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Global Terrorism: A Beginner's Guide

by Leonard Weinberg

Since the terrible events of 9/11, more attention than ever has been paid to the threats and challenges posed by terrorists. Weinberg explains who the terrorists are, where they came from, what motivates them,...


Fair Trade: A Beginner's Guide

by Jacqueline DeCarlo

What’s wrong with buying regular coffee? Does Fair Trade necessarily mean ethical trade? What impact can the average consumer have on global economics? Author and activist Jacqueline DeCarlo reveals why the...


The Cold War: A Beginner's Guide

by Merrilyn Thomas

This guide exposes the reality behind the war between capitalism and communism, two ideologies divided by the Iron Curtain. New revelations show that what was once regarded as simply a struggle between good...


Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund

by Sarah Tenney

The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of the International Monetary Fund provides a comprehensive overview of the fund, including a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and...


Governing Borders and Security: The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

by Catarina Kinnvall & Ted Svensson

This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance.

Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security...


Yugoslavia and After: A Study in Fragmentation, Despair and Rebirth

by David A. Dyker & Ivan Vejvoda

This new book presents contributions by leading authorities on the origins of the Balkan crisis, the reasons for the decay and dissolution of the old Yugoslavia, the nature of the new regimes, the prospects...


Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula...


State Responses to International Law

by Kendall Stiles

Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that...


Debtfare States and the Poverty Industry: Money, Discipline and the Surplus Population

by Susanne Soederberg

WINNER of the BISA IPEG Book Prize 2015

http://www.bisa-ipeg.org/ipeg-book-prize-2015-winner-announced/ 

Under the rubric of 'financial inclusion', lending to the poor -in both the global North and global...


Conservative Christian Politics in Russia and the United States: Dreaming of Christian nations

by John Anderson

This book explores the politics of conservative Christian churches and social movements in Russia and the United States, focusing on their similar concerns but very different modes of political engagement.

Whilst...


Decolonization and World Peace

by Brian Urquhart

Brian Urquhart's remarkable career in the United Nations began when the UN was founded in 1945 and ended in 1986 after a twelve-year tenure as Under Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs-the equivalent...


The United States and the Global Struggle for Minerals

by Alfred E., Jr. Eckes

In 1973-1974 soaring commodity prices and an oil embargo alerted Americans to the twin dangers of resource exhaustion and dependence on unreliable foreign materials suppliers. This period seemed to mark a watershed...


Israeli Peacemaking Since 1967: Factors Behind the Breakthroughs and Failures

by Galia Golan

Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making...


The BRICS and Coexistence: An Alternative Vision of World Order

by Cedric de Coning, Thomas Mandrup & Liselotte Odgaard

The grouping consisting of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was initially meant to be nothing more than clever investment jargon referring to the largest and most attractive emerging economies. However,...


The Dark Side of the Crescent Moon: The Islamization of Europe and Its Impact on American/Russian Relations

by Georgy Gounev

The Dark Side of the Crescent Moon constitutes a historical and political analysis of the growth of radical Islam throughout the world. Georgy Gounev explores the motivations that lurk beneath the surface of...


Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention: Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam & Tom Dyson

This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention.

Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority...


The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy

by Michael Pettis

China’s economic growth is sputtering, the Euro is under threat, and the United States is combating serious trade disadvantages. Another Great Depression? Not quite. Noted economist and China expert Michael...


Small State Status Seeking: Norway's Quest for International Standing

by Iver B Neumann & Benjamin de Carvalho

Status-seeking is an important aspect of the foreign policies of a number of small states, but one that has been rarely studied. This book aims to contribute to our understanding not only of status-seeking,...


Realising Rights: How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights

by Mathew Davies

This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need...


Studying the Agency of Being Governed

by Stina Hansson, Sofie Hellberg & Maria Stern

This edited volume seeks to provide guidance on how we can approach questions of governing and agency-particularly those who endeavour to embark on grounded empirical research- by rendering explicit some key...