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 
    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 

  • Reversals of Fortune: Why the Hierarchy Of Nations So Often Turns Topsy-Turvy book cover

    Reversals of Fortune

    Why the Hierarchy Of Nations So Often Turns Topsy-Turvy, 1st Edition

    By Ashok Sanjay Guha

    Why has history so often turned the economic and political hierarchy of nations topsy turvy?  This book examines the evidence of the last five hundred years to challenge the two dominant narratives on the answers to this question.  It argues that the explanation lies neither in the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2020-07-14 
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Air Power in the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific: Understanding Regional Security Dynamics book cover

    Air Power in the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific

    Understanding Regional Security Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel

    This book examines the security dynamics of the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific, concentrating upon an analysis and evaluation of the air power capabilities of the various powers active in the two regions. The volume is designed to help improve understanding of the heritage and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2020-07-06 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • 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 

  • 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 
    Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

  • Some Aspects of Japan and Her Defence Forces (1928) book cover

    Some Aspects of Japan and Her Defence Forces (1928)

    1st Edition

    By M.D. Cpt. Kennedy

    First published in 1928, this collection of previously published articles entered the fray of rising tensions between Japan and Anglophone countries such as Britain, Australia and America. Japanese expansion into China had led to fortification of Britain’s Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Territorial Disputes and State Sovereignty: International Law and Politics book cover

    Territorial Disputes and State Sovereignty

    International Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Jorge E. Núñez

      Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, this book opens new ground for research on territorial disputes. Many sovereignty conflicts remain unresolved around the world. Current solutions in law, political science and international relations generally prove problematic to at least one of the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 – 2020-06-25 

  • The Moral Status of Combatants: A New Theory of Just War book cover

    The Moral Status of Combatants

    A New Theory of Just War, 1st Edition

    By Michael Skerker

    This book develops a new contractualist foundation for just war theory, which defends the traditional view of the moral equality of combatants and associated egalitarian moral norms. Traditionally it has been viewed that combatants on both sides of a war have the same right to fight, irrespective…

    Hardback – 2020-06-25 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance: Actors, Practices and Processes book cover

    Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance

    Actors, Practices and Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Calcara, Raluca Csernatoni, Chantal Lavallée

    This book examines the European governance of emerging security technologies. The emergence of technologies such as drones, autonomous robotics, artificial intelligence, cyber and biotechnologies has stimulated worldwide debates on their use, risks, and benefits in both the civilian and the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-25 
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

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