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Axis of Deceit: The Extraordinary Story of an Australian Whistleblower

by Andrew Wilkie

In the 2010 federal election, independent candidate Andrew Wilkie grabbed headlines after winning the seat of Denison, and with it a key role in deciding who would form the next government of Australia. Before...


The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of America's War on Drugs

by Douglas Valentine

Voted Outstanding Academic Title in 2004 by Choice.

The Strength of the Wolf is the first complete history of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN), which existed from 1930 until its wrenching termination in...


By Force of Arms - Armed Etnic Groups in Burma

by Paul Keenan

"Burma has been racked by extensive ethnic conflict. As numerous groups sought to secure their individual ethnic rights, successive Burmese governments sought to destroy them through numerous counter-insurgency...


The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World

by Michelle Goldberg

A groundbreaking new work on the global battle over reproductive rights by the author of The New York Times bestseller Kingdom Coming

Award-winning journalist Michelle Goldberg shows how the emancipation of...


Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and the Stifling of Democracy

by Lewis Lapham

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea

by Jeffrey T. Richelson

"Engrossing."—Wall Street Journal A global history of U.S. nuclear espionage from its World War II origins to today's threats from rogue states. For fifty years, the United States has monitored friends and...


A Brief History of the Modern American Conservative Movement

by Lee Edwards & Matthew Spalding

In 1950, literary critic Lionel Trilling wrote that the conservative impulse was at best made up of "irritable mental gestures which seem to resemble ideas." How times have changed.Some 50 years later, conservatism...


New Technologies and Human Rights: Challenges to Regulation

by Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha & Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade

The contributors to this book explore the political discourse and power relations of technological growth and human rights issues between the Global South and the Global North and uncover the different perspectives...


The Liberal Way of War: Legal Perspectives

by Robert P. Barnidge Jr

Examining some of the huge challenges that liberal States faced in the decade after 11 September 2001, this book addresses three aspects of the impact of more than a decade of military action. It considers different...


Democracy as a Way of Life in America: A History

by Richard Schneirov & Gaston A. Fernandez

The United States is a nation whose identity is defined by the idea of democracy. Yet democracy in the U.S. is often taken for granted, narrowly understood, and rarely critically examined. In Democracy as a...


Inside British Intelligence: 100 Years of Mi5 and Mi6

by Gordon Thomas

100 years old in August 2009, this is a complete and up-to-date account of the two oldest and still the most powerful, secretive intelligence services in the world: MI5, the security service, and MI6, the secret...


Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network: Books beyond Borders

by Lena Khor

Rather than viewing human rights as an immutable and ill-defined entity, Khor argues for the recognition of human rights as a social construct comprised of language and language use. Her case studies of Doctors...


Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

by Angus Francis & Rowena Maguire

This book explores regional developments in the enforcement of international refugee protection and displaced persons protection in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions,...


Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health: A New Theoretical Perspective

by João| Nunes

This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health.

Building on the work of the 'Welsh School' of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions...


The NATO Intervention in Libya: Lessons learned from the campaign

by Kjell Engelbrekt, Marcus Mohlin & Charlotte Wagnsson

This book explores 'lessons learned' from the military intervention in Libya by examining key aspects of the 2011 NATO campaign.

NATO's intervention in Libya had unique features, rendering it unlikely to serve...


Paul Robeson: A Watched Man

by Jordan Goodman

Paul Robeson was one of the most famous people in the world; to his enemies he was also one of the most dangerous. From the 1930s to the 1960s, the African American singer was the voice of the people, both on...


Dangerous Waters

by John Burnett

While sailing alone one night in the shipping lanes across one of the busiest waterways in the world, John Burnett was attacked by pirates. Through sheer ingenuity and a little bit of luck, he survived, and...


Revolution and Rebellion in Mexican Film

by Niamh Thornton

A study of the representation of political conflict in Mexican film.


Jihadi Culture on the World Wide Web

by Gilbert Ramsay

This volume examines "jihadi" content on the Internet by drawing on both Arabic and English primary source materials. After examining this content as digital media, the work looks at how it is productively consumed...


The Lockwood Analytical Method for Prediction (LAMP): A Method for Predictive Intelligence Analysis

by Jonathan S. Lockwood

The Lockwood Analytical Method for Prediction (LAMP) is a systematic technique for predicting short-term, unique behaviors. Using primarily qualitative empirical data, LAMP allows the analyst to predict the...