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  1. Information Technology and Military Power
    Militaries with state-of-the-art information technology sometimes bog down in confusing conflicts. To understand why, it is important to understand the micro-foundations of military power in the information age, and this is exactly... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2020
    Hardback | £37.00
  2. Why Containment Works
    Why Containment Works examines the conduct of American foreign policy during and after the Cold War through the lens of applied policy analysis. Wallace J. Thies argues that the Bush Doctrine after 2002 was a theory of victory—a... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2020
    Hardback | £43.00
  3. The Myth of the Nuclear Revolution
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  4. Reputation for Resolve
    How do reputations form in international politics? What influence do these reputations have on the conduct of international affairs? In Reputation for Resolve, Danielle L. Lupton takes a new approach to answering these enduring... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2020
    Hardback | £43.00
  5. Super Bomb
    Super Bomb unveils the story of the events leading up to President Harry S. Truman's 1950 decision to develop a "super," or hydrogen, bomb. That fateful decision and its immediate consequences are detailed in a diverse and complete... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2020
    Hardback | £34.00
  6. Tempting Fate
    Why would countries without nuclear weapons even think about fighting nuclear-armed opponents? A simple answer is that no one believes nuclear weapons will be used. But that answer fails to consider why nonnuclear state leaders... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 2019
    Hardback | £43.00
  7. Gender, War, and World Order
    Motivated by the lack of scholarly understanding of the substantial gender difference in attitudes toward the use of military force, Richard C. Eichenberg has mined a massive data set of public opinion surveys to draw new and... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2019
    Hardback | £43.00
  8. The Costs of Conversation
    After a war breaks out, what factors influence the warring parties' decisions about whether to talk to their enemy, and when may their position on wartime diplomacy change? How do we get from only fighting to also talking?In The... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2019
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  9. Covert Regime Change
    States seldom resort to war to overthrow their adversaries. They are more likely to attempt to covertly change the opposing regime, by assassinating a foreign leader, sponsoring a coup d’état, meddling in a democratic election,... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2018
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  10. When Right Makes Might
    Why do great powers accommodate the rise of some challengers but contain and confront others, even at the risk of war? When Right Makes Might proposes that the ways in which a rising power legitimizes its expansionist aims significantly... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2018
    Hardback | £39.00
  11. Atomic Assurance
    Do alliances curb efforts by states to develop nuclear weapons? Atomic Assurance looks at what makes alliances sufficiently credible to prevent nuclear proliferation; how alliances can break down and so encourage nuclear proliferation;... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2018
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  12. Unrivaled
    The United States has been the world's dominant power for more than a century. Now many analysts believe that other countries are rising and the United States is in decline. Is the unipolar moment over? Is America finished as... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2018
    Hardback | £25.99
  13. Rising Titans, Falling Giants
    As a rising great power flexes its muscles on the political-military scene it must examine how to manage its relationships with states suffering from decline; and it has to do so in a careful and strategic manner. In Rising Titans,... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2018
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  14. Stopping the Bomb
    Stopping the Bomb examines the historical development and effectiveness of American efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Nicholas L. Miller offers here a novel theory that argues changes in American nonproliferation... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Hardback | £41.00
  15. Twilight of the Titans
    In this bold new perspective on the United States–China power transition, Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent examine all great power transitions since 1870. They find that declining and rising powers have strong incentives... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Hardback | £37.00
  16. Secession and Security
    "The book is an excellent addition to the scholarly literature on subnational movements, both past and present, offering a range of insights to policymakers across the globe."—Ayesha Jalal, author of The Struggle for Pakistan... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2017
    Hardback | £34.00
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