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Did European Construction Contribute to Peace?

by René Schwok

<p>Supporters of European integration have always argued that it has brought peace. Yet no scientific study has ever developed a critical approach to such a claim. To remedy this surprising deficiency, the author builds a typology that will help

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Differential Geometry from a Singularity Theory Viewpoint

by Shyuichi Izumiya, Maria del Carmen Romero Fuster & Maria Aparecida Soares Ruas;Farid Tari

<p><em>Differential Geometry from a Singularity Theory Viewpoint</em> provides a new look at the fascinating and classical subject of the differential geometry of surfaces in Euclidean spaces. The book uses singularity theory to capture some key

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Digital Labour, Society and the Politics of Sensibilities

by Adrian Scribano & Pedro Lisdero

<p>This volume provides a multidisciplinary perspective on a set of transformations in social practices that modify the meaning of everyday interactions, and especially those that affect the world of labour. The book is composed of two types of ...

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Diplomacy

Communication and the Origins of International Order

by Robert F. Trager

<p>How do adversaries communicate? How do diplomatic encounters shape international orders and determine whether states go to war? Diplomacy, from alliance politics to nuclear brinkmanship, almost always operates through a few forms of ...

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Diplomacy

Theory and Practice

by G.R. Berridge

Negotiators are always driven by the clock, and the art of negotiation is one of this book's main themes. The examples included, such as the Iran nuclear talks, are mostly contemporary, but historical background to the diplomatic methods ...

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Diplomacy and Nation-Building in Africa

Franco-British relations and Cameroon at the End of Empire

by Mélanie Torrent

<p>Cameroon stands as a remarkable example of nation-building in the aftermath of European domination. Historically divided between the French and British empires, the country experienced a remarkable drive to self-determination in 1961, ...

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Diplomacy and Reform in Iran

Foreign Policy under Khatami

by Edward Wastnidge

<p>Nuclear power has for the most part dominated Western media and academic analyses concerning Iranian foreign policy in recent years. This focus, however, can be misleading, especially as regards the early presidency of Mohammad Khatami ...

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Diplomacy and the Making of World Politics

by Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot & Iver B. Neumann

<p>This book examines world politics through the lens of diplomatic practice. It argues that many global phenomena of our time, from the making of international law to the constitution of international public power, through humanitarianism and ...

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Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

by Joseph M. Siracusa

<p>Like making war, diplomacy has been around a very long time, at least since the Bronze Age. It was primitive by today's standards, there were few rules, but it was a recognizable form of diplomacy. Since then, diplomacy has evolved greatly, ...

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Diplomatic Counterinsurgency

Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina

by Philippe Leroux-Martin

<p>War does not stop when the armed conflict ends. This compelling eyewitness account of a key political crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2007 demonstrates how interventions from foreign powers to end armed conflict can create new forms of ...

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Diplomatic Law 4E

Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

by Eileen Denza

<p>The 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations has for over 50 years been central to diplomacy and applied to all forms of relations among sovereign States. Participation is almost universal. The rules giving special protection to ...

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Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

by Paul Behrens

<p>The granting of diplomatic asylum to Julian Assange, the dangers faced by diplomats in troublespots around the world, WikiLeaks and the publication of thousands of embassy cable - situations like these place diplomatic agents and diplomatic ...

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Diplomatic Strategies of Nations in the Global South

The Search for Leadership

by Jacqueline Braveboy-Wagner

<p>At a time of change in the international system, this book examines how non-traditional leading nations from the Global South have fared to date and what the chances are of their rise to continue. In the second decade of the twenty-first ...

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Diplomatic Theory of International Relations

by Paul Sharp

<p>Diplomacy does not take place simply between states but wherever people live in different groups. Paul Sharp argues that the demand for diplomacy, and the need for the insights of diplomatic theory, are on the rise. In contrast to ...

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afganistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

by Steve Coll

In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially the invasion was quick and efficient, but Bin Laden's successful escape, together with that of much of the ...

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Dirty Entanglements

Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism

by Louise I. Shelley

<p>The entangled threat of crime, corruption, and terrorism now deserves high-level policy attention because of its growth trajectory. Using lively case studies, this book analyzes the transformation of crime and terrorism and the business logic

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Disarmament: A Basic Guide

Disarmament: A Basic Guide

by Office for Disarmament Affairs

<p>Conceived as a comprehensive introduction to a field central to the work of the United Nations, Disarmament: A Basic Guide aims to provide a useful overview of the nuanced challenges of building a more peaceful world in the twenty-first ...

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Disciples of the State?

Religion and State-Building in the Former Ottoman World

by Kristin Fabbe

<p>As the Ottoman Empire crumbled, the Middle East and Balkans became the site of contestation and cooperation between the traditional forces of religion and the emergent machine of the sovereign state. Yet such strategic interaction rarely ...

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Disease Diplomacy

International Norms and Global Health Security

by Sara E. Davies, Adam Kamradt-Scott & Simon Rushton

<p>In the age of air travel and globalized trade, pathogens that once took months or even years to spread beyond their regions of origin can now circumnavigate the globe in a matter of hours. Amid growing concerns about such epidemics as Ebola, ...

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Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy In Retreat, The

by Nasr Vali

Former State Department adviser for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and bestselling author, Vali Nasr delivers a sharp indictment of America's flawed foreign policy, and outlines its new relationship with the Muslim world. Nasr takes readers behind ...

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