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Armed conflict books

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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 Kagarlitsky Russia, Ukraine and Contemporary Imperialism

This book is a unique contribution to scholarship on the sources of the conflict in Ukraine. Bringing together writers from Russia, Ukraine, Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia, it was provoked by a gathering of scholars and activists from...
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: 20/07/2017

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

Legitimacy and Drones Investigating the Legality, Morality and Efficacy of UCAVs by Steven J. Barela Legitimacy and Drones Investigating the Legality, Morality and Efficacy of UCAVs

Unmanned combat air vehicles, or in common parlance 'drones', have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter an objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threat with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/05/2017

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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

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

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: 05/10/2017

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: 05/10/2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other books in this genre

Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability Outreach and the Role of International Courts After Conflict by Jessica Lincoln Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability Outreach and the Role of International Courts After Conflict

The book looks at the outreach and communication strategies employed by internationalised courts to try to understand the wider impact of international justice. This book critically examines the role of outreach within international justice focusing specifically on the role of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Armed Conflict Survey 2017 by (IISS) The International Institute of Strategic Studies Armed Conflict Survey 2017

The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Why Do Some Civil Wars Not Happen? Peru and Bolivia Compared by Witold Mucha Why Do Some Civil Wars Not Happen? Peru and Bolivia Compared

Since its early beginnings peace and conflict research has focused on causes of phenomena such as civil war, terrorism, and state failure. The author merges this approach with a peace causes perspective and asks why civil war happened in Peru...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Burden of Collective Goodwill The International Involvement in the Liberian Civil War by Abiodun Alao The Burden of Collective Goodwill The International Involvement in the Liberian Civil War

The book is the first to discuss in detail the extensive external involvement in the Liberian civil war, a war that claimed up to 200,000 lives, created a massive refuge crisis and brought West Africa to the tribunal of international...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

States and Peoples in Conflict Transformations of Conflict Studies by Michael Stohl States and Peoples in Conflict Transformations of Conflict Studies

This volume evaluates the state of the art in conflict studies. Original chapters by leading scholars survey theoretical and empirical research on the origins, processes, patterns, and consequences of most forms and contexts of political conflict, protest, repression, and rebellion....
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2017

States and Peoples in Conflict Transformations of Conflict Studies by Michael Stohl States and Peoples in Conflict Transformations of Conflict Studies

This volume evaluates the state of the art in conflict studies. Original chapters by leading scholars survey theoretical and empirical research on the origins, processes, patterns, and consequences of most forms and contexts of political conflict, protest, repression, and rebellion....
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2017

Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare by Michael J. Boyle Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/02/2017

Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions by Goran Grgiac Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions

In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs. After their disintegration, the former Yugoslav republics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2016

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