Current Releases

Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War

Author(s)
Nancy Mitchell

Jimmy Carter faced two major tests in Africa during his presidency. Both presented racial tension, Cold War competition, and issues of domestic politics, personal loyalty, and decision-making style. Nancy Mitchell’s Jimmy Carter in Africa tells the story of those challenges, how Carter steered his way through them, and what they tell us about US politics in that challenging period.

Across the Lines of Conflict: Facilitating Cooperation to Build Peace

Across the Lines of Conflict presents peacebuilding initiatives that use interactive conflict resolution techniques. Through a comparative analysis of six case studies, the authors assess the successes and failures of this particular approach to conflict resolution, and draw conclusions about the conditions under which such interactive approaches work.

Roots of Russia's War in Ukraine

Author(s)
Elizabeth A. Wood, William E. Pomeranz, E. Wayne Merry, Maxim Trudolyubov

Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine presents four perspectives on the origins of the ongoing war in Ukraine that began in February 2014, concentrating on Russian motivations and intentions.

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and Istanbul

Author(s)
Leyla Keough

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the gendered moral economies of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state, following Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul.

Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on the Free Highway by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on the Free Highway

Author(s)
Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Confronting the Internet’s Dark Side is the first book on social responsibility on the Internet. It aims to strike a balance between the free speech principle and the responsibilities of the individual, corporation, state, and the international community.

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points, edited by Lorenz M. Lüthi

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East systematically explores the crucial turning points in the Cold War on all of its diverse fronts and examines the mutual interconnections of events in diverse regional Cold War theaters.

Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran by Saeid Golkar

Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran

Author(s)
Saeid Golkar

In Captive Society, Saeid Golkar surveys Iran’s paramilitary Basij organization, from its history, structure, and relation with the Revolutionary Guard to its roles in society, the economy, and the educational system.

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation by Gabriel Weimann

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation

Author(s)
Gabriel Weimann

The war on terrorism has not been won, Gabriel Weimann argues in Terrorism in Cyberspace, the successor to his seminal 2006 book, Terror on the Internet. Weimann’s book looks at terrorism’s online reach, recent trends, future threats, and ways to mitigate or counter Internet terrorism.

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War, edited by Leopoldo Nuti, Frédéric Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, and Bernd Rother

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War explores the origins, unfolding, and consequences of the crisis surrounding the proposed deployment of new generations of nuclear missile delivery systems across Eastern and Western Europe in the later years of the Cold War.

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru's Migrant Remittances by Karsten Paerregaard

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru's Migrant Remittances

Author(s)
Karsten Paerregaard

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru’s Migrant Remittances is an anthropological account of how Peruvian emigrants raise and remit money and what that means for themselves and for their home communities.

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