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Beyond the Soviet Union

The Fragmentation of Power

by Max Beloff

<p>First published in 1997, this book explores the upheavals within the Soviet Union that ended the Cold War balance of terror and forced an attempt to create market economies and democratic policies in the Western ideological mould. . The 10 ...

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Bilateral Ecopolitics

Continuity and Change in Canadian-American Environmental Relations

by Philippe Le Prestre & Peter Stoett

<p>The context in which environmental policy decision-making occurs has changed, resulting from widening environmental problems, increased demands from groups and citizens, continuing pressure on the continent's resources and normative shifts. ...

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Biopolitical Disaster

by Jennifer L. Lawrence & Sarah Marie Wiebe

<p><em>Biopolitical Disaster</em> employs a grounded analysis of the production and lived-experience of biopolitical life in order to illustrate how disaster production and response are intimately interconnected. The book is organized into four ...

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Biopolitical Imperialism

by M. G. E. Kelly

<span><span>Biopolitical Imperialism is a book about international politics today. The core, eponymous thesis is that our world is marked by a pattern of biopolitical parasitism, that is, the enhancement of the life of wealthy populations of ...

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Biosecurity Dilemmas

Dreaded Diseases, Ethical Responses, and the Health of Nations

by Christian Enemark

<P><i>Biosecurity Dilemmas</i> examines conflicting values and interests in the practice of “biosecurity,” the safeguarding of populations against infectious diseases through security policies. Biosecurity encompasses both the natural occurrence

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Blaming China

It Might Feel Good but It Won't Fix America's Economy

by Benjamin Shobert

<p>American society is angrier, more fragmented, and more polarized than at any time since the Civil War. We harbor deep insecurities about our economic future, our place in the world, our response to terrorism, and our deeply dysfunctional ...

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Blood Year

The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism

by David Kilcullen

<p>2014 has the potential to go down as a crucial year in modern world history. A resurgent and bellicose Russia took over Crimea and fueled a civil war in Eastern Ukraine. Post-Saddam Iraq, in many respects a creature of the United States ...

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Bodies, Power and Resistance in the Middle East

Experiences of Subjectification in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

by Caitlin Ryan

<p>The book examines how exercises of power and processes of security exercised in the Occupied Palestinian Territories have formed Palestinian women as subjects.</p> <p>To understand how women experience occupation, this book examines the ...

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Border Flows

A Century of the Canadian-American Water Relationship

by Lynne Heasley & Daniel Macfarlane

<p>Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer border dividing Canada and the United States ...

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Border Politics in a Global Era

Comparative Perspectives

by Kathleen Staudt

<p>Initially, research in border studies relied mainly on generalizations from cases in the US-Mexico borderlands before subsequently burgeoning in Europe. <em>Border Politics in a Global Era</em> seeks to expand the study further to include the

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Born Again: The Christian Right Globalized

by Butler, Jennifer S.

Exposes the power of the Christian Right worldwide -- especially within the United Nations ...

ISBN: 9781849642415

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Borrowing Credibility

Global Banks and Monetary Regimes

by Jana Grittersová

<p>Nations with credible monetary regimes borrow at lower interest rates in international markets and are less likely to suffer speculative attacks and currency crises. While scholars typically attribute credibility to domestic institutions or ...

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Boundary Bargain

Growth, Development, and the Future of City-County Separation

by Zachary Spicer

City-county separation is a form of governance in which rural and urban areas are formally separated. Although these areas were once thought to be distinct because of their diverse sets of values, economies, labour trends, and ways of life, more

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Brazil - United States relations

XX and XXI centuries

by Sidnei José Munhoz & Francisco Carlos Teixeira da Silva

<p>This book studies relations between Brazil and the USA during the 20th century and outlines some perspectives for the start of the 21st century. Issues related to a wide variety of aspects of the relationship are addressed by bringing ...

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Brazil in the World

The International Relations of a South American Giant

by Sean W. Burges

<p>Brazil has suddenly become a country of interest to the West, playing a critical role in global economic talks at the G20 and WTO, brokering North-South relations through its new international economic geography, and stepping into regional ...

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Break all the Borders

Separatism and the Reshaping of the Middle East

by Ariel I. Ahram

<p>Since 2011, civil wars and state failure have wracked the Arab world, underlying the misalignment between national identity and political borders. In <em>Break all the Borders</em>, Ariel I. Ahram examines the separatist movements that aimed ...

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Breaking Away

Kosovo’s Unilateral Secession

by Argyro Kartsonaki

<p>This book presents the background that led to Kosovo’s success in separating from Serbia and explains the reasons for its failure to achieve uncontested statehood—both internally and externally. It sheds light to the process of Kosovo’s ...

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Breaking Silence: The Case That Changed the Face of Human Rights

by White, Richard Alan

<P>Young seventeen-year-old Joelito Filártiga was taken from his family home in Asunción, Paraguay, brutally tortured, and murdered by the Paraguayan police. <i>Breaking Silence</i> is the inside story of the quest for justice by his father-the ...

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Britain and the European Union

by David Gowland

<p>This engaging and concise text offers the student and the general reader a compact, readable treatment of British membership of the European Union from 1973 to the present day. It provides a highly distilled and accessible analysis and ...

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British Labour Seeks a Foreign Policy, 1900-1940

by Henry Winkler

<p>Since World War II, the British Labour Party has played a central role in dealing with complex international issues. Achieving real power in parliament for the first time, Labour governments have acted responsibly, and are usually in accord ...

ISBN: 9781351322300

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