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  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Military Balance 2017

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge
    The Military Balance

  • NATO and Collective Defence in the 21st Century

    An Assessment of the Warsaw Sumit

    Edited by Karsten Friis

    This book presents a cutting-edge assessment of NATO's collective defence strategies in the immediate aftermath of the July 2016 NATO Warsaw Summit. Collective defence and deterrence came back on the agenda at the 2014 Wales Summit following the Russian annexation of Crimea, and was in many…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Edited by Jane Freedman, Zeynep Kivilcim, Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu

    The refugee crisis that began in 2015 has seen thousands of refugees attempting to reach Europe, principally from Syria. The dangers and difficulties of this journey have been highlighted in the media, as have the political disagreements within Europe over the way to deal with the problem. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law

    Essays in Honour of Tim McCormack

    Edited by Jadranka Petrovic

    International criminal adjudication, together with the prosecution and appropriate punishment of offenders at a national level, remains the most effective means of enforcing International Humanitarian Law. This book considers the various issues emanating from present-day breaches of norms of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Why Women Rebel

    Understanding Women's Participation in Armed Rebel Groups

    By Alexis Leanna Henshaw

    Why Women Rebel presents a global analysis of the extent to which women are engaged in armed, organized rebellions, and why they choose to join such rebellions. Henshaw has collected and analyzed data on women’s participation in over 70 post-Cold War rebel groups. The book provides a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy

    Edited by Matthew Saul, James A. Sweeney

    The trend for international engagement in post-conflict reconstruction has produced a host of best-practice postulates on topics such as local involvement in decision-making, accountability for past atrocities, sensitivity to context, and the construction of democratic institutions of governance.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • International Institutions in World History

    Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models

    By Laust Schouenborg

    This book presents a case for a basic reorientation of International Relations away from the state and towards the study of social institutions in the sense of patterned practices, ideas and norms/rules. IR has always suffered from a parochial occupation with the state and the Western system of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • People's War

    By J.L.S. Girling

    This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Behind the Myth

    Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

    By James Clad

    For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49

    By Tilman Remme

    This book, first published in 1995, traces the attempt by the British Foreign Office to establish an international regional organisation in South-East Asia which would allow Britain to dominate the region politically, economically and militarily. The author explores the changing emphasis of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

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