The Importance of Being Sorry
This book looks into the role and effects of public apologies in international relations. It focuses on two major questions - why and when do states issue apologies for historic crimes and how and under what conditions are these apologies successful in remedying conflictive relationships? In...
To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge
Identity and Diversity in Security Studies
Series: PRIO New Security Studies
This book offers an overview of the many strands of contemporary security studies and a path towards a dialogue about the theoretical, empirical, and methodological identity of this important research field. We think that the described silence between different schools of thought,...
To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge
Between Coercion and Cooperation
This volume evaluates the impact of coercive arms control efforts to curb the spread of weapons of mass destruction in the twenty-first century. A new paradigm in arms control is gradually replacing the idea that mutually agreed restrictions on armaments can improve international security. Thus,...
Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge
The Problem of Unintended Consequences
Series: Contemporary Security Studies
This book explores the unintended consequences of security governance actions and explores how their effects can be limited. Security governance describes new modes of security policy that differ from traditional approaches to national and international security. While traditional security policy...
Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge