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Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace: The Search for Stability

by Christian Dennys

This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future.

This is...


Emotions, Decision-Making and Mass Atrocities: Through the Lens of the Macro-Micro Integrated Theoretical Model

by Olaoluwa Olusanya

Within sociology and criminology the dominant view is that genocide and other mass atrocities are committed by technologically-lobotomized perpetrators. Somehow the process of rationalization is believed to...


The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty: Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean

by Andrew Novak

Over the last three decades many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including consideration of mitigating factors. Applying a comparative...


Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism

by Michael Gill & Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as 'evidence' of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often...


Small Navies: Strategy and Policy for Small Navies in War and Peace

by Michael Mulqueen, Deborah Sanders & Ian Speller

History shows how relatively small naval forces can have a disproportionately large impact on global events. This collection, which adopts an interdisciplinary approach drawing on the best new research from...


The Father of Jihad: 'Abd All H 'Azz M's Jihad Ideas and Implications to National Security

by Muhammad Haniff Hassan

This study revolves around the jihad ideas of 'Abd Allāh 'Azzām — an iconic figure in the study of militant jihad in the 20th century, history of Afghan jihad against the Soviet Union, Al-Qaeda and current...


Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

by Jason L. Riley

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?

In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare...


Present Dangers: Crisis and Opportunity in America's Foreign and Defense Policy

by Robert Kagan & William Kristol

This original collection of essays offers hope to those who believe that the cause of world peace requires a new American foreign policy and repairing our depleted military. The twelve contributors to this book...


The Many Faces of Tolerance: Attitudes Toward Diversity in Poland

by Ewa A. Golebiowska

This book presents a systematic account on Poles' attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland's reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country....


Westland and the British Helicopter Industry, 1945-1960: Licensed Production Versus Indigenous Innovation

by Matthew R.H. Uttley

This study explains how Westland dominated British helicopter production and why government funding and support failed to generate competitive "all-British" alternatives. In doing so, the book evaluates broader...


Aspects of Peacekeeping

by Stuart Gordon & Francis Toase

The nature of UN operational involvement in the practical management of conflict has evolved dramatically since the end of the Cold War. The post-Cold War liberation of the Security Council, the subsequent paralysis...


Pessimism and British War Policy, 1916-1918

by Brock Millman

This analysis of Britains war policy during the last years of the Great War argues that it was strongly affected by a mood of pessimism. The policy was revised after the defeats suffered by the allies in 1917,...


Echoes of My Soul

by Robert K. Tanenbaum

"Stunning, riveting." --Linda Fairstein

"Tanenbaum knows this territory better than anyone." -Linda Fairstein

It was a muggy summer day when Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert were murdered in their apartment on Manhattan's...


Italian political election 2013

by Emanuele Di Mattia

The election date is always considered to be a critical moment for the political parties thesis and concentrated to the conquest of an electoral success. The political candidates during the election campaigns...


Armed Action

by Newton

'I couldn't see the tank. I couldn't see it... Someone was screaming over the radio. "Scream all you want, I still can't see it," I said to my pilot. The next explosion was so close it lifted my chest armour...


Smersh: Stalin's Secret Weapon

by Vadim Birstein

SMERSH is the award-winning account of the top-secret counterintelligence organisation that dealt with Stalin’s enemies from within the shadowy recesses of Soviet government. As James Bond’s nemesis in Ian...


We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality

by Madeleine M. Kunin & Jennifer Baumgardner

This volume demonstrates, through speeches and interviews, the astounding story of American politicians' increasing acceptance of gay marriage.


September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World

by David Potorti

The Nobel Peace Prize-nominated families of 9-11 victims organizing for peace, against the war on Iraq.


A Call to Heroism: Renewing America's Vision of Greatness

by Peter H. Gibbon & Peter J. Gomes

America is a nation founded on ideals — liberty, justice, and tolerance chief among them — and in A Call to Heroism, Peter Gibbon argues that the heroes we honor are the embodiment of these ideals. Because...


Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens

by Myrto Tsilimpounidi & Aylwyn Walsh

A taste of austerity, the limits of democracy and the overlooked, untold stories of a country in 'crisis'.