Traditions of War – Karma Nabulsi

Traditions of War examines wars and military occupation, and the ideas underlying them. The search for these ideas is conducted in the domain of the laws of war, a body of rules which sought to regulate the practices of war and those permitted to fight in it. This work introduces three ...

Theories on European Integration

In this first book-length treatment of integration theory for many years, Ben Rosamond provides an accessible and stimulating critical introduction to the full range of classical and contemporary perspectives. The book explains the centrality of theoretical work to the study of integration and the EU and carefully locates different theories ...

The European Union and Security Sector Reform

The EU has emerged in the last few years as a key player in security sector reform in many countries struggling with instability or emerging from conflict or authoritarian regimes. This reflects its twin role as the world’s largest source of development assistance and, ever increasingly, a major partner in ...

Social Ideas and Policies

This collection of essays traces the development of a range of social ideals, then addresses questions about society and the international order. With a balanced inclusion of historical and contemporary selections, this is the most comprehensive anthology available in social and political philosophy.

Radu Sebastian Ungureanu – Securitate, Suveranitate si Institutii Internationale

Volumul analizeaza modul in care se conjuga institutional actiunea internationala in gestionarea securitatii, intr-o perioada marcata de sfirsitul Razboiului Rece si intr-un spatiu care, desi a fost numit „butoiul cu pulbere al Europei”, face parte din lumea considerata „civilizata”. In dezbaterea dintre cele doua importante traditii ale stiintelor sociale —explicativa, ...

Russia in the 21st century – Steven Rosefielde

This book demonstrates that Russia intends to re-emerge as a full-fledged superpower before 2010–challenging America and China and potentially threatening a new arms race. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this goal would appear to be easily within the Kremlin’s grasp, but the cost to the Russian people and global security would ...

Hannah Arendt – Originile Totalitarismului

The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of World War I. Arendt explores the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements, focusing on the two genuine forms ...

Cicero – Political Speeches

Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. This book presents with nine of his speeches that reflect the development, variety, and drama of his political career. Among them are two speeches from his prosecution ...

Cicero – The Republic and the Laws

Cicero’s The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible government written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and ...

Classical Modern Philosophy by Jeffrey Tlumak

Classical Modern Philosophy introduces students to the key philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and explores their most important works. Jeffrey Tlumak takes the reader on a chronological journey from Descartes to Kant, tracing the themes that run through the period and their interrelations. The main texts covered are: Descartes’ Meditations on ...