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After the FallSri Lanka in Victory and War

After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War

Mohan K. Tikku

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463503
eISBN:
9780199086771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463503.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

While Buddhists all over the world were celebrating 2,500 years of Gautama Buddha’s passing in 1956, Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was called then) was sowing the seeds of an ethnic conflict. To begin with, ... More

Al-Qaeda 2.0A Critical Reader

Al-Qaeda 2.0: A Critical Reader

Donald Holbrook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190856441
eISBN:
9780190942939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

On 16 June 2011, three days before his sixtieth birthday, Ayman al-Zawahiri was declared the new leader of Al-Qaeda, replacing the fallen Osama bin Laden. The veteran Egyptian jihadist had little of ... More

Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores how different publics make sense of and evaluate anti-terrorism powers within the UK, and the implications of this for citizenship and security. Since 9/11, the UK’s anti-terrorism ... More

Asia's Space RaceNational Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides an in-depth policy analysis of Asia's fourteen leading space programs, concentrating especially on developments in China, Japan, India, and South Korea. It shows that, in contrast ... More

Better Safe Than SorryThe Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Michael Krepon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In 2008, the iconic doomsday clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistswas set at five minutes to midnight—two minutes closer to Armageddon than in 1962, when John F. Kennedy and Nikita ... More

Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Christopher Bennett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608293
eISBN:
9780190638450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Two decades after the Dayton Peace Agreement came into force, Bosnia is not at war. However, the absence of war is not peace. Bosnia has failed to move on from conflict. Political processes are ... More

Brutality in an Age of Human RightsActivism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Brian Drohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This study seeks to bring international histories of human rights into closer dialogue with military histories of insurgent movements and counterinsurgency warfare. Both military historians and ... More

Carnage and ConnectivityLandmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power

Carnage and Connectivity: Landmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power

David Betz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190264857
eISBN:
9780190618513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the disorienting impact on war of the burgeoning connectivity of ideas, people, and things. It argues that the Western perception of warfare has shifted from one of occasional and ... More

Choreographies of Shared Sacred SitesReligion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders manoeuvre between ... More

Claiming NeighborhoodNew Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

John J Betancur and Janet L Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Based on historical case studies in Chicago, this book focuses on both the theoretical and practical explanations for why neighborhoods change today. It shows that a diverse collection of people ... More

Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The distribution of incomes in South Africa in 2004, ten years after the transition to democracy, was probably more unequal than it had been under apartheid. The authors of this book explain why this ... More

Coercion, Survival, and WarWhy Weak States Resist the United States

Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

Phil Haun

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804792837
eISBN:
9780804795074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book considers why with its tremendous military advantage the United States so often fails to coerce much weaker states. The answer frequently resides in the large asymmetry in power which ... More

Constructing CassandraReframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The CIA was created in 1947 in large part to prevent another Pearl Harbor. On at least four dramatic occasions, the Agency failed at this task: prior to in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the ... More

Crowded OrbitsConflict and Cooperation in Space

Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines the competing themes of space competition and cooperation while providing readers with an understanding of the basics of space technology, diplomacy, commerce, science, and ... More

Dangerous TradeArms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Jennifer Erickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170963
eISBN:
9780231539036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book assesses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that was approved by the United Nations in 2013 and which set legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports. It explores the ... More

The Dissent PapersThe Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Hannah Gurman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Beginning with the Cold War and concluding with the 2003 invasion of Iraq, this book explores the overlooked opposition of U.S. diplomats to American foreign policy in the latter half of the ... More

Endurance and WarThe National Sources of Military Cohesion

Endurance and War: The National Sources of Military Cohesion

Jasen J. Castillo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789103
eISBN:
9780804790727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789103.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why do national armed forces differ in their cohesion, or will to fight? Why do some country's militaries fight hard when facing defeat, while others collapse? In this book I present cohesion theory ... More

Enemies To AlliesCold War Germany and American Memory

Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Brian C. Etheridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores narratives of Germany in the United States, with a particular focus on the post–World War II period. It examines how a wide range of actors—including special interest groups and ... More

EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More

Famine in SomaliaCompeting Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Some 250,000 people died in the southern Somalia famine of 2011–12, which also displaced and destroyed the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands more. Yet this crisis had been predicted in 2010. The ... More

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