• Foreign Policies toward Taiwan book cover

    Foreign Policies toward Taiwan

    1st Edition

    By Shaohua Hu

    The issue of Taiwan is the single most difficult factor in the relationship between China and the United States. Any cross-straits conflict between China and Taiwan is likely not only to pit the world’s two leading powers against each other, but also to suck in many other countries. This book…

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  • Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict: Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia book cover

    Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict

    Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia, 1st Edition

    By Aisling Lyon

    Ethnic inequalities in divided societies can exacerbate social divisions and lead to conflict. Reducing these inequalities could have a de-escalating effect, yet there is little consensus on how this can be achieved most effectively and sustainably. Decentralisation is held to improve inter-ethnic…

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  • The Jewish Origins of Israeli Foreign Policy: A Study in Tradition and Survival book cover

    The Jewish Origins of Israeli Foreign Policy

    A Study in Tradition and Survival, 1st Edition

    By Shmuel Sandler

    The conventional understanding of Israeli foreign policy has been that it is a relatively new phenomenon, with some claiming that the ‘Jewish People’ is an invention by mid-19th century Jewish historians, or simply an ‘imagined community’. This book disputes these claims by demonstrating that the…

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  • The Arab Lobby and the US: Factors for Success and Failure book cover

    The Arab Lobby and the US

    Factors for Success and Failure, 1st Edition

    By Dania Koleilat Khatib

    All the components needed to construct an Arab lobby exist; the significant Arab Diaspora in the US, the historic strategic relationship between Arab Gulf States and the US, and the Gulf’s economic wealth. However, lobbying is alien to Arab culture and largely absent from its political landscape.…

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  • Japan�s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships book cover

    Japan�s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gauri Khandekar, Bart Gaens

    As tensions between China and Japan increase, including over the disputed islands in the East China Sea, Japan has adopted under Prime Minister Abe a new security posture. This involves, internally, adapting Japan’s constitutional position on defence and, externally, building stronger international…

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  • Analytical Peace Economics: The illusion of war for peace book cover

    Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

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  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach book cover

    Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Mitra, Jennifer Prah Ruger

    This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the conceptual frameworks and methodologies it…

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  • Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia book cover

    Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Alexander Etkind, Olga Gurova, Sanna Turoma

    Alongside the Arab Spring, the 'Occupy' anti-capitalist movements in the West, and the events on the Maidan in Kiev, Russia has had its own protest movements, notably the political protests of 2011–12. As elsewhere in the world, these protests had unlikely origins, in Russia’s case spearheaded by…

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  • Freedom in Practice: Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday book cover

    Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

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  • Jihad in Palestine: Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict book cover

    Jihad in Palestine

    Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Shaul Bartal

    The 21st century exists in the shadow of the return of extremist Islam to the center of the world’s political stage, a process that began at the end of the previous century. While researchers have focused on the rise of Hamas, this return has in fact manifested itself in a range of independent…

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  • Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention: Critical perspectives book cover

    Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deirdre Conlon, Nancy Hiemstra

    International migration has been described as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. While a lot is known about the complex nature of migratory flows, surprisingly little attention has been given to one of the most prominent responses by governments to human mobility: the practice…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • The Israeli Conflict System: Analytic Approaches book cover

    The Israeli Conflict System

    Analytic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harvey Starr, Stanley Dubinsky

    The Middle East conflict system is perhaps the world’s most important and intractable problem area, whose developments carry global consequences. An effective investigation of the context and change in the region calls for a melding of academic approaches, methods and findings with policy oriented…

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