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Since the end of the Cold War, analysts of international politics have been focusing far greater attention on issues of change. In the course of these analyses, it has become increasingly clear to specialists - from many contrasting viewpoints - that any understanding of large-scale political change must encompass far longer timescales than has been usual in the study of world politics, and has to incorporate a multi-disciplinary perspective. This is the first book offering an overview of the whole range of long term analyses in international relations, it evaluates and draws on relevant theoretical approaches both in other humanities and social sciences - such as sociology, history, anthropology and archaeology - and recent progress in evolutionary theory and the mathematical study of complexity. Introducing new approaches and a new spistemological framework, a new theory of long-term world political change is set out, building on the strengths of previous studies. This is then applied to the latest available historical, archaeological and anthropological data for changing forms of political organizations, ranging from the earliest human societies to the fast-changing world of the late twentieth century. The resulting analysis is a reinterpretation of the process of global political change in the past and in the present, which both support and challenges perspectives based on other forms of analysis and opens new areas of enquiry for international relations.

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9781474288309, titled "The Waves of Time: Long-Term Change and International Relations" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016, cover price $128.00
9781855674028, titled "The Waves of Time: Long-Term Change and International Relations" | Continuum Intl Pub Group, May 1, 1998, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Since the end of the Cold War, analysts of international politics have been focusing far greater attention on issues of change.

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9780826479235 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, May 1, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This volume provides an overview of the whole range of long-term analyses in international relations.
9780826447623, titled "The Waves of Time: Long-Term Change and International Relations" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This volume provides an overview of the whole range of long-term analyses in international relations.

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Product Description: Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another. The notion of both majority and minority segments co-operating for the purposes of political stability has informed both international policy prescriptions for post-conflict zones and home-grown power-sharing pacts across the globe...read more

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9781138024762 | Routledge, May 20, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another.

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9781138683617 | Routledge, April 21, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Nearly all the peace accords signed in the last two decades have included power-sharing in one form or another.

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Product Description: Combining path-breaking research and analysis from leading political scientists, advisors to heads of state, and award-winning academics, Warlords, Inc. pulls back the curtain on the secretive world of drug cartels and violent insurgencies, revealing their inner workings and implications for a world driven by unrelenting change and growing political uncertainty...read more
By Robert J. Bunker (foreword by), Noah Raford (editor) and Andrew Trabulsi (editor)

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9781583949016 | North Atlantic Books, May 12, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Combining path-breaking research and analysis from leading political scientists, advisors to heads of state, and award-winning academics, Warlords, Inc.

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Product Description: This anthology examines the effects of economic orthodoxy on the French left. A decade after the governing left relinquished plans to 'transform society', French social actors have indeed changed. They have adapted to economic orthodoxy and to a new political mainstream...read more
By Anthony Daley (editor)

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9780814718728 | New York Univ Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In 1981, the French Left came to power with a project to transform society.

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9781349137015 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 14, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This anthology examines the effects of economic orthodoxy on the French left.

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Product Description: This book calls into question the commonly held contentions that central governments are the most important or even the sole sources of a nation's stability, and that subnational and transnational nonstate forces are a major source of global instability...read more

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9780804784979 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 17, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book calls into question the commonly held contentions that central governments are the most important or even the sole sources of a nation's stability, and that subnational and transnational nonstate forces are a major source of global instability.

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9780804784986 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 17, 2013, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: This book calls into question the commonly held contentions that central governments are the most important or even the sole sources of a nation's stability, and that subnational and transnational nonstate forces are a major source of global instability.

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Product Description: The very existence of diversionary wars is hotly contested in the press and among political scientists. Yet no book has so far tackled the key questions of whether leaders deliberately provoke conflicts abroad to distract the public from problems at home, or whether such gambles offer a more effective response to domestic discontent than appeasing opposition groups with political or economic concessions...read more

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9780804782456 | Stanford Univ Pr, October 3, 2012, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The very existence of diversionary wars is hotly contested in the press and among political scientists.

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9780804782463 | Stanford Univ Pr, October 3, 2012, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The very existence of diversionary wars is hotly contested in the press and among political scientists.

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Product Description: The establishment of durable, democratic institutions constitutes one of the major challenges of our age. As countless contemporary examples have shown, it requires far more than simply the holding of free elections. The consolidation of a legitimate constitutional order is difficult to achieve in any society, but it is especially problematic in societies with deep social cleavages...read more

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9780745648491 | Polity Pr, May 22, 2012, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The establishment of durable, democratic institutions constitutes one of the major challenges of our age.

