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Routledge Global Security Studies


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Global Security Studies is a series for cutting-edge monographs and books on international security. It emphasizes cutting-edge scholarship on the forces reshaping global security and the dilemmas facing decision-makers the world over. The series stresses security issues relevant in many countries and regions, accessible to broad professional and academic audiences as well as to students, and enduring through explicit theoretical foundations.

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Nuclear Terrorism Countering the Threat

Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat

1st Edition

Edited By Brecht Volders, Tom Sauer
June 16, 2017

This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. Nuclear terrorism is perceived as one of the most immediate and extreme threats to global security today. While the international community has made important progress in securing fissile ...

Global Nuclear Disarmament Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives

Global Nuclear Disarmament: Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Nik Hynek, Michal Smetana
May 25, 2017

This book examines the issue of nuclear disarmament in different strategic, political, and regional contexts. This volume seeks to provide a rich theoretical and practical insight to one of the major topics in the field of international security: global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Renewed calls...

Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Century The New Disorder

Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Century: The New Disorder

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Cimbala
March 13, 2017

This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among ...

International Relations Theory and European Security We Thought We Knew

International Relations Theory and European Security: We Thought We Knew

1st Edition

Edited By Lorenzo Cladi, Andrea Locatelli
February 27, 2017

This book engages with key contemporary European security issues from a variety of different theoretical standpoints, in an attempt to uncover the drivers of foreign policy and defence integration in the EU. Although European foreign policy has been attracting an ever-increasing number of ...

International and Regional Security The Causes of War and Peace

International and Regional Security: The Causes of War and Peace

1st Edition

By Benjamin Miller
November 04, 2016

This volume is a collection of the best essays of Professor Benjamin Miller on the subjects of international and regional security. The book analyses the interrelationships between international politics and regional and national security, with a special focus on the sources of international ...

Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence Theory, Policy and History

Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence: Theory, Policy and History

1st Edition

By Jan Ludvik
October 31, 2016

This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is ...

Nuclear Proliferation and the Psychology of Political Leadership Beliefs, Motivations and Perceptions

Nuclear Proliferation and the Psychology of Political Leadership: Beliefs, Motivations and Perceptions

1st Edition

By Kelly O'Reilly
July 19, 2016

This book offers a novel approach to understanding the puzzle of nuclear proliferation by examining how leaders’ beliefs and perceptions about the international system influence states' decisions to acquire nuclear weapons. Today, there is a persisting dilemma over the spread of nuclear weapons for...

Reconceptualizing Deterrence Nudging Toward Rationality in Middle Eastern Rivalries

Reconceptualizing Deterrence: Nudging Toward Rationality in Middle Eastern Rivalries

1st Edition

By Elli Lieberman
July 19, 2016

This book offers a reconceptualisation of conventional deterrence theory, and applies it to enduring rivalries in the Middle East. The work argues that many of the problems encountered in the development of deterrence theory lay in the fact that it was developed during the Cold War, when the ...

Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention: Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

1st Edition

Edited By Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh
June 28, 2016

This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international ...

Nuclear Weapons and International Security Collected Essays

Nuclear Weapons and International Security: Collected Essays

1st Edition

By Ramesh Thakur
March 14, 2016

This volume brings together more than three decades of research and writings by Professor Ramesh Thakur on the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Following an introduction to the current nuclear state of play, the book addresses the challenge of nuclear weapons in three parts. Part I describes ...

Regional Peacemaking and Conflict Management A Comparative Approach

Regional Peacemaking and Conflict Management: A Comparative Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Carmela Lutmar, Benjamin Miller
December 01, 2015

This volume examines mechanisms for regional peacemaking and conflict management in Europe and the Middle East. To date little research has been devoted to uncovering the conditions for peace, and the factors that contribute to stabilizing the state of peace. This volume assesses the factors that ...

The Evolution of Military Power in the West and Asia Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era

The Evolution of Military Power in the West and Asia: Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era

1st Edition

Edited By Pauline Eadie, Wyn Rees
October 05, 2015

This book investigates how states in both the West and Asia have responded to multi-dimensional security challenges since the end of the Cold War, focusing on military transformation. Looking at a cross-section of different countries, this volume assesses how their armed forces have responded to a...

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