Politics & International Relations: Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns

  • Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active Violence — Assessing, Negotiating, and Assaulting book cover

    Countering New(est) Terrorism

    Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active Violence — Assessing, Negotiating, and Assaulting

    By Bruce Newsome, William James Stewart, Aarefah Mosavi

    How should we analyze and assess new terrorist behaviors? What are the particular risks and challenges from new terrorism? Should we negotiate with terrorists, and, if so, how? When should we use force against terrorists? Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04 
    CRC Press

  • Policies and Practices for Preventing Mass Atrocities book cover

    Policies and Practices for Preventing Mass Atrocities

    Edited by Barbara Harff, Ted Robert Gurr

    What can be done, in practice, to warn about and organize political action to prevent genocide and political mass murder, and to respond to it after they have begun? All the contributors to this volume are either experts or practitioners, often both, who have contributed in substantial ways to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • When Does Terrorism Work? book cover

    When Does Terrorism Work?

    Edited by Diego Muro

    From ISIS to Canada or France, terrorism continues to dominate headlines and international politics. But far more has been written about the definition and causes of terrorism than about its effectiveness as a method of bringing about political change. Debates about the effectiveness of terrorist…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • War and Responsibility in Japan: The Role of the Emperor and the War Occupation Debates book cover

    War and Responsibility in Japan

    The Role of the Emperor and the War Occupation Debates

    By Kiyohiko Toyama

    War and Responsibility in Japan is a reappraisal of the role of the Emperor and his responsibility for Japan's conduct during the Second World War. It concentrates on the immediate postwar period when Japan was still occupied by the US, when these debates were first aired. It will be an invaluable&…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Islam in International Affairs: Politics and Paradigms book cover

    Islam in International Affairs

    Politics and Paradigms

    Edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Raffaele Mauriello, Deina Abdelkader

    This edited volume presents Islam as a conceptualization of ideas that affect people’s thinking and behavior in their capacity to relate with IR as both discipline and practice. Islam is not conceived and studied simply in theological terms, but analyzed from different viewpoints that engage with a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • U.S. Counterterrorism: From Nixon to Trump – Key Challenges, Issues, and Responses book cover

    U.S. Counterterrorism

    From Nixon to Trump – Key Challenges, Issues, and Responses

    By Michael B. Kraft, Edward Marks

    The United States and its allies have been fighting various iterations of terrorism for decades. While the threat remains, it is ever-changing—as are the military, political, and diplomatic options available to counter such threats. With the election of Donald J. Trump—and views expressed on…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    CRC Press

  • Military History book cover

    Military History

    Edited by Jeremy Black

    Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of literature, Military History is a new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies series. Edited by Jeremy Black (‘the most prolific…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • China and Transboundary Water Politics in Asia book cover

    China and Transboundary Water Politics in Asia

    Edited by Hongzhou Zhang, Mingjiang Li

    Water-related conflicts have a long history and will continue to be a global and regional problem. Asia, with 1.5 billion of its people living in shared river basins and with very few transboundary rivers governed by treaties, is especially prone to such conflicts. The key to mitigating…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice: Continuing Challenges book cover

    The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice

    Continuing Challenges

    By Edwin Egede, Mark Igiehon

    On the 10th of October 2002 the International Court of Justice delivered the Bakassi decision, which, amongst other things, excised the resource rich land and maritime territory of Bakassi from Nigeria and transferred its legal title to Cameroon. These two countries under the auspices of the United…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The United States and Genocide: (Re)Defining the Relationship book cover

    The United States and Genocide

    (Re)Defining the Relationship

    By Jeffrey S. Bachman

    There exists a dominant narrative that essentially defines the United States’ relationship with genocide through what the U.S. has failed to do to stop or prevent genocide, rather than through how its actions have contributed to the commission of genocide. This narrative acts to conceal the true…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914: The Eye on War book cover

    Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914

    The Eye on War

    Edited by Ann Murray

    This collection provides a transnational, interdisciplinary perspective on artistic responses to war from 1914 to the present, analysing a broad selection of the rich, complex body of work which has emerged in response to conflicts since the Great War. Many of the creators examined here embody the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars book cover

    Days of the Fall

    A Reporter’s Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars

    By Jonathan Spyer

    Days of the Fall takes the reader into the heart of the terrible wars in Syria and Iraq. The book combines frontline reporting with analysis of the deeper causes and effects of the conflict. Over five years, Jonathan Spyer reported from the heart of the wars, spending time in Aleppo, Baghdad,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

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