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978-1-78661-165-9 • Hardback • November 2020 • $126.00 • (£97.00)
978-1-5381-4987-4 • Paperback • May 2022 • $36.00 • (£28.00)
978-1-78661-166-6 • eBook • November 2020 • $34.00 • (£26.00)
Nik Hynek is Full Professor specializing in International Security. He works at Metropolitan University Prague and Charles University in Prague.
Anzhelika Solovyeva is a Lecturer in Strategic Studies at the Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague.
Chapter 1. Theorizing International Security Regimes: From Three Waves of ‘Isms’ to the Power-Analytical Approach
Chapter 2. The 19th Century Security Regime Complex
Chapter 3. From Landmines to Cluster Munitions: Resurfacing and Spill-Over of Transhistorical Humanitarian Disarmament
Chapter 4. Small Arms and Light Weapons: From Humanitarian Disarmament to Arms Trade Treaty
Chapter 5. Humanitarianism Meets Nuclear Arms Control
Chapter 6. On the Verge of Change? ‘Killer Robots’ and Security Regulation
A theoretical rich account of humanitarian disarmament regimes that challenges the naive optimism of their proponents, coupled with a sophisticated account of the complex power dynamics at work in seemingly progressive arms control policies and practices.
— Keith Krause, Director of Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland
Hynek and Solovyeva have breathed new life into the subject of regimes by bringing to the fore the different kinds of power. The applications to a range of security and humanitarian regimes are fascinating, penetrating, and challenges prevailing views.
— Robert Jervis, Author of How Statesmen Think