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  • China’s Relations with the Arab Gulf Monarchies

    By Jonathan Fulton

    As China’s international political role grows, its relations with states outside of its traditional sphere of interests is evolving. This book uses neoclassical realism to analyse the evolution of relations between China and the Arab Gulf monarchies.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Private Security and Identity Politics

    Ethical Hero Warriors, Professional Managers and New Humanitarians

    By Jutta Joachim, Andrea Schneiker

    This book examines the self-representation and identity politics of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). Using a content analysis of the web pages of 40 transnational US-based and British companies, the book argues that in light of, on the one hand, an increasingly competitive industry…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Agincourt in Context

    War on Land and Sea

    Edited by Rémy Ambühl, Craig Lambert

    This book investigates the Battle of Agincourt—which continues to be of immense national and international interest—as well as the wider conduct and organisation of war in the late Middle Ages. In England, Shakespeare’s Henry V ensured that the battle holds a place in the English national…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 4th Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • People’s War

    Variants and Responses

    Edited by Thomas A Marks, Paul Rich

    Far from being an anachronism, much less a kit-bag of techniques, people’s war raises what has always been present in military history, guerrilla warfare, and fuses it symbiotically with what has likewise always been present politically, rebellion and the effort to seize power. The result is a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11 

  • Masculinities at the Margins

    Beyond the Hegemonic in the Study of Militaries, Masculinities and War

    Edited by Amanda Chisholm, Joanna Tidy

    Across a rich terrain of empirical and theoretical trajectories, the concept of military masculinity (now understood in its plural as military masculinities) has been a significant conceptual tool in both feminist international relations (IR) and in critical men and masculinities studies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 

  • The Military’s Impact on Democratic Development

    Midwives or gravediggers of democracy?

    Edited by David Kuehn

    Despite the decline in the number of military coups since the 1960s and 1970s, Militaries continue to be crucial political actors in many world regions. Their impact on the democratic development of nations, however, has been mixed. On the one hand, coups against democratically elected leaders in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Naval Powers in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    Edited by Howard M Hensel, Amit Gupta

    A vital component of the interdependent global economy, maritime transit routes are nowhere more critical than those traversing the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific. Previously, areas of the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific have been viewed as separate and discrete political, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2018

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 

  • The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Demilitarization and International Law in Context

    The Åland Islands

    By Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Saila Heinikoski

    The demilitarisation and neutralisation of the Åland Islands is both a confirmation of and an exception to the collective security system prevailing in present day international affairs. There is no need for military presence in the territory of the islands and the islands are to be kept out of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Research in International Law

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