Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia book cover

    Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia

    Edited by Edward Lemon

    Central Asia remains on the periphery, both spatially and in people’s imaginations. When the region does attract international attention, it is often related to security issues, including terrorism, ethnic conflict and drug trafficking. This book brings together leading specialists from a range of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-16 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Refugees, Security and the European Union book cover

    Refugees, Security and the European Union

    By Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    Asylum and migration are amongst the most contentious political issues in Europe and it has been argued that migrants and asylum-seekers have been securitized in the EU and socially constructed as security threats. This book analyses the extent and the modalities of the securitization of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Pandemics: The Nature of an Emerging Global Threat book cover

    Pandemics

    The Nature of an Emerging Global Threat

    Edited by Dag K.J.E. von Lubitz, Candace Gibson

    Despite the current and very real threat of global pandemics, there is a dearth of published book and reference resources on the subject. Much scholarly research is conducted and published in various journals. There are political analyses, and studies of the socio-economic impact. While healthcare…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744)

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • National Security book cover

    National Security

    7th Edition

    By Donald M. Snow

    This text analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies. It examines national security from two fundamental fault lines--the end of the Cold War and the evolution of contemporary terrorism, dating from the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tracing their path up to ISIS and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • India and China in Asia: Between Equilibrium and Equations book cover

    India and China in Asia

    Between Equilibrium and Equations

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    Accounting for nearly 40 per cent of the world population, India’s and China’s rise as persuasive powers is heavily influencing the balance of global finance, trade, competition over natural resources, technology, foreign investment and intellectual property rights (IPR), not overlooking the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Exercise Design for Disaster Managers book cover

    Exercise Design for Disaster Managers

    By Jeffrey R. Roth

    Exercises are problem solving tools - they bring people together and inspire "out of the box" thinking. To be efficient, excersises need a deliberate focus on a particular preparedness need or threat, a vision for what the outcome should be, and a plan detailing the structural components needed to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-02 
    CRC Press

  • Russian Imperialism Revisited: Neo-Empire, State Interests and Hegemonic Power book cover

    Russian Imperialism Revisited

    Neo-Empire, State Interests and Hegemonic Power

    By Domitilla Sagramoso

    By examining Russia’s military, economic, political, and diplomatic policies towards the former Soviet states since 1991, this book assesses whether Russian leaders have been able to discard the country’s imperial legacy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism: Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka book cover

    From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka

    By Neil DeVotta

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Evidence Room Management: A Guide for Storage of Physical Property in Law Enforcement book cover

    Evidence Room Management

    A Guide for Storage of Physical Property in Law Enforcement

    By Ronald G. Meyer

    With twice as much content, filled with interactive forms, and 15 years newer than the competition, this book is an essential reference for all law enforcement agencies. Topics include compliance, inspections, oversight, and policies and procedures for ensuring that evidence maintains the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    CRC Press

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