Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • Counter Terrorism Issues: Case Studies in the Courtroom book cover

    Counter Terrorism Issues

    Case Studies in the Courtroom, 1st Edition

    By James Ottavio Castagnera

    The American legal profession and judicial system bear a unique responsibility to set and maintain the balance between defending homeland security and protecting the civil liberties outlined in the Bill of Rights. These competing interests will continue to collide as the threats to our safety grow.…

    Hardback – 2013-03-15
    CRC Press

  • The Military Balance 2013 book cover

    The Military Balance 2013

    1st Edition

    By The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance 2013 is the annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries world-wide. New features of the 2013 edition include: reorganised and expanded analytical essays. New sections on trends in contemporary armed conflicts in Afghanistan…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Routledge
    The Military Balance

  • The Human Side of Disaster book cover

    The Human Side of Disaster

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

  • The Fukushima 2011 Disaster book cover

    The Fukushima 2011 Disaster

    1st Edition

    By Ronald Eisler

    On March 11,2011, Japan experienced the largest earthquake in its history, causing massive property damage. This book summarizes and critically analyzes the natural events and human shortcomings responsible for the failure of the Fukushima reactors during the first year following the accident, and…

    Hardback – 2012-12-15
    CRC Press

  • Critical Approaches to Security: An Introduction to Theories and Methods book cover

    Critical Approaches to Security

    An Introduction to Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Focusing on critical approaches to security, this new textbook offers readers both an overview of the key theoretical perspectives and a variety of methodological techniques.  With a careful explication of core concepts in each chapter and an introduction that traces the…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge

  • Environmental Security: Approaches and Issues book cover

    Environmental Security

    Approaches and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rita Floyd, Richard Matthew

    Economic development, population growth and poor resource management have combined to alter the planet’s natural environment in dramatic and alarming ways. For over twenty years, considerable research and debate have focused on clarifying or disputing linkages between various forms of environmental…

    Paperback – 2012-12-12
    Routledge

  • Critical Terrorism Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods book cover

    Critical Terrorism Studies

    An Introduction to Research Methods, 1st Edition

    By Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit

    This book is an introduction to critical approaches to terrorism studies. While there is a growing body of Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS) literature devoted to empirical examples and conceptual development, very little has been written about how to systematically carry out this kind of research.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-29
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazard Mitigation book cover

    Natural Hazard Mitigation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer

    One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Research Methods in Critical Security Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Surveillance Studies book cover

    Introduction to Surveillance Studies

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Petersen

    Surveillance is a divisive issue—one might say it is inherently controversial. Used by private industry, law enforcement, and for national security, it can be a potent tool for protecting resources and assets. It can also be extremely invasive, calling into question our basic rights to freedom and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-12
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Transportation Security book cover

    Introduction to Transportation Security

    1st Edition

    By Frances L. Edwards, Daniel C. Goodrich

    Transportation is the lifeline of any nation, connecting people, supporting the economy, and facilitating the delivery of vital goods and services. The 9/11 attacks—and other attacks on surface transportation assets, including the bombings in Madrid, London, Moscow, and Mumbai—demonstrate the…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    CRC Press

  • Strategic Survey 2012: The Annual Review of World Affairs book cover

    Strategic Survey 2012

    The Annual Review of World Affairs, 3rd Edition

    By The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and has, since 1966, provided essential analysis of the year’s key events in international…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge
    Strategic Survey

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