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Caspian Security Issues

Conflict, Cooperation and Energy Supplies

by Marco Valigi (edited by)

<p>The Caucasus and the Caspian areas have been a core interest for the main actors of international politics from the Persian Empire to the 21st century Chinese power. However, the internal and systemic constraints that once drove various ...

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Catastrophes and Conflicts

Scientific Approaches to Their Control

by Klaus Gottstein

<p>First published in 1999, this book describes what the International community of scientific institutions could do to reverse this trend, by pooling its know-how and resources in International and interdisciplinary working groups and standing ...

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Causes of War

by Jack S. Levy & William R. Thompson

Written by leading scholars in the field, <i>Causes of War</i> provides the first comprehensive analysis of the leading theories relating to the origins of both interstate and civil wars. <ul> <li>Utilizes historical examples to illustrate ...

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Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes

A Comparative Study

by Malin Akebo

<p>This book analyses and compares ceasefire agreements as part of peace processes in intrastate armed conflicts.</p> <p>Research repeatedly underscores the importance of ceasefire agreements in peace processes but suggests that they can ...

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Challenged Hegemony

The United States, China, and Russia in the Persian Gulf

by Katerina Oskarsson & Steve A. Yetiv

<p>Few issues in international affairs and energy security animate thinkers more than the classic topic of hegemony, and the case of the Persian Gulf presents particularly fertile ground for considering this concept. Since the 1970s, the region ...

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Challenges for Europe in the World, 2030

by John Eatwell & Terry McKinley

<p>Challenges for Europe in the World, 2030 embodies critical thinking about the long-term implications for Europe of the clear shift of power from the West to the East and the South. Designed as a multi-faceted project, this book presents an ...

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Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers: Brazil, the United Kingdom and Global Order

by Marco Vieira & Jonathan Grix

<p>This edited volume explores the analytical possibilities of contrasting Brazil and the United Kingdom as examples of emerging and established powers, respectively. It is organised around several themes focusing on the roles of Brazil and the ...

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Challenging America's Global Preeminence

Russia's Quest for Multipolarity

by Thomas Ambrosio

<p>Examining the shifts in Russian foreign policy and their potential impact on the status and influence of the United States in the international system, this outstanding volume examines why the Kremlin initially sought an alliance with the ...

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Champions for Peace

Women Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

by Judith Hicks Stiehm

<p>Only seventeen women have won the Nobel Prize for Peace since it was first awarded in 1901. Hailing from all over the world, some of these women have held graduate degrees, while others barely had access to education. Some began their work ...

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Change, Hope and the Bomb

by Lilienthal, David Eli

<p>For thirteen years, since his resignation from the chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission, Mr. Lilienthal has kept silent on the atom, turning his energies and talents to the field of international development. Now the first chairman of

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Changing Regional Alliances for China and the West

by David Lane, Stefan Schmalz, Richard T. Griffiths & others

<p>Since the end of the World War II, nation states have formed regions to give them some protection from the processes of globalization and internationalization. Against this background, the contributors consider the position of China in the ...

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Chaos in the Liberal Order

The Trump Presidency and International Politics in the Twenty-First Century

by Robert Jervis, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner & others

<p>Donald Trump’s election has called into question many fundamental assumptions about politics and society. Should the forty-fifth president of the United States make us reconsider the nature and future of the global order? Collecting a wide ...

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Chilcot Report

Executive Summary

by Chilcot Sir John

<p>Ordered in 2009 by the then Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, the Chilcot Report is the official verdict on Britain's conduct before, during and after the Iraq war in 2003.</p> <p>Named after its chairman Sir John Chilcot, a retired civil ...

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China and Nordic Diplomacy

by Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson, Wrenn Yennie Lindgren & Marc Lanteigne

<p>This book seeks to explore Nordic approaches to China and the idea of sub-regional diplomacy.</p> <p>China’s multi-tiered approach to Europe can be seen vividly in the Nordic sub-region, which has been engaging Beijing through a variety of ...

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China and Southeast Asia in the Xi Jinping Era

by Trin Aiyara, Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim, Ngeow Chow-Bing & others

<p>In 2012, the Communist Party of China (CPC) inaugurated the Xi Jinping era when it elected him to be the General Secretary of the CPC. The following year Xi was elected President of the People’s Republic of China. The Xi Jinping era has seen ...

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China and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Strategic Partnership in a Changing World

by Muhamad S. Olimat

<p>This book examines China’s relations with member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It highlights the depth of China’s ties with the region bilaterally and multilaterally on a five-dimensional approach: political relations, trade ...

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China and the South China Sea. A quest for dominance in global politics

by Ebonine Victor

<p>Master's Thesis from the year 2016 in the subject Politics - Basics and General, grade: 71, , course: International Relations, language: English, abstract: The study aims at uncovering the immediate and remote causes of china's land ...

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China and Transboundary Water Politics in Asia

by Hongzhou Zhang & Mingjiang Li

<p>Water-related conflicts have a long history and will continue to be a global and regional problem. Asia, with 1.5 billion of its people living in shared river basins, and with very few transboundary rivers governed by treaties, is especially ...

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China at the Crossroads

by Peter Nolan

<p>This concise and timely book, written by one of the world's leading authorities on China, argues that the country is at a crossroads in its development and explores the challenges that lie ahead.</p> <ul> <li></li> <li> <p>A concise and ...

ISBN: 9780745657615

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China in The National Interest

by Owen Harries

<p>Covering China's history, political economy, culture, military issues, and the U. S.-China relationship, this book presents a fascinating and multifaceted look at a country which is likely to be a major factor in U. S. foreign policy in the ...

ISBN: 9781351528788

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