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The full list of Routledge Military & Strategic Studies titles reviewed as Recommended, Highly Recommended, and Essential by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda

    Women as Rescuers and Perpetrators, 1st Edition

    By Sara E. Brown

    This book examines the mobilization, role, and trajectory of women rescuers and perpetrators during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. While much has been written about the victimization of women during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, very little has been said about women who rescued targeted victims or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • China’s Cyber Power

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Inkster

    China’s emergence as a major global power is reshaping the cyber domain. The country has the world’s largest internet-user community, a growing economic footprint and increasingly capable military and intelligence services. Harnessing these assets, it is pursuing a patient, assertive foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06
    Adelphi series

  • Researching the Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro, Sabina Frederic

    Researching the Military focuses on the experiences of researchers who study the military around the world. It explores the historical, social, institutional and personal factors that frame research and scrutinize the way knowledge in this area impacts society and policy. More than merely…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Cass Military Studies

  • Strategy and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    This book examines the subject of strategy and its relationship with politics. Despite the fact that strategy is always the product of political process, the relationship between the two concepts and their ancillary activities has scarcely been touched by scholars. This book corrects that serious…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17

  • Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War

    1st Edition

    By William H. Shaw

    This book offers a detailed utilitarian analysis of the ethical issues involved in war. Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War addresses the two basic ethical questions posed by war: when, if ever, are we morally justified in waging war, and if recourse to arms is warranted, how are we permitted to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Cooperative Peacekeeping in Africa

    Exploring Regime Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Malte Brosig

    This book examines peacekeeping in Africa, exploring how the various actors are forming an African security regime complex. The changing dynamics of peacekeeping in today’s world have encouraged a more cooperative approach between international and regional actors. At the centre of this book is the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Cass Series on Peacekeeping

  • International Relations Theory and European Security

    We Thought We Knew, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorenzo Cladi, Andrea Locatelli

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism

    Countering the Radical Mindset, 1st Edition

    By Frances L. Flannery

    This book explores a cross-cultural worldview called 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies the majority of terrorist movements in the twenty-first century. Although not all apocalypticism is violent, in its extreme forms radical apocalypticism gives rise to terrorists as varied as members of Al…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Political Violence

  • Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays on all aspects of Latin American Security by a mix of established and emerging scholars. The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate, taking into account that…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21

  • Military Families and War in the 21st Century

    Comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rene Moelker, Manon Andres, Gary Bowen, Philippe Manigart

    This book focuses on the key issues that affect military families when soldiers are deployed overseas, focusing on the support given to military personnel and families before, during and after missions. Today’s postmodern armies are expected to provide social-psychological support both to their…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Critical Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Cold War History

  • Al Qaeda's Global Crisis

    The Islamic State, Takfir and the Genocide of Muslims, 1st Edition

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims…

    Hardback – 2015-01-23
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • (In)Security and the Production of International Relations

    The Politics of Securitisation in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Hagmann

    This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats?…

    Hardback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Russia's Security Policy under Putin

    A critical perspective, 1st Edition

    By Aglaya Snetkov

    This book examines the evolution of Russia’s security policy under Putin in the 21st century, using a critical security studies approach. Drawing on critical approaches to security the book investigates the interrelationship between the internal-external nexus and the politics of (in)security and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • Radicalization in Western Europe

    Integration, Public Discourse and Loss of Identity among Muslim Communities, 1st Edition

    By Carolin Görzig, Khaled Al-Hashimi

    Employing a theoretical framework based on the concept of identity loss, this book seeks to understand why increased integration has stimulated greater radicalization among the Muslim populations in Western Europe. Through extensive field research in four European countries – the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Mercenaries, Hybrid Armies and National Security

    Private Soldiers and the State in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Varin

    This book assesses the use of ‘mercenaries’ by states, and their integration into the national armed forces as part of a new hybridisation trend of contemporary armies. Governments, especially in the West, are undertaking an unprecedented wave of demilitarisation and military budget cuts.…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10
    LSE International Studies Series

  • Arab Approaches to Conflict Resolution

    Mediation, Negotiation and Settlement of Political Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Nahla Yassine-Hamdan, Frederic S Pearson

    This book examines Arab approaches to mediation, negotiation and settlement of political disputes. This book proposes that two clusters of independent variables are potentially responsible for the distinctive nature of Arab conflict resolution. Firstly, those linked with Arab political regimes and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of…

    Hardback – 2014-05-29

  • NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc

    Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69, 1st Edition

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente. As part of the wider history of Cold War Alliances, the detailed assessments of the NATO experts regarding the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-21
    Cold War History

  • Understanding Civil Wars

    Continuity and change in intrastate conflict, 1st Edition

    By Edward Newman

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Newman, Karl DeRouen, Jr.

    This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world. Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised violence since the end of World War II, and certainly in the contemporary era. These…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18

  • Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War

    Just War Theory in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas G. Evans, Adam Henschke

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary extensions and alternatives to the just war tradition in the field of the ethics of war. The modern history of just war has typically assumed the primacy of four particular elements: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, the state actor, and…

    Hardback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Anglo-American Relations

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book provides an examination of contemporary Anglo-American relations. Sometimes controversially referred to as the Special Relationship, Anglo-American relations constitute arguably the most important bilateral relationship of modern times. However, in recent years, there have been frequent…

    Hardback – 2012-11-29
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Transatlantic Relations since 1945

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jussi Hanhimaki, Benedikt Schoenborn, Barbara Zanchetta

    Transatlantic Relations Since 1945 offers a comprehensive account of transatlantic relations in the second half of the 20th century (extending to the present-day). The transatlantic relationship has been the bedrock of international relations since the end of World War II. This new textbook will…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15

  • The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in…

    Hardback – 2012-01-11

  • The US Military

    A Basic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Judith Hicks Stiehm

    This book provides a basic guide to the US military and will raise questions for further discussion by students and other curious readers. The US Military provides an accessible starting-point for those with a limited knowledge of this institution. Covering a wide range of subject matter, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Cass Military Studies

  • A Perpetual Menace

    Nuclear Weapons and International Order, 1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Written by a leading scholar in the field of nuclear weapons and international relations, this book examines ‘the problem of order’ arising from the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This central problem of international order has its origins in the nineteenth century, when…

    Paperback – 2011-09-14
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • A Post-Liberal Peace

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Richmond

    This book examines how the liberal peace experiment of the post-Cold War environment has failed to connect with its target populations, which have instead set about transforming it according to their own local requirements. Liberal peacebuilding has caused a range of unintended consequences. These…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Terrorism Versus Democracy

    The Liberal State Response, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Wilkinson

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ‘war on terror’, which President…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27
    Political Violence

  • The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roman V. Sidortsov

    This Handbook examines the subject of energy security: its definition, dimensions, ways to measure and index it, and the complicating factors that are often overlooked. The volume identifies varying definitions and dimensions of energy security, including those that prioritize security of supply…

    Hardback – 2010-12-17

  • Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect

    Security and human rights, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Gabriela Badescu

    This book explores attempts to develop a more acceptable account of the principles and mechanisms associated with humanitarian intervention, which has become known as the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P). Cases of genocide and mass violence have raised endless debates about the theory and…

    Hardback – 2010-11-17
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

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