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9780745648507 | Polity Pr, May 22, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The establishment of durable, democratic institutions constitutes one of the major challenges of our age.

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Product Description: This book addresses the issue of grand strategic stability in the 21st century, and examines the role of the key centres of global power - US, EU, Russia, China and India - in managing contemporary strategic threats. This edited volume examines the cooperative and conflictual capacity of Great Powers to manage increasingly interconnected strategic threats (not least, terrorism and political extremism, WMD proliferation, fragile states, regional crises and conflict and the energy-climate nexus) in the 21st century...read more
By Graeme P. Herd (editor)

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9780415560542 | 1 edition (Routledge, March 10, 2010), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This book addresses the issue of grand strategic stability in the 21st century, and examines the role of the key centres of global power - US, EU, Russia, China and India - in managing contemporary strategic threats.

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9780415585798 | Taylor & Francis Ltd, September 1, 2011, cover price $46.30 | About this edition: This book addresses the issue of grand strategic stability in the 21st century, and examines the role of the key centres of global power - US, EU, Russia, China and India - in managing contemporary strategic threats.

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Conventional wisdom holds that weak and failing states are the source of the world's most pressing security threats. After all, the 9/11 attacks originated in an impoverished, war-ravaged country, and transnational crime appears to flourish in weakly governed states. However, our assumptions about the threats posed by failing states are based on anecdotal arguments, not on a systematic analysis of the connections between state failure and transnational security threats. Analyzing terrorism, transnational crime, WMDs, pandemic diseases, and energy insecurity, Stewart Patrick shows that while some global threats do emerge in fragile states, most of their weaknesses create misery only for their own citizenry. Moreover, many threats originate farther up the chain, in wealthier and more stable countries like Russia and Venezuela. Weak Links will force policymakers to rethink what they assume about state failure and transnational insecurity.

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9780199751501 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 23, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Conventional wisdom holds that weak and failing states are the source of the world's most pressing security threats.

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9780199751518 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 23, 2011, cover price $31.95

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Product Description: In WHY POLITICAL LIBERALISM?, Paul Weithman offers a fresh, rigorous, and compelling interpretation of John Rawls's reasons for taking his so-called "political turn". Weithman takes Rawls at his word that justice as fairness was recast as a form of political liberalism because of an inconsistency Rawls found in his early treatment of social stability...read more

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9780195393033 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2011, cover price $78.00 | About this edition: In WHY POLITICAL LIBERALISM?

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Product Description: New governments established during the third wave of democratization in Latin America, Eastern and Central Europe, Africa, and Asia face increasing threats to stabilization and consolidation. Alfred Stepan, a major voice in democratization studies, gathers leading experts in political science and government to better understand what is going wrong and how it can be fixed...read more
By Alfred Stepan (editor)

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9780801892905 | 1 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 4, 2009), cover price $52.00 | About this edition: New governments established during the third wave of democratization in Latin America, Eastern and Central Europe, Africa, and Asia face increasing threats to stabilization and consolidation.

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Product Description: There might appear to be little that binds the study of order and the study of violence and conflict. Bloodshed in its multiple forms is often seen as something separate from and unrelated to the domains of 'normal' politics that constitute what we think of as order...read more
By Tarek Masoud (editor)

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9780521897686 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2008), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: There might appear to be little that binds the study of order and the study of violence and conflict.

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9780521722391 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2008, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: There might appear to be little that binds the study of order and the study of violence and conflict.

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Product Description: In the transition from war-torn societies to stable multiparty democracies, what is the role of former rebel leaders? Can rebel movements effectively transform themselves from military to political organizations? "From Soldiers to Politicians" explores when and how militias succeed in reorienting their goals and practices toward legitimate political activities, and how external actors can support that practice...read more
By Jeroen De Zeeuw (editor)

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9781588265807 | Lynne Rienner Pub, November 1, 2007, cover price $58.50 | About this edition: In the transition from war-torn societies to stable multiparty democracies, what is the role of former rebel leaders?

