International Politics

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Modern Warfare

Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law

Edited by Benjamin Perrin
UBC Press

A multifaceted exploration of how humanitarian organizations, private militaries, and non-state armed groups are shaking the foundations of international humanitarian law.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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Give Me Shelter

The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence

UBC Press

Give Me Shelter is a revealing examination of Canada’s efforts to prepare its citizens to face nuclear war, from 1945-63.

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Romancing the Revolution

The Myth of Soviet Democracy and the British Left

Athabasca University Press

This revealing history examines the impact of the myth of Soviet democracy: the belief that Russia was embarking on a brave experiment in a form of popular government more genuine and advanced than even the best forms of parliamentarism.

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Against Orthodoxy

Studies in Nationalism

UBC Press

This volume challenges conventional approaches to the study of nationalism in the context of its violent resurgence.

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Globalization and Local Adaptation in International Trade Law

UBC Press

Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.

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