Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • Islamic State’s Online Activity and Responses book cover

    Islamic State’s Online Activity and Responses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Conway, Stuart Macdonald

    Islamic State’s Online Activity and Responses provides a unique examination of Islamic State’s online activity at the peak of its "golden age" between 2014 and 2017 and evaluates some of the principal responses to this phenomenon. Featuring contributions from experts across a range of disciplines,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Expertise in International Interventions: The Politics of Facts, Truth and Authenticity book cover

    Knowledge and Expertise in International Interventions

    The Politics of Facts, Truth and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Roland Kostic

    Knowledge about violent conflict and international intervention is political. It involves power struggles over the objects of knowing (problematization/silencing), how they are known (epistemic practices), and what interpretations are taken into account in policymaking and implementation. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Art of Investigation book cover

    The Art of Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Chelsea A. Binns, Bruce Sackman

    The Art of Investigation examines the qualities required to be a professional, thorough, and effective investigator. As the title suggests, it delves into more than the steps and procedures involved in managing an investigation, it also covers the "soft skills" necessary to effectively direct…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Territorial Designs and International Politics: Inside-out and Outside-in book cover

    Territorial Designs and International Politics

    Inside-out and Outside-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaz Atzili, Burak Kadercan

    Territory is back with a vengeance. Although territorial politics never really went away, it was often perceived that way in public discussion and among scholars. The territorial conflicts of the last several years, however, have raised new academic and policy questions, revived old debates that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • European Diplomacy in Practice: Interrogating Power, Agency and Change book cover

    European Diplomacy in Practice

    Interrogating Power, Agency and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federica Bicchi, Niklas Bremberg

    This book aims to show practice approaches at work in the fields of European diplomacy and security broadly conceived. It sets out to provide readers with a hands-on sense of where research on social practices and European diplomacy, security and foreign policy currently stands. The book reviews…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Challenging Executive Dominance: Legislatures and Foreign Affairs book cover

    Challenging Executive Dominance

    Legislatures and Foreign Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tapio Raunio, Wolfgang Wagner

    Bringing together scholars from Europe and North America, this book examines the engagement of legislatures across the world in foreign and security policy. The articles are specifically chosen to cover the whole range of foreign affairs questions from crisis management and military missions, arms…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding International Conflict Management book cover

    Understanding International Conflict Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charity Butcher, Maia Carter Hallward

    This new textbook introduces key mechanisms and issues in international conflict management and engages students with a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to mitigating, managing, and transforming international conflicts. The volume identifies key historical events and international…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sectarianism in the Contemporary Middle East book cover

    Sectarianism in the Contemporary Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Mabon, Lucia Ardovini

    In recent years, the term sectarianism has been widely used to explain contemporary affairs across the Middle East and North Africa. A range of assumptions about the nature of sectarianism have become prevalent amongst scholars and policy makers who engage with these areas, in part driven by the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia book cover

    Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Francois Ratelle, Laurence Broers

    Recent wars in Eurasia have foregrounded the flows of foreign fighters between distinct insurgent battlefronts. Since 2011 thousands of individuals have travelled from the Caucasus and Central Asia to fight in Syria and Iraq. Caucasians have also appeared in the fighting that followed Ukraine’s…

    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

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