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9780300116205 | Yale Univ Pr, May 15, 2006, cover price $40.00
9780300011715 | Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 1968, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: This book examines the problems of prospects of achieving sustainable democracy through power sharing political institutions in societies that have been torn by ethnic conflict. It combines theoretical and comparative essays with a wide range of case studies.
By Sid Noel (editor)

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9780773529472 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, October 1, 2005, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book examines the problems of prospects of achieving sustainable democracy through power sharing political institutions in societies that have been torn by ethnic conflict.

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9780773529489 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, October 1, 2005, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This book examines the problems of prospects of achieving sustainable democracy through power sharing political institutions in societies that have been torn by ethnic conflict.

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Product Description: The traditional understanding of strategic stability, as a condition wherein adversarial states refrain from waging a strategic war, is in the first place flawed as it conflates the concept with the wider issue of causes of war, it places too great an emphasis on arms racing and crisis management, and it has focused too much on nuclear strategy...read more

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9780773460935 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 12, 2005, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: The traditional understanding of strategic stability, as a condition wherein adversarial states refrain from waging a strategic war, is in the first place flawed as it conflates the concept with the wider issue of causes of war, it places too great an emphasis on arms racing and crisis management, and it has focused too much on nuclear strategy.

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Product Description: In the wealth of literature on state failure, little attention has been paid to the questions of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political elites, and civil society groups to build or rebuild public institutions before they reach the point of failure —to make the state work...read more
By Simon Chesterman (editor), Michael Ignatieff (editor) and Ramesh Chandra Thakur (editor)

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9789280811070 | United Nations Pubns, May 30, 2005, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the wealth of literature on state failure, little attention has been paid to the questions of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed.

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Product Description: This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society," one that is stable and relatively homogenous in its basic moral beliefs and in which there is broad agreement about what constitutes the good life...read more

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9780231130882 | Expanded edition (Columbia Univ Pr, February 28, 2005), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way.
9780231052481 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Revising and continuing the idea of justice and fairness in A Theory of Justice, Rawls poses the question of how a stable and just society of free and equal citizens can live in concord when deeply divided by reasonable and incompatible doctrines.

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9780231130899 | Expanded edition (Columbia Univ Pr, February 28, 2005), cover price $26.95
9780231052498 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Revising and continuing the idea of justice and fairness in A Theory of Justice, Rawls poses the question of how a stable and just society of free and equal citizens can live in concord when deeply divided by reasonable and incompatible doctrines.

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Beyond Rawls engages one of the most provocative and influential developments in contemporary political philosophy. Focusing on the idea- as opposed to a single conception- of purely 'political' liberalism, Shaun Young examines the work of a number of prominent political liberals, and concludes that as it presently manifests itself, the concept of political liberalism cannot achieve its stated goals. (view table of contents)

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9780761822400 | Univ Pr of Amer, June 1, 2002, cover price $85.50

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9780761822417 | Univ Pr of Amer, March 1, 2002, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Beyond Rawls engages one of the most provocative and influential developments in contemporary political philosophy.

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Product Description: This textbook presents in a unified manner the fundamentals of both continuous and discrete versions of the Fourier and Laplace transforms. These transforms play an important role in the analysis of all kinds of physical phenomena...read more

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9780898758535 | Univ Pr of the Pacific, April 1, 2002, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: This textbook presents in a unified manner the fundamentals of both continuous and discrete versions of the Fourier and Laplace transforms.
9781579060251, titled "NATO Enlargement and Central Europe: A Study in Civil-Military Relations" | New York Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Push NATO eastward or push no farther--that is the critical question for the fifty-year-old alliance.

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9780521663366 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $114.99

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9780521663571 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $49.99

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Product Description: In this book, Ronald Francisco traces political transformation from its roots to its results in countries ranging from Argentina to Haiti, Iran, South Korea, and Ukraine. He analyzes how regimes fail, how new ones arise, and what it takes to forge stability and democratic government...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813388519 | Westview Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In this book, Ronald Francisco traces political transformation from its roots to its results in countries ranging from Argentina to Haiti, Iran, South Korea, and Ukraine.

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Product Description: In this book noted political scientist and peace researcher Luc Reychler gets to the heart of democratization at the end of the 20th Century. He rejects theories that contend democracy is not inherently universal. He argues instead that a consolidated democracy has empirically shown to be the best instrument for guaranteeing freedom, respect for human rights, welfare and security...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9789061869856 | Leuven Univ Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: In this book noted political scientist and peace researcher Luc Reychler gets to the heart of democratization at the end of the 20th Century.

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