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  • Security and Hybrid Authority in Sierra Leone

    From the local to the national level

    By Peter Albrecht

    This book provides insights into how security-sector reform was rolled out in Sierra Leone after war ended in 2002 and how security and order-making are constituted at the local level. Security sector reform became one of the most important instruments to establish peace in Sierra Leone as…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • The 2017 Nuclear Ban Treaty

    A New Path to Nuclear Disarmament

    Edited by Joseph Camilleri, Michael Hamel-Green, Fumihiko Yoshida

    Rising concern over the increasing threat of nuclear war impelled the 2017 UN negotiations and adoption by 122 UN member states of a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Treaty seeks to ban nuclear weapons globally in the same way that chemical and biological weapons have already been…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Queering the Military

    Sexuality in the armed forces

    By Sarah Bulmer

    This book offers a systematic and detailed analysis of the integration of gay and lesbian personnel into state militaries, and the implications of this for feminist scholarship. Existing research in this area has focussed on the prohibition of sexual minorities in militaries and the likely impacts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    By Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait

    By Zahra Freeth

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A History of Persian Navigation

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • French Soldiers' Morale in the Phoney War, 1939-1940

    By Maude Williams, Bernard Wilkin

    The collapse of the French army in 1940 is a well-researched topic in Second World War Studies but a surprising gap in the historiography emerges when it comes to the study of the French military prior to the German offensive of May 1940. Using various public and private sources in different…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of France

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