization. The concept of civil society is no longer confined to the borders of the territorial... more...

  • Global Security Culturesby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2018; US$ 20.66

    Why do politicians think that war is the answer to terror when military intervention in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Mali, Somalia and elsewhere has made things worse? Why do some conflicts never end? And how is it that practices like beheadings, extra-judicial killings, the bombing of hospitals and schools and sexual slavery are becoming increasingly... more...

  • A Human Security Doctrine for Europeby Marlies Glasius; Mary Kaldor

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.92

    A Human Security Doctrine for Europe  explores the actual needs of individual people in conflict areas, rather than using a conventional institutional or geo-political perspectives. This new volume proposes that Europe should develop a new kind of human security capability that involves the military, the police and civilians all working together... more...

  • The European Union and Human Securityby Mary Martin; Mary Kaldor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.48

    This edited book examines European external interventions in human security, in order to illustrate the evolution and nature of the European Union as a global political actor. In 2003, the EU deployed its first external mission under the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) with a military force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.... more...

  • The Handbook of Global Security Policyby Mary Kaldor; Iavor Rangelov

    Wiley 2014; US$ 180.86

    This Handbook brings together 30 state-of-the-art essays covering the essential aspects of global security research and practice for the 21st century. Embraces a broad definition of security that extends beyond the threat of foreign military attack to cover new risks for violence Offers comprehensive coverage framed around key security concepts,... more...

  • Subterranean Politics in Europeby Mary Kaldor; Sabine Selchow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The demonstrations and occupations that emerged across Europe in 2011-12 struck a chord in public opinion in a way that has not been true for many years. Based on research carried out across the continent, this volume investigates why this is occurring now and what they tell us about the future of the European project. more...

  • Subterranean Politics in Europeby Mary Kaldor; Sabine Selchow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The demonstrations and occupations that emerged across Europe in 2011-12 struck a chord in public opinion in a way that has not been true for many years. Based on research carried out across the continent, this volume investigates why this is occurring now and what they tell us about the future of the European project. more...

  • International Law and New Warsby Christine Chinkin; Mary Kaldor

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 32.00

    Examines the difficulties in applying international law to recent armed conflicts known as 'new wars'. more...