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James, Patrick 1957-

Works: 92 works in 225 publications in 1 language and 8,022 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Textbooks  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Lighting designer , Lyricist, Performer
Classifications: GN496, 305.8
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Most widely held works by Patrick James
The myth of the sacred the Charter, the courts and the politics of the constitution in Canada by Patrick James ( )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolutionary theory and ethnic conflict by Patrick James ( )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crisis and war by Patrick James ( )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peace in the midst of wars : preventing and managing international ethnic conflicts ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, David Carment and Patrick James explore the intractable problem of pervasive ethnic struggle - the defining characteristic of international relations after the Cold War. Peace in the Midst of Wars provides a context for studying potentially violent ethnic conflicts and existing mechanisms to deal with them; evaluates regional and international instruments for conflict prevention; and suggests measures for improving peacekeeping and conflict prevention policies." "The goal of this book is threefold. First, it identifies the domestic and international conditions that often lead to violent ethnic strife. Second, it offers preventive strategies that third parties can employ to reduce tensions. Finally, it takes on what is perhaps the most challenging task: finding ways to make peacekeeping operations more likely to succeed."--Jacket
Wars in the midst of peace : the international politics of ethnic conflict ( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume of essays assembles a diverse array of approaches to the problems of ethnic conflict, with researchers and scholars using pure theory, comparative case studies, and aggregate data analysis to approach the complex questions facing today's leaders
Who intervenes? : ethnic conflict and interstate crisis by David Carment ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Civil-military dynamics, democracy, and international conflict : a new quest for international peace by Seung-Whan Choi ( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Addressing decision-making over interstate disputes and the democratic peace thesis, Choi and James build an interactive foreign policy decision-making model with a special emphasis on civil-military relations, conscription, diplomatic channels and media openness. The findings are that media openness contributes to peaceful resolution of disputes, that the greater the influence of the military the more likely for there to be interstate disputes, that conscription is likely to have the same effect, and that increases in diplomatic interaction correlate with increased conflict are sure to generate debate."--BOOK JACKET
Crisis and change in world politics by Michael Brecher ( Book )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crisis, conflict, and instability by Michael Brecher ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The international relations of Middle-Earth : learning from The lord of the rings by Abigail E Ruane ( Book )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on their successful undergraduate course at the University of Southern California, Abigail E. Ruane and Patrick James provide an introduction to International Relations using J. R. R. Tolkien's fantastically popular trilogy The Lord of the Rings. Because Tolkien's major themes--such as good versus evil and human agency versus determinism--are perennially relevant to International Relations, The Lord of the Rings is well suited for application to the study of politics in our own world. This innovative combination of social science and humanities approaches to illustrate key concepts engages students and stimulates critical thinking in new and exciting ways
Politics and rationality ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International relations and scientific progress : structural realism reconsidered by Patrick James ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rethinking realism in international relations : between tradition and innovation ( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume draws on international scholars from diverse perspectives to provide a timely, focused debate on the future of realist theory in international relations. Part I presents novel contributions to realist theory building, including suggested elaborations of Mearsheimer's offensive realist variant, a reconsideration of the role of revisionism in structural realist theory, a bridge to the English School of international relations, and a critique of trends in realist theorizing since the end of the Cold War. In part II, structural and neoclassical realists provide empirical analysis of foreign policy behavior, the role of geopolitics, and the grand strategies of major powers. The chapters in part III assess the viability of the ways forward for realism from realist, critical, and feminist perspectives. This tightly integrated intellectual exchange presents a transnational overview of the evolution and potential future of the realist paradigm. The volume editors conclude with an assessment of the current state of realism and suggest ways for the debate to move forward
Canadian studies in the new millennium by Mark J Kasoff ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Canadian Studies in the New Millennium features: chapters by leading and up-and-coming Canadian Studies educators; comparison of Canadian and American views on historical events and current affairs; major focus on issues related to Canadian identity and unity; exploration of challenges to Canadian national security and opportunities in the global economy; and emphasis on critical analysis and interdisciplinary approaches as they relate to Canada."--BOOK JACKET
Constitutional politics in Canada after the Charter : liberalism, communitarianism, and systemism by Patrick James ( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since the Charter of Rights and Freedoms was introduced in 1982, Canada has experienced countless debates on constitutional politics and about the future of Canada. There has, however, been no systematic attempt to identify general theories about Canada's constitutional evolution. Patrick James corrects this oversight by using systemism to identify and assess five theories within the liberal and communitarian paradigms and within the context of major issues such as the role of the courts and the status of Aboriginal peoples. By adding clarity to familiar debates, this succinct assessment of major writings on constitutional politics sharpens our vision of the past - and the future - of the Canadian federation."--BOOK JACKET
Handbook of Canadian foreign policy by Patrick James ( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy is the most comprehensive book of its kind, offering an updated examination of Canada's international role some 15 years after the dismantling of the Berlin Wall ushered in a new era in world politics. Highlighting both well-known and understudied topics, this handbook presents a marriage of the familiar and the underappreciated that enables readers to grasp much of the complexity of current Canadian foreign policy and appreciate the challenges policymakers must meet in the early 21st century
Religion, identity, and global governance : ideas, evidence and practice ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploring topics such as Pope John Paul II's Just War, the role of religious NGOs in relation to states, and religious extremism among Muslims in India, the contributors highlight the central role that religion can play in foreign policy. Taken together, these essays contend that global governance cannot and will not improve unless it can find a way to coexist with the powerful force of religion."--pub. desc
Canada and conflict by Patrick James ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Award-winning scholar Patrick James surveys Canada's role in international conflict in the new millennium. He discusses key figures, including General Rick Hillier, Hamid Karzai, George W. Bush, and members of the Obama administration, as well as successive governments within Canada. He evaluates key military operations and sites of engagement, as well as strategies for reconstruction in Afghanistan, and later in Libya. Additional topics include NATO and the UN, Canada's growing concern over failed and failing states, and the risks associated with peacekeeping coalitions. James concludes by drawing on the best insights from the field of international relations to speculate about possible future directions."--pub. desc
Historical development of arch dams in Australia : from advanced designs to engineering failures by Hubert Chanson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canadian Studies 1981-2011: International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) 1981-2011 : Conseil International D'etudes Canadiennes (CIEC) by Klaus-Dieter Ertler ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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