Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • On the Significance of Religion in Conflict and Conflict Resolution book cover

    On the Significance of Religion in Conflict and Conflict Resolution

    1st Edition

    By Christine Schliesser, Ayse S. Kadayifci-Orellana, Pauline Kollontai

    In this ground-breaking volume 'The Significance of Religion in Conflict and Conflict Resolution', Kadayifci-Orellana, Kollontai and Schliesser analyze the role of religion in conflict and conflict resolution from the perspectives of Judaism, Christianity and Islam and by bringing different…

    Paperback – 2020-08-11 
    Routledge
    Religion Matters

  • Humanitarian Protection: Principles, Law and Practice book cover

    Humanitarian Protection

    Principles, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Simon Robins, Majida Rasul

    This volume takes a humanitarian perspective to protection in conflicts and seeks to introduce the what and the how of doing protection work, and the impact of the new humanitarian politics on its practice. Humanitarian protection lies at the heart of the new prominence of humanitarian action: ‘…

    Paperback – 2020-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Weak States and Spheres of Great Power Competition book cover

    Weak States and Spheres of Great Power Competition

    1st Edition

    By Hanna Kassab

    This book explains the development of the international system’s present-day balance of power by exploring three central questions: (1) under what conditions has the international system order evolved from a unipolar system to the current multipolar system? 2) What are its major states? 3) How do…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Research Methods in Defence Studies: A Multidisciplinary Overview book cover

    Research Methods in Defence Studies

    A Multidisciplinary Overview, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delphine Deschaux-Dutard

    This textbook provides an overview of qualitive and quantitative methods used in different social sciences to investigate defence issues. Recently, defence issues have become of increasing interest to researchers in the social sciences, but they raise specific methodological questions. This volume…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Usman A. Tar

    This book will illuminate how Africa’s defence and security environments have been radically altered by dramatic changes in world politics and local ramifications. The contributions will critically highlight the transnational dimensions of counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency in Africa, and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Why Nations Put to Sea: Technology and the Changing Character of Sea Power in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Why Nations Put to Sea

    Technology and the Changing Character of Sea Power in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Kevin L. Falk

    Originally published in 2000, this book describes the relation between technology and the exercise of sea power. It emphasizes the importance of mastering and maintaining technology for the means of exercising maritime power whether the USA is at peace or in a time of conflict. The changing…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge
    Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

  • US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014: 'A Force for Good' book cover

    US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014

    'A Force for Good', 1st Edition

    By Anthony Teitler

    Providing a study of US policy towards Afghanistan from the Soviet intervention of 1979 to the exit of US/International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) combat troops at the end of 2014, this book examines how the United States’ construction of its interests has shaped its long-term involvement…

    Hardback – 2020-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Targeted Killings, Law and Counter-Terrorism Effectiveness: Does Fair Play Pay Off? book cover

    Targeted Killings, Law and Counter-Terrorism Effectiveness

    Does Fair Play Pay Off?, 1st Edition

    By Ophir Falk

    This book examines the permissibility and effectiveness of targeted killing in campaigns against terror. Targeted killing has become a primary counterterrorism measure used by several countries in their confrontation with lethal threats. The practice has been extensively used by the US in…

    Hardback – 2020-06-24 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Sport and the Home Front: Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-45 book cover

    Sport and the Home Front

    Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-45, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Taylor

    Sport and the Home Front contributes in significant and original ways to our understanding of the social and cultural history of the Second World War. It explores the complex and contested treatment of sport in government policy, media representations and the everyday lives of wartime citizens.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Indian Defence Policy: Themes, Structures and Doctrines book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Indian Defence Policy

    Themes, Structures and Doctrines, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Harsh V. Pant

    The Routledge Handbook of Indian Defence Policy brings together the most eminent scholarship in South Asia on India’s defence policy and contemporary military history. It maps India’s political and military profile in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, and analyses its emergence as a global…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    Routledge India

  • Wittgenstein and the Nature of Violence book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Nature of Violence

    1st Edition

    By R. Krishnaswamy

    How do we explain violence? What is so significant of modern forms of violence that it has produced such large-scale destruction in its wake? This volume builds on the political philosophy of Wittgenstein, his notions of peace and violence, to explore how violence in any form is contained within…

    Paperback – 2020-06-19 
    Routledge India
    Peacemakers

  • Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law book cover

    Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eve Massingham, Annabel McConnachie

    This book explores the nature and scope of the provision requiring States to ‘ensure respect’ for international humanitarian law (IHL) contained within Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. It examines the interpretation and application of this provision in a range of contexts, both…

    Hardback – 2020-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

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