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  • Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • European Foreign Conflict Reporting

    A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

    By Emma Heywood

    This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Terrorism and Policy Relevance

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by James Fitzgerald, Nadya Ali, Megan A Armstrong

    This book explores the interrelationship between terrorism and policy relevance from a range of critical perspectives. In particular, it questions the politics of policy-relevance; that is, it interrogates how epistemological and practical pressures to produce "policy-relevant" research shapes…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Russia, the West, and the Ukraine Crisis

    Edited by Elias Götz

    This book examines the causes and consequences of the Ukraine crisis, with a special focus on Russia’s relations with the West. Towards that end, it brings together international relations scholars and area specialists. Issues covered include: the evolution of EU-Russia and US-Russia relations, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan

    In a Time of Western Intervention

    By Ben Walter

    This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan. It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Democratic Transition and Security in Pakistan

    Edited by Shaun Gregory

    This volume examines the trajectory of Pakistan’s democratic transition and the implications of this change for its security. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Diplomatic Cultures and International Politics

    Translations, Spaces and Alternatives

    Edited by Jason Dittmer, Fiona McConnell

    This volume offers an inter-disciplinary and critical analysis of the role of culture in diplomatic practice. If diplomacy is understood as the practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of distinct communities or causes, then questions of culture and the spaces of cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Global Nuclear Disarmament

    Strategic, Political, and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Michal Smetana

    This book examines the issue of nuclear disarmament in different strategic, political, and regional contexts. This volume seeks to provide a rich theoretical and practical insight to one of the major topics in the field of international security: global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Renewed calls…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • US Foreign Policy and Global Standing in the 21st Century

    Realities and Perceptions

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Jonathan Rynhold

    This book examines US foreign policy and global standing in the 21st Century. The United States is the most powerful actor in world politics today. Against this backdrop, the present volume examines how the foreign policies pursued by Presidents’ George W. Bush and Barack Obama have affected elite…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • American Exceptionalism

    An Idea that Made a Nation and Remade the World

    By Hilde Eliassen Restad

    How does American exceptionalism shape American foreign policy? Conventional wisdom states that American exceptionalism comes in two variations – the exemplary version and the missionary version. Being exceptional, experts in U.S. foreign policy argue, means that you either withdraw from the world…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • China's Power and Asian Security

    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi

    One of the most significant factors for contemporary international relations is the growth of China’s economic, military, and political power. Indeed, few analysts would dispute the observation that China’s power has strongly influenced the structure of the international system, major-power…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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