Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management book cover

    Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management, 1st Edition

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait book cover

    The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • European Strategy in the 21st Century: New Future for Old Power book cover

    European Strategy in the 21st Century

    New Future for Old Power, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop

    This book argues that Europe, through the European Union (EU), should act as a great power in the 21st century. The course of world politics is determined by the interaction between great powers. Those powers are the US, the established power; Russia, the declining power; China, the rising power;…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding: The Liberal Peace Challenged book cover

    The 'Local Turn' in Peacebuilding

    The Liberal Peace Challenged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joakim Ojendal, Isabell Schierenbeck, Caroline Hughes

    Contemporary practices of international peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction are often unsatisfactory. There is now a growing awareness of the significance of local governments and local communitites as an intergrated part of peacebuilding in order to improve quality and enhance precision…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Building Peace: Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Building Peace

    Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Moving seamlessly from the global to the local, from the politics of institutions to the theoretical apparatus through which we analyse peace and security governance, the contributions to this volume draw attention to the operations of gendered power in peacebuilding across diverse contexts and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack book cover

    Soft Target Hardening

    Protecting People from Attack, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    The US government spends billions of dollars to secure strategic and tactical assets at home and abroad against enemy attack. However, as "hard targets" such as military installations and government buildings are further strengthened, vulnerable soft targets are increasingly in the crosshairs of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning book cover

    Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

    1st Edition

    By Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security Law: A Primer book cover

    Homeland Security Law

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Tyll van Geel

    Since 2001 the U.S. government has been engaged in the delicate balancing act of seeking to protect the country against terrorism, both foreign-connected and wholly domestic, while taking into account a number of constitutional protections that can all too easily be trammelled in the effort to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Armed Conflict, Women and Climate Change book cover

    Armed Conflict, Women and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Jody M. Prescott

    The gender-differentiated and more severe impacts of armed conflict upon women and girls are well recognised by the international community, as demonstrated by UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and subsequent resolutions. Similarly, the development community…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Countering Online Propaganda and Extremism: The Dark Side of Digital Diplomacy book cover

    Countering Online Propaganda and Extremism

    The Dark Side of Digital Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corneliu Bjola, James Pamment

    Exploring the ‘dark side’ of digital diplomacy, this volume highlights some of the major problems facing democratic institutions in the West and provides concrete examples of best practice in reversing the tide of digital propaganda. Digital diplomacy is now part of the regular conduct of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Preventing and Managing Violence in Organizations: Workplace Violence, Targeted Violence, and Active Shooters book cover

    Preventing and Managing Violence in Organizations

    Workplace Violence, Targeted Violence, and Active Shooters, 1st Edition

    By Marc H. Siegel

    Organizations of all types and sizes, whether they are a business, educational institution, healthcare provider, or house-of-worship, need to plan for the possibility of violent acts that may impact its people, assets, and activities. Preventing and Managing Violence in Organizations: Workplace…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    CRC Press

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