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Illusions of Victory

The Anbar Awakening and the Rise of the Islamic State

by Carter Malkasian

<p>In the immediate aftermath of the 2007 &quot;Surge&quot; of American troops in Iraq, the defeat of al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) in Anbar Province was widely hailed as one of America's signature victories. US Marines and soldiers fought for years ...

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Images of Africa

Creation, negotiation and subversion

by Julia Gallagher

<p>Images of Africa challenges the widely-held idea that Africans are powerless in the creation of self-image. It explores the ways in which image creation is a process of negotiation entered into by a wide range of actors within and beyond the ...

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Imagining Europe

Myth, Memory, and Identity

by Professor Chiara Bottici & Professor Benoît Challand

<p>In Imagining Europe, Chiara Bottici and Benoît Challand explore the formation of modern European identity. Europe has not always been there, although we have been imagining it for quite some time. Even after the birth of a polity called the ...

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Imbalance and Rebalance

To Create a New Framework of Global Governance

by Xiaojing Zhang & Yang Li

<p>This book focuses on global financial systems. After summarising historical financial institutions, it subsequently uses economic and econometrical models to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of these institutions and their role in the ...

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Immigration and Politics in the New Europe

Reinventing Borders

by Gallya Lahav

<p>With almost a quarter of the world's migrants, Europe has been attempting to regulate migration and harmonize immigration policy at the European level. The central dilemma exposed is how liberal democracies can reconcile the need to control ...

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Immigration Detention

Law, History, Politics

by Daniel Wilsher

<p>The liberal legal ideal of protection of the individual against administrative detention without trial is embodied in the habeas corpus tradition. However, the use of detention to control immigration has gone from a wartime exception to ...

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Impact of China's Rise on the Mekong Region

by Yos Santasombat

This volume presents a contemporary analysis of the impact of China's rise on the Mekong Region at a critical point in Southeast Asian history. As the most populated country and the second largest economy in the world, China has become an ...

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Impact of Circular Migration on Human, Political and Civil Rights

A Global Perspective

by Carlota Solé, Sonia Parella, Teresa Sordé Martí & others

<p>This volume addresses the topic of circular migration with regard to its multiple dimensions and human, political and civil rights implications from a global perspective. It combines theoretical and empirical studies and presents different ...

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Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights in states parties

Selected examples

by Council of Europe

<p>What positive impact has the European Convention on Human Rights had upon states parties to the Convention? The examples presented in this publication show that the effects of the Convention and its case law extend to all areas of life. They ...

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Impact, Legitimacy, and Limitations of Truth Commissions

by Angela D. Nichols

<p>This book develops a theoretical understanding of how truth commissions achieve legitimacy and contribute to peace and stability. Angela D. Nichols argues that truth commissions are most likely to impact society when they possess certain ...

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Imperial Perceptions of Palestine

British Influence and Power in Late Ottoman Times

by Lorenzo Kamel

<p>The Palestine Exploration Fund, established in 1865, is the oldest organization created specifically for the study of the Levant. It helped to spur evangelical tourism to the region in the late 19th and early 20th centuries which in turn ...

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Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law

by Antony Anghie

<p>This book argues that the colonial confrontation was central to the formation of international law and, in particular, its founding concept, sovereignty. Traditional histories of the discipline present colonialism and non-European peoples as ...

ISBN: 9781139931120

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Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Best Interests, Welfare and Well-being

by Elaine E. Sutherland & Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfarlane

<p>The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consideration in all actions concerning children and requires States ...

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In Defence of Europe

Can the European Project Be Saved?

by Loukas Tsoukalis

<p>Europe has not been so weak and divided for a long time. Buffeted by a succession of crises, it has shown a strong collective survival instinct but a poor capacity to deliver. In times when the tectonic plates are shifting and tension between

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In Place of Inter-State Retaliation

The European Union's Rejection of WTO-style Trade Sanctions and Trade Remedies

by William Phelan

<p>Unlike many other trade regimes, the European Union forbids the use of inter-state retaliation to enforce its obligations, and rules out the use of common 'escape' mechanisms such as anti-dumping between the EU member states. How does the EU ...

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In Search of a People-Centric Order in Asia

by Baogang He

<p>The order of international relations in Asia is predominantly state-centric. It is one based primarily on absolute national sovereignty, exclusive national identity and patriotic national citizenship. This sovereignty-based or state-centered ...

ISBN: 9789813109780

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In Search of Power

African Americans in the Era of Decolonization, 1956–1974

by Brenda Gayle Plummer

<p>In Search of Power is a history of the era of civil rights, decolonization and Black Power. In the critical period from 1956 to 1974, the emergence of newly independent states worldwide and the struggles of the civil rights movement in the ...

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In Spies We Trust

The Story of Western Intelligence

by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

<p>In Spies We Trust reveals the full story of the Anglo-American intelligence relationship - ranging from the deceits of World War I to the mendacities of 9/11 - for the first time. Why did we ever start trusting spies? It all started a hundred

ISBN: 9780191651717

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In the Hegemon's Shadow

Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

by Evan Braden Montgomery

<p>The relationship between established powers and emerging powers is one of the most important topics in world politics. Nevertheless, few studies have investigated how the leading state in the international system responds to rising powers in ...

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In the Shadows of the American Century

The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

by Alfred W. McCoy

<p>As the dust settled after World War II, America controlled half the world’s manufacturing capacity. By the end of the Cold War it possessed nearly half the planet’s military forces, spread across eight hundred bases, and much of its wealth. ...

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