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Fuels Paradise

Seeking Energy Security in Europe, Japan, and the United States

by John S. Duffield

<p>In recent years, the efforts of nations to promote energy security have been hotly debated. <em>Fuels Paradise</em> examines how five major developed democracies—Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States—have sought to enhance ...

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Fully Human

Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

by Lindsey N. Kingston

<p>Citizenship within our current international system signifies being fully human, or being worthy of fundamental human rights. For some vulnerable groups, however, this form of political membership is limited or missing entirely, and they face

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Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction

by Malise Ruthven

<p>Malise Ruthven tackles the polemic and stereotypes surrounding this complex phenomenon - one that eludes sim today, a conclusion impossible to ignore since the events in New York on September 11 2001. But what does 'fundamentalism' really ...

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Future Security of the Global Arctic

State Policy, Economic Security and Climate

by Lassi Heininen

<p>In the globalized Arctic there has been a transformation from military security to human security. Climate change, the utilization of Arctic resources and other global challenges have caused the Arctic 'paradox' and a need to redefine ...

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Future Security of the Global Arctic

State Policy, Economic Security and Climate

by Lassi Heininen

<p >The post-Cold War Arctic has seen a transformation from military tension and a focus on national security to a concern for environmental and human security. As a result of this, the globalized Arctic has a high level of peace and stability, ...

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Galician Migrations: A Case Study of Emerging Super-diversity

by Antía Pérez-Caramés & Renée DePalma

<p>This focused case study analyses the roots of super-diversity in a place where immigration is an emerging phenomenon, Northwestern Spain (Galicia). It is characterized by a mostly rural population, an aging demographic, and a historically ...

ISBN: 9783319663050

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Games of Conflict and Cooperation in Asia

by Motoshi Suzuki & Akira Okada

<p>This edited volume is an outcome of the first major collaborative project between Japanese economists and political scientists, funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The authors of the individual chapters show that Asian ...

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Gender and Green Governance

The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

by Bina Agarwal

<p>Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on women's near absence from forestry institutions.

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Gender and Public Participation in Afghanistan

Aid, Transparency and Accountability

by Bashirullah Najimi

<p>This book discusses the role of gender and participation within the context of budgeting and planning. Gender and participation are two very closely interconnected issues in these processes, and the author explores how these could better ...

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Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space

Locating Legitimacy

by Laura J. Shepherd

<p>The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (UNPBC) was established in December 2005 to develop outlines of best practice in post-conflict reconstruction, and to secure the political and material resources necessary to assist states in ...

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Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

by Karin Aggestam & Ann E. Towns

<p>This path-breaking book addresses the oft-avoided, yet critical question: where are the women located in contemporary diplomacy and international negotiation? The text presents a novel research agenda, including new theoretical and conceptual

ISBN: 9783319586823

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Gendering the International Asylum and Refugee Debate

Second Edition

by Dr Jane Freedman

<p >Women make up at least half of the world's refugees, but only a minority of asylum seekers who reach Western states are female, and both international conventions and national laws and policies on asylum have, frequently, overlooked or ...

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Genetics, Disability and the Law

Towards an EU Legal Framework

by Aisling de Paor

<p>While advances in science and technology bring many advantages, we must not ignore the harm that they can cause. Rapid changes in genetic testing are a prime example, and indicators can now help to detect, address and treat diseases. However,

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Genocide and International Relations

Changing Patterns in the Transitions of the Late Modern World

by Martin Shaw

<p>Genocide and International Relations lays the foundations for a new perspective on genocide in the modern world. Genocide studies have been influenced, negatively as well as positively, by the political and cultural context in which the field

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Genocide and Mass Violence

Memory, Symptom, and Recovery

by Devon E. Hinton & Alexander L. Hinton

<p>What are the legacies of genocide and mass violence for individuals and the social worlds in which they live, and what are the local processes of recovery? Genocide and Mass Violence aims to examine, from a cross-cultural perspective, the ...

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Genocide and the Europeans

by Karen E. Smith

<p>Genocide is one of the most heinous abuses of human rights imaginable, yet reaction to it by European governments in the post-Cold War world has been criticised for not matching the severity of the crime. European governments rarely agree on ...

ISBN: 9780511861444

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Geoffrey Prime

The Imperfect Spy

by David Cole

<p>Geoffrey Prime was a Soviet spy throughout the most intense years of the Cold War. The linguist served his paymasters for almost fourteen years and became the most important Russian mole in British signals intelligence since German Enigma ...

ISBN: 9780719826160

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Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture

Focus on Asia-Pacific

by Irene Calboli & Wee Loon Ng-Loy

<p>Historically, few topics have proven to be so controversial in international intellectual property as the protection of geographical indications (GIs). The adoption of TRIPS in 1994 did not resolve disagreements, and countries worldwide ...

ISBN: 9781316733059

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Geographies, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bond

by Lisa Funnell & Klaus Dodds

<p>This book discusses the representational geographies of the Bond film franchise and how they inform our reading of 007 as a hero. Offering a new and interdisciplinary lens through which the franchise can be analyzed, Funnell and Dodds explore

ISBN: 9781137570246

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Geography: A Very Short Introduction

by John A. Matthews & David T. Herbert

<p>Modern Geography has come a long way from its historical roots in exploring foreign lands, and simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject which ...

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