Security Studies

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Cautious Beginnings

Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-51

UBC Press

A convincing portrait of Canada's active role in Second World War intelligence gathering.

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The Paradoxes of Peacebuilding Post-9/11

Edited by Stephen Baranyi
UBC Press

What kind of peace is possible in the post-9/11 world? Is sustainable peace an illusion in a world where foreign military interventions are replacing peace negotiations as starting points for postwar reconstruction? Grappling with these questions, this book presents six provocative case studies authored by respected peacebuilding practitioners in their own societies.

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Surveillance

Power, Problems, and Politics

UBC Press

This book examines surveillance as both cause and effect of social and political problems.

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The New Silk Road Diplomacy

China's Central Asian Foreign Policy since the Cold War

UBC Press

The New Silk Road Diplomacy traces how China, faced with internal and external challenges to its authority following the collapse of the Soviet Union, constructed a gradualist approach to Central Asia that prioritized multilateral diplomacy.

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Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64

UBC Press

Canada, the Congo Crisis, and UN Peacekeeping, 1960-64 reveals the complex web of influences that shaped Canada’s relationship with Africa and its involvement in UN peacekeeping.

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Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence, 1954-2009

Déjà Vu All Over Again

UBC Press

This insightful book offers an explanation for Canada’s uncertain response to US ballistic missile defence initiatives from the 1950s to the present.

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Locating Global Order

American Power and Canadian Security after 9/11

UBC Press

This volume unveils how the security policies of allied powers, such as Canada, are integral to the creation and maintenance of a US-led global order.

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Panoptic Dreams

Streetscape Video Surveillance in Canada

UBC Press

A definitive study of the implementation and implications of streetscape video surveillance systems in Canada.

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Globalizing Citizenship

UBC Press

This book traces how border controls and detention practices, particularly in the post-9/11 era, are transforming citizenship into a globalizing regime to regulate mobility.

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Arming the Chinese

The Western Armaments Trade in Warlord China, 1920-28, Second Edition

UBC Press

Anthony Chan repositions his classic account of the arms trade in warlord China within the paradigm of critical militarism and state criminality.

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