Category Archives: International Relations

The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism

The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Communism; History / General; History / Europe … Continue reading

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The Military Balance 2010

The Military Balance is the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 170 countries worldwide. It is an essential resource for those involved in security policymaking, analysis and research. The book is … Continue reading

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Causes of War

Written by leading scholars in the field, Causes of War provides the first comprehensive analysis of the leading theories relating to the origins of both interstate and civil wars. Utilizes historical examples to illustrate individual theories throughout Includes an analysis … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

This book considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early 1994, Kosovo in 1999, and Darfur more recently. The doctrine of the responsibility to protect asserts … Continue reading

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ASEAN’s Cooperative Security Enterprise: Norms and Interests in the ASEAN regional Forum (Critical Studies of the Asian Pacific)

ASEANs Security Enterprise explores the significance of ASEANs cooperative security enterprise the questions of whether and in what sense this enterprise matters.

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The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism

Fascism, communism, genocide, slavery, racism, imperialism–the West has no shortage of reasons for guilt. And, indeed, since the Holocaust and the end of World War II, Europeans in particular have been consumed by remorse. But Pascal Bruckner argues that guilt … Continue reading

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Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making

Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making presents a decision making approach to foreign policy analysis. This approach focuses on the decision process, dynamics, and outcome. In addition to coverage of the rational model of decision making, levels of analysis of foreign … Continue reading

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The New Space Race: China vs. USA (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)

The world’s most populous nation views space as an asset, not only from a technological and commercial perspective, but also from a political and militaristic one. The repercussions of this ideology already extend far beyond Washington. China vs. United States … Continue reading

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Trade, Food, Diet and Health: Perspectives and Policy Options

The global shift towards overweight and obese populations has led to a significant rise in diet-related chronic illness. This book examines the role global food trade has played in that shift, looking carefully at how the trade of food across … Continue reading

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The International Politics of Judicial Intervention: Creating a more just order (New International Relations)

This volume considers the most recent demands for justice within the international system, examining how such aspirations often conflict with norms of state sovereignty and non-intervention. From an interdisciplinary approach that combines issues of International Relations with International Law, this … Continue reading

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