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Armed conflict books

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Cyprus and its Conflicts Representations, Materialities, and Cultures by Vaia Doudaki Cyprus and its Conflicts Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

In this edited volume, Cyprus serves as a geographical, cultural and political point of reference to study how conflict is mediated, represented, reconstructed, experienced, and transformed, offering broader insight into the ways in which the culture of conflict impacts identity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Women and the War on Boko Haram Wives, Weapons, Witnesses by Hilary Matfess Women and the War on Boko Haram Wives, Weapons, Witnesses

A powerful account of one of the most notorious rebel groups in the world and the impact it has had on the women of Nigeria.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Women and the War on Boko Haram Wives, Weapons, Witnesses by Hilary Matfess Women and the War on Boko Haram Wives, Weapons, Witnesses

A powerful account of one of the most notorious rebel groups in the world and the impact it has had on the women of Nigeria.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks Con-textualising the destruction of the Union Patriotica in Colombia by Andrei Gomez-Suarez Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks Con-textualising the destruction of the Union Patriotica in Colombia

This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War by Abbey Steele Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Super Soldiers The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications by Jai Galliott, Dr. Mianna Lotz Super Soldiers The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications
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The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II saw a shift to army tanks, fighter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Contested Sites in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative by Tom Najem Contested Sites in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

This is the third and final volume in a series of books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Contested Sites in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative by Tom Najem Contested Sites in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

This is the third and final volume in a series of books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Coming Soon

Inside the Syria Conflict Mobilization and Competing Social Orders by Adam Baczko, Gilles Dorronsoro, Arthur Quesnay Inside the Syria Conflict Mobilization and Competing Social Orders
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The first comprehensive field-based study of the Syrian conflict, introducing a seminal approach to civil wars.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Inside the Syria Conflict Mobilization and Competing Social Orders by Adam Baczko, Gilles Dorronsoro, Arthur Quesnay Inside the Syria Conflict Mobilization and Competing Social Orders
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The first comprehensive field-based study of the Syrian conflict, introducing a seminal approach to civil wars.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Days of the Fall A Reporter's Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars by Jonathan Spyer Days of the Fall A Reporter's Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars

Days of the Fall takes the reader into the heart of the terrible wars in Syria and Iraq. The book combines frontline reporting with analysis of the deeper causes and effects of the conflict. Over five years, Jonathan Spyer reported...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Days of the Fall A Reporter's Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars by Jonathan Spyer Days of the Fall A Reporter's Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars

Days of the Fall takes the reader into the heart of the terrible wars in Syria and Iraq. The book combines frontline reporting with analysis of the deeper causes and effects of the conflict. Over five years, Jonathan Spyer reported...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Be Legit or Quit Counterinsurgency, Peacekeeping and the Problem of Legitimacy in Military Operations by Andrea M. Lopez Be Legit or Quit Counterinsurgency, Peacekeeping and the Problem of Legitimacy in Military Operations

Andrea Lopez examines methods used by both counterinsurgents and peacekeepers to build their own legitimacy and that of the host government while decreasing that of the opposition. She draws on a number of examples, from counterinsurgencies (COIN) in, among others,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Africa by Daniel L. Douek Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Africa

Probes the underbelly of early post-apartheid South Africa and the destabilisation and assassination campaign unleashed as white rule ended.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Architectures of Violence The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria by Kate Ferguson Architectures of Violence The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria

Most atrocities are committed by states yet they hide their culpability by recourse to paramilitary forces, as Ferguson explains.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Islamic State, the Kurds and the Future of Iraq by Gareth Stansfield Islamic State, the Kurds and the Future of Iraq

A timely account of the rise of the Kurds in response to the eruption of Islamic State and the growing fragmentation of Iraq
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Tribes and Politics in Yemen A History of the Houthi Conflict by Marieke Brandt Tribes and Politics in Yemen A History of the Houthi Conflict

This is the first rigorous history of the long-running Houthi rebellion and its impact on Yemen, now the victim of multi-national interventions as outside powers seek to determine the course of its ongoing civil war.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Rebelocracy Social Order in the Colombian Civil War by Ana (Northwestern University, Illinois) Arjona Rebelocracy Social Order in the Colombian Civil War
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Based on years of fieldwork in Colombia, this is an analysis of rebel institutions and civilian-combatant relations in civil war.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Governance and Security in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative by Tom Najem Governance and Security in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

Governance and Security in Jerusalem is the second in a series of three books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Governance and Security in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative by Tom Najem Governance and Security in Jerusalem The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

Governance and Security in Jerusalem is the second in a series of three books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Defense Industrial Base Strategies for a Changing World by Nayantara D. Hensel The Defense Industrial Base Strategies for a Changing World

The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

War, Conflict and Human Rights Theory and Practice by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman War, Conflict and Human Rights Theory and Practice
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War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative inter-disciplinary textbook, combining aspects of law, politics and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict. This third edition has been fully revised and updated, and contains a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

War, Conflict and Human Rights Theory and Practice by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman War, Conflict and Human Rights Theory and Practice
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War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative inter-disciplinary textbook, combining aspects of law, politics and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict. This third edition has been fully revised and updated, and contains a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Russia, Ukraine and Contemporary Imperialism by Boris (The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Russia) Kagarlitsky Russia, Ukraine and Contemporary Imperialism
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This book is a unique contribution to scholarship on the sources of the conflict in Ukraine. The volume brings together writers from Russia, Ukraine, Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia, many of whom attended a gathering of scholars and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

The Palestine-Israel Conflict - Fourth Edition A Basic Introduction by Gregory Harms, Todd M. Ferry The Palestine-Israel Conflict - Fourth Edition A Basic Introduction
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A balanced and accessible introduction to the Palestine-Israel conflict
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2017

Memory and Memorialization of War Constructing Political Communities by Daniel Warner Memory and Memorialization of War Constructing Political Communities

Borders and boundaries are being radically challenged by globalization. While states as legal and political entities are more or less fixed, emotional belonging to a political community has become more important. The construction of that belonging consists of several elements;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics Ethical Reflexivity by Jack (Wake Forest University USA) L Amoureux A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics Ethical Reflexivity

What kind of ethics in world politics is possible if there is no foundation for moral knowledge or global reality is at least complex and contingent? Furthermore, how can an ethics grapple with difference, a persistent and confounding feature for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

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