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July 2009

Books in War and Peace Studies Textbooks, trade books and works of original scholarship

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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Textbooks Understanding Peacekeeping Second Edition Alex J. Bellamy, Stuart Griffin and Paul Williams Paper | 376 pages | CDN$35.99 (tent.) 978-0-7456-4186-7 Forthcoming ~ Spring 2010 Drawing on more than twenty-five historical and contemporary case studies, this second edition of Understanding Peacekeeping evaluates the changing characteristics of the contemporary environment in which peacekeepers operate, what role peace operations play in wider processes of global politics, the growing impact of non-state actors, and the major challenges facing today’s peacekeepers. All the chapters have been revised and expanded and eight new chapters have been added. This seminal textbook is essential reading for students and scholars of peace and conflict studies, security studies, and international relations.

Contemporary Conflict Resolution Second Edition Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse and Hugh Miall Paper | 320 pages | CDN$31.99 978-0-7456-3213-0 | 2005 From the reviews — "Truly an indispensable guidebook for conflicts occurring in the first years of the twenty-first century." —Christopher Mitchell, George Mason University

Terrorism: A History Randall Law Paper | 360 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4038-9 | August 2009

A masterly overview of the history of terrorism, from ancient times to the present day

Counterterrorism Ronald Crelinsten Paper | 336 pages | CDN$27.95 978-0-7456-4294-9 | February 2009

An incisive new study of the difficulties and obstacles related to counterterrorism in democratic societies

"Both useful and inspiring, this book should be read by all who are interested in addressing the conflicts, the wars and the violence that are plaguing our world to-day." —Marie Fitzduff, Brandeis University

Understanding Global Terror Christopher Ankersen

"The wide theoretical frameworks and models presented in this edition of Contemporary Conflict Resolution. are essential for any student, instructor and practitioner of conflict resolution. With this revised edition, the book will continue to occupy a leading spot among the few comprehensive and classic texts in the field." —Mohammed Abunimer, American University

“An essential resource for those seeking to comprehend how terrorism and the war against it have changed international relations since September 2001.” —Diplomat

Paper | 280 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3460-9 | 2007


Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Examines the failure to win the war on terror — the impact of 9/11, the role of oil, the fallacy of the “New American Century” and a consummate failure to transcend a narrow western view of the world. Why We’re Losing The War on Terror Paul Rogers Paper | 192 pages | CDN$21.95 978-0-7456-4197-3 | 2008

“Before this book, there was no comprehensive, rigorous analysis of asymmetric warfare.” Steven Metz, US Army War College Asymmetric Warfare Rod Thornton Paper | 256 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3365-7 | 2007

Proposes a way through the confusion surrounding the idea of genocide, in considering its origins and development and its relationships to other forms of political violence. What is Genocide? Martin Shaw Paper | 232 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3183-7 | 2007

In this compelling book, Ami Pedazhur investigates the root causes of suicide terrorism and its rapid proliferation in recent years. Suicide Terrorism Ami Pedahzur Paper | 240 pages | CDN$30.95 978-0-7456-3383-1 | 2004

War in the Nineteenth Century Jeremy Black Paper | 248 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4449-3 | July 2009

One of the world’s leading military historians examines global war and conflict, from Napoleon to World War I.

The Ethics of War and Peace Nigel Dower Paper | 290 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4168-3 | June 2009

A clear introduction to the diverse perspectives on the ethics of war and peace.

Peace: A World History Antony Adolf Paper | 296 pages | CDN$33.95 978-0-7456-4126-3 | March 2009

The first study to explore the full spectrum of peace and peace-making, from our evolutionary origins to contemporary times


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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

A powerful and highly distinctive account of how war has become re-branded in the contemporary age of risk War in an Age of Risk Christopher Coker Paper | 224 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4288-8 | February 2009

Sobek argues that to understand how wars begin, one must understand that there is no single explanation for war The Causes of War David Sobek Paper | 240 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4199-7 | January 2009

“Tough-minded, well-written, cogent: this is a book to admire and argue with, in other words, the best sort of book.” Jean-Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago

Just Wars Alex Bellamy Paper | 296 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3283-4 | 2006

“Masterfully written...a must-read for all those interested in international law, foreign affairs and war.” Ruth Teitel, New York Law School

Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

A comprehensive, cutting-edge analysis of traditional and emerging forms of terrorist violence Old and New Terrorism Peter Neumann Paper | 220 pages | CDN$27.95 978-0-7456-4376-2 Forthcoming ~ December 2009

War is better understood as methodology than as ideology, Cochrane proposes, so critical moments of change in a conflict represent opportunities to end them. Ending Wars Feargal Cochrane Paper | 240 pages | CDN$23.95 978-0-7456-4033-4 | 2008

Explores the key legal and ethical controversies that arose in the wake of September 11 Law, Ethics and the War on Terror Matthew Evangelista Paper | 216 pages | CDN$23.95 978-0-7456-4109-6 | 2008

An overview of the central issues surrounding the development, functioning and effectiveness of peace operations.

