• Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    1st Edition

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management book cover

    Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management, 1st Edition

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait book cover

    The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • NATO and the Crisis in the International Order: The Atlantic Alliance and Its Enemies book cover

    NATO and the Crisis in the International Order

    The Atlantic Alliance and Its Enemies, 1st Edition

    By Magnus Petersson

    The main objectives of this book are to analyse the risks and dangers NATO faces in the current strategic environment and to discuss how the alliance can readjust to those challenges. How can NATO adapt to the dangerous combination of a revisionist Russia, a reluctant United States, and a Europe in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Denial: Theory and Practice book cover

    Maritime Strategy and Sea Denial

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This book focuses on the theory and practice of maritime strategy and operations by the weaker powers at sea. Illustrated by examples from naval and military history, the book explains and analyzes the strategies of the weaker side at sea in both peacetime and wartime; in defense versus offense;…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • European Strategy in the 21st Century: New Future for Old Power book cover

    European Strategy in the 21st Century

    New Future for Old Power, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop

    This book argues that Europe, through the European Union (EU), should act as a great power in the 21st century. The course of world politics is determined by the interaction between great powers. Those powers are the US, the established power; Russia, the declining power; China, the rising power;…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding: The Liberal Peace Challenged book cover

    The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The Liberal Peace Challenged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joakim Ojendal, Isabell Schierenbeck, Caroline Hughes

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding in order to improve quality and enhance precision…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Building Peace: Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Building Peace

    Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Moving seamlessly from the global to the local, from the politics of institutions to the theoretical apparatus through which we analyse peace and security governance, the contributions to this volume draw attention to the operations of gendered power in peacebuilding across diverse contexts and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City book cover

    Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jütersonke

    This volume draws together original research related to conceptual and practical advances at the interface of urban safety and peacebuilding. The book reflects the advances in urban safety and peacebuilding to help address the rapidly increasing risk of conflict and insecurity in cities.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack book cover

    Soft Target Hardening

    Protecting People from Attack, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    The US government spends billions of dollars to secure strategic and tactical assets at home and abroad against enemy attack. However, as "hard targets" such as military installations and government buildings are further strengthened, vulnerable soft targets are increasingly in the crosshairs of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning book cover

    Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

    1st Edition

    By Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

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