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  • Children of the Campby Catherine-Lune Grayson

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Chronic violence has characterized Somalia for over two decades, forcing nearly two million people to flee. A significant number have settled in camps in neighboring countries, where children were born and raised. Based on in-depth fieldwork, this book explores the experience of Somalis who grew up in Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya, and are now young... more...

  • Theories of Terrorismby Daniela Pisoiu; Sandra Hain

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This new textbook provides students with a multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological introduction to terrorism studies. The book identifies the main theories proposed in the field of terrorism studies as they relate to several issues: why and how individuals and organizations get involved in terrorism; the definition and concept... more...

  • Armenia's Future, Relations with Turkey, and the Karabagh Conflictby Levon Ter-Petrossian; Arman Grigoryan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.52

    This project addresses recurring questions about Armenian-Turkish relations, the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915, and relations between the Armenian diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. Additionally, it discusses the ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the Armenian government’s handling of the commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary... more...

  • The Political Economy of Robotsby Ryan Kiggins

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 143.34

    This collection examines implications of technological automation to global prosperity and peace. Focusing on robots, information communication technologies, and other automation technologies, it offers brief interventions that assess how automation may alter extant political, social, and economic institutions, norms, and practices that comprise the... more...

  • Comparative Kurdish Politics in the Middle Eastby Emel Elif Tugdar; Serhun Al

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.52

      This edited volume introduces the political, social and economic intra-Kurdish dynamics in the Middle East by comparatively analyzing the main actors, their ideas, and political interests. As an ethnic group and a nation in the making, Kurds are not homogeneous and united but rather the Kurdish Middle East is home to various competing political... more...

  • Conflict, Violent Extremism and Developmentby Andrew Glazzard; Sasha Jesperson; Thomas Maguire; Emily Winterbotham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.36

    This edited volume examines the implications for international development actors of new kinds of terrorism taking place in civil conflicts. The threat from terrorism and violent extremism has never been greater – at least in the global South where the vast majority of violent extremist attacks take place. Some of the most violent extremist groups... more...

  • Security, Economics and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Moralityby Liang Tuang Nah

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book seeks to elucidate the decisions of states that have chosen to acquire nuclear arms or inherited nuclear arsenals, and have either disarmed or elected to retain their warheads. It examines nuclear arms policy via an interconnected framework involving the eclectic use of national security based realism, economic interdependence liberalism,... more...

  • Media, Diaspora and Conflictby Ola Ogunyemi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 103.92

    This edited collection argues that the connective and orientation roles ascribed to diasporic media overlook the wider roles they perform in reporting intractable conflicts in the Homeland. Considering the impacts of conflict on migration in the past decades, it is important to understand the capacity of diasporic media to escalate or deescalate conflicts... more...

  • Civil-Military Relations in Lebanonby Are John Knudsen; Tine Gade

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This volume examines Lebanon’s post-2011 security dilemmas and the tenuous civil-military relations. The Syrian civil war has strained the Lebanese Armed Forces’ (LAF) cohesion and threatens its neutrality – its most valued assets in a divided society. The spill-over from the Syrian civil war and Hezbollah’s military engagement has magnified the security... more...

  • Law, Politics and the Limits of Prosecuting Mass Atrocityby Damien Rogers

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.52

    This book offers a unique and powerful critique of the quest for international criminal justice. It explores the efforts of three successive generations of international prosecutors, recognising the vital roles they play in the enforcement of international criminal law. By critically examining prosecutorial performance during the pre-trial and trial... more...