Law, War and Crime Firstname Simpson

Peace Operations Paul F. Diehl

Paper | 240 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-3023-6 | 2007

Paper | 204 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3058-8 | 2008

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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

A powerful and highly distinctive account of how war has become re-branded in the contemporary age of risk War in an Age of Risk Christopher Coker Paper | 224 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4288-8 | February 2009

Sobek argues that to understand how wars begin, one must understand that there is no single explanation for war The Causes of War David Sobek Paper | 240 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4199-7 | January 2009

“Tough-minded, well-written, cogent: this is a book to admire and argue with, in other words, the best sort of book.” Jean-Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago

Just Wars Alex Bellamy Paper | 296 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3283-4 | 2006

“Masterfully written...a must-read for all those interested in international law, foreign affairs and war.” Ruth Teitel, New York Law School

Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

A comprehensive, cutting-edge analysis of traditional and emerging forms of terrorist violence Old and New Terrorism Peter Neumann Paper | 220 pages | CDN$27.95 978-0-7456-4376-2 Forthcoming ~ December 2009

War is better understood as methodology than as ideology, Cochrane proposes, so critical moments of change in a conflict represent opportunities to end them. Ending Wars Feargal Cochrane Paper | 240 pages | CDN$23.95 978-0-7456-4033-4 | 2008

Explores the key legal and ethical controversies that arose in the wake of September 11 Law, Ethics and the War on Terror Matthew Evangelista Paper | 216 pages | CDN$23.95 978-0-7456-4109-6 | 2008

An overview of the central issues surrounding the development, functioning and effectiveness of peace operations.

Law, War and Crime Firstname Simpson

Peace Operations Paul F. Diehl

Paper | 240 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-3023-6 | 2007

Paper | 204 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3058-8 | 2008

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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Examines the failure to win the war on terror — the impact of 9/11, the role of oil, the fallacy of the “New American Century” and a consummate failure to transcend a narrow western view of the world. Why We’re Losing The War on Terror Paul Rogers Paper | 192 pages | CDN$21.95 978-0-7456-4197-3 | 2008

“Before this book, there was no comprehensive, rigorous analysis of asymmetric warfare.” Steven Metz, US Army War College Asymmetric Warfare Rod Thornton Paper | 256 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3365-7 | 2007

Proposes a way through the confusion surrounding the idea of genocide, in considering its origins and development and its relationships to other forms of political violence. What is Genocide? Martin Shaw Paper | 232 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3183-7 | 2007

In this compelling book, Ami Pedazhur investigates the root causes of suicide terrorism and its rapid proliferation in recent years. Suicide Terrorism Ami Pedahzur Paper | 240 pages | CDN$30.95 978-0-7456-3383-1 | 2004

War in the Nineteenth Century Jeremy Black Paper | 248 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4449-3 | July 2009

One of the world’s leading military historians examines global war and conflict, from Napoleon to World War I.

The Ethics of War and Peace Nigel Dower Paper | 290 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4168-3 | June 2009

A clear introduction to the diverse perspectives on the ethics of war and peace.

Peace: A World History Antony Adolf Paper | 296 pages | CDN$33.95 978-0-7456-4126-3 | March 2009

The first study to explore the full spectrum of peace and peace-making, from our evolutionary origins to contemporary times


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Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

Polity Titles ~ WAR AND PEACE STUDIES To order, visit www.politybooks.com

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Textbooks Understanding Peacekeeping Second Edition Alex J. Bellamy, Stuart Griffin and Paul Williams Paper | 376 pages | CDN$35.99 (tent.) 978-0-7456-4186-7 Forthcoming ~ Spring 2010 Drawing on more than twenty-five historical and contemporary case studies, this second edition of Understanding Peacekeeping evaluates the changing characteristics of the contemporary environment in which peacekeepers operate, what role peace operations play in wider processes of global politics, the growing impact of non-state actors, and the major challenges facing today’s peacekeepers. All the chapters have been revised and expanded and eight new chapters have been added. This seminal textbook is essential reading for students and scholars of peace and conflict studies, security studies, and international relations.

Contemporary Conflict Resolution Second Edition Oliver Ramsbotham, Tom Woodhouse and Hugh Miall Paper | 320 pages | CDN$31.99 978-0-7456-3213-0 | 2005 From the reviews — "Truly an indispensable guidebook for conflicts occurring in the first years of the twenty-first century." —Christopher Mitchell, George Mason University

Terrorism: A History Randall Law Paper | 360 pages | CDN$29.95 978-0-7456-4038-9 | August 2009

A masterly overview of the history of terrorism, from ancient times to the present day

Counterterrorism Ronald Crelinsten Paper | 336 pages | CDN$27.95 978-0-7456-4294-9 | February 2009

An incisive new study of the difficulties and obstacles related to counterterrorism in democratic societies

"Both useful and inspiring, this book should be read by all who are interested in addressing the conflicts, the wars and the violence that are plaguing our world to-day." —Marie Fitzduff, Brandeis University

Understanding Global Terror Christopher Ankersen

"The wide theoretical frameworks and models presented in this edition of Contemporary Conflict Resolution. are essential for any student, instructor and practitioner of conflict resolution. With this revised edition, the book will continue to occupy a leading spot among the few comprehensive and classic texts in the field." —Mohammed Abunimer, American University

“An essential resource for those seeking to comprehend how terrorism and the war against it have changed international relations since September 2001.” —Diplomat

Paper | 280 pages | CDN$31.95 978-0-7456-3460-9 | 2007


July 2009

Books in War and Peace Studies Textbooks, trade books and works of original scholarship

350 Main Street, 6th Floor Malden, MA 02148

polity Cambridge | Oxford | Boston

Tel 781.388.8200 Fax 781.338.8529 polityinfo@wiley.com

www.politybooks.com

25 years of independent thinking

www.politybooks.com


Books in War and Peace Studies