Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • European Approaches to United Nations Peacekeeping: Towards a stronger Re-engagement? book cover

    European Approaches to United Nations Peacekeeping

    Towards a stronger Re-engagement?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joachim A. Koops, Giulia Tercovich

    This edited volume provides a comprehensive analysis of European approaches to United Nations peacekeeping by assessing past practice, present obstacles and future potentials related to nine core European countries’ contributions to blue helmet operations. By providing in-depth case studies on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan: In a Time of Western Intervention book cover

    Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan

    In a Time of Western Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Ben Walter

    This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan.It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China and the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Dispute: Escalation and De-escalation book cover

    China and the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Dispute

    Escalation and De-escalation, 1st Edition

    By Balazs Szanto

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute from a foreign policy perspective, focusing on three key stakeholders: China, Japan and the United States.The Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute is a prominent territorial dispute between China and Japan. This book critically assesses that dispute…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 book cover

    Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017, 1st Edition

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counter-insurgency operations undertaken by the Nigerian military against Boko Haram between 2011 and 2017. Based on extensive fieldwork conducted with military units in Nigeria, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria has two main aims. First, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Terrorist Fighters book cover

    Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    1st Edition

    By Jessie Blackbourn, Deniz Kayis, Nicola McGarrity

    Jessie Blackbourn is a research fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford, UK.Deniz Kayis is currently the Associate for Chief Justice Allsop AO of the Federal Court of Australia.Nicola McGarrity is a senior lecturer and the Director of the Terrorism Law Reform…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Enterprise Investigation book cover

    Criminal Enterprise Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Trier

    Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea: When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea book cover

    China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea, 1st Edition

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux.The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Analytical Peace Economics: The illusion of war for peace book cover

    Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jihad in Palestine: Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict book cover

    Jihad in Palestine

    Political Islam and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Shaul Bartal

    The 21st century exists in the shadow of the return of extremist Islam to the center of the world’s political stage, a process that began at the end of the previous century. While researchers have focused on the rise of Hamas, this return has in fact manifested itself in a range of independent…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Civilians and Warfare in World History book cover

    Civilians and Warfare in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Foote, Nadya Williams

    This book explores the role played by civilians in shaping the outcomes of military combat across time and place. This volume explores the contributions civilians have made to warfare in case studies that range from ancient Europe to contemporary Africa and Latin America. Building on philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Counterinsurgency, Security Forces, and the Identification Problem: Distinguishing Friend From Foe book cover

    Counterinsurgency, Security Forces, and the Identification Problem

    Distinguishing Friend From Foe, 1st Edition

    By Jr Magruder

    This book presents a theory and empirical evidence for how security forces can identify militant suspects during counterinsurgency operations.A major oversight on the part of academics and practitioners has been to ignore the critical antecedent issue common to persuasion and coercion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Examining Political Violence: Studies of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Internal War book cover

    Examining Political Violence

    Studies of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and Internal War, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lowe, Austin Turk, Dilip K. Das

    Security is undermined worldwide from political dissident activity and acts of terrorism targeted at innocent victims with no relation to the offenders. This political violence and terrorism plagues all continents and does not originate solely from jihadist groups. With a view towards developing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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