Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes book cover

    Latin American Guerrilla Movements

    Origins, Evolution, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Kruijt, Eduardo Rey Tristán, Alberto Martín Álvarez

    Organized around single country studies embedded in key historical moments, this book introduces students to the shifting and varied guerrilla history of Latin America from the late 1950s to the present. It brings together academics and those directly involved in aspects of the guerrilla movement,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Political Torture in Popular Culture: The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate book cover

    Political Torture in Popular Culture

    The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate, 1st Edition

    By Alex Adams

    Political Torture in Popular Culture argues that the literary, filmic, and popular cultural representation of political torture has been one of the defining dimensions of the torture debate that has taken place in the course of the post-9/11 global war on terrorism. The book argues that cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement: China and the European Union in Africa book cover

    Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement

    China and the European Union in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Barton

    The EU and China are often characterised as parties whose bilateral political differences still remain too large to bridge, so that they have failed to convert rhetorical promises into tangible results of cooperation, particularly with regards to the field of international security. Yet in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Modern Maritime Piracy: Genesis, Evolution and Responses book cover

    Modern Maritime Piracy

    Genesis, Evolution and Responses, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. McCabe

    This book examines the complex phenomena of modern maritime piracy.The work offers a cutting-edge analysis of modern maritime piracy in the two most pirate-prone regions – southeast Asia and northeast Africa – from the late twentieth century to the modern day. These case studies present a detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979 book cover

    US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979, 1st Edition

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979.The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Regional Institutions, Geopolitics and Economics in the Asia-Pacific: Evolving Interests and Strategies book cover

    Regional Institutions, Geopolitics and Economics in the Asia-Pacific

    Evolving Interests and Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven B. Rothman, Utpal Vyas, Yoichiro Sato

    This volume discusses the relationship between economics, geopolitics and regional institutional growth and development in the Asia-Pacific region. How do states (re)define their relationships amid the current global power transition? How do rival actors influence the rules and formation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the Social Sciences book cover

    Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors: Distance in international law book cover

    The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law, 1st Edition

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the exercise of authority by the UN Security Council and its subsidiary organs over individuals. The UN Security Council was created in 1945 as an outcome of World War II under the predominant assumption that it exercises its authority against states. Under this assumption, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings: A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath book cover

    Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Quasi-state Entities and International Criminal Justice: Legitimising Narratives and Counter-Narratives book cover

    Quasi-state Entities and International Criminal Justice

    Legitimising Narratives and Counter-Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Dijxhoorn

    This book explores the intended and unintended impact of international criminal justice on the legitimacy of quasi-state entities (QSEs). In order to do so, the concept of ‘quasi-state entity’ is introduced to distinguish actors in statehood conflicts that aspire to statehood, and fulfil statehood…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Time, Globalization and Human Experience: Interdisciplinary Explorations book cover

    Time, Globalization and Human Experience

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    This edited volume focuses on the intersection of time and globalization, as manifested across a variety of economic, political, cultural, and environmental contexts. Since David Harvey’s influential characterization of globalization as "time-space compression", ample research has looked at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security: The Evolution of American Maritime Power book cover

    US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Bruns

    This book examines US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. This study uses the concept of seapower as a framework to explain the military and political application of sea power and naval force for the United…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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