International Security Products

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Local Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Pathways to Local Compliance with International Police Reform

    By Birte Julia Gippert

    This book analyses the role of legitimacy in explaining local actors’ compliance with international peacebuilding operations. The book provides a comparative, micro-level study of local actors’ reasons for compliance with or resistance to international peacebuilding. Specifically, it analyses three…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Human Rights of Migrants in the 21st Century

    Edited by Elspeth Guild, Stefanie Grant, C. A. Groenendijk

    This book offers an accessible examination of the human rights of migrants in the context of the UN’s negotiations in 2018. This volume has two main contributions. Firstly, it is designed to inform the negotiations on the UN’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration announced by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Richard Burchill

    This path-breaking collection of papers examines the phenomenon of jihadist insurgent movements in the Middle East and North, East and West Africa. It argues that military and strategic analysts have paid insufficient attention to the phenomenon of jihadism in insurgent movements, partly due to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 

  • Building Security in Post-Conflict States

    The Domestic Consequences of Security Sector Reform

    Edited by Ursula Schroeder, Fairlie Chappuis

    Support for security and justice institutions has become a crucial instrument of international engagement in fragile and conflict-affected states. In attempts to shore up security as a precondition for sustainable peace, international actors have become deeply engaged in reforming the security…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 

  • Just War Thinkers

    From Cicero to the 21st Century

    Edited by Daniel R. Brunstetter, Cian O’Driscoll

    This volume offers a set of concise and accessible introductions to the seminal figures in the historical development of the just war tradition. In what, if any, circumstances are political communities justified in going to war? And what limits should apply to the conduct of any such war? The just…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • International Mediation in a Fragile World

    Edited by David Carment, Evan Hoffman

    Peacemaking, or the practice of resolving wars and violent conflict through mediation, is one of the most essential ways to create global peace, stability and security. Long practiced by the great powers in their efforts to prevent regional disputes from escalating out of control and by the UN…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 

  • Contemporary Just War

    Theory and Practice

    By Tamar Meisels

    This book offers a renewed defense of traditional just war theory and considers its application to certain contemporary cases, particularly in the Middle East. The first part of the book addresses and responds to the central theoretical criticisms levelled at traditional just war theory. It offers…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda

    Women as Rescuers and Perpetrators

    By Sara E. Brown

    This book examines the mobilization, role, and trajectory of women rescuers and perpetrators during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. While much has been written about the victimization of women during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, very little has been said about women who rescued targeted victims or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Order

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Patrick McEachern, Jaclyn O’Brien McEachern

    This book examines and compares the political situations in North Korea and Iran, and the contemporary security challenges posed by their illicit nuclear aspirations. While government officials, including a series of American presidents, strategic policy documents and outside analysts have…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Chinese Foreign Relations with Weak Peripheral States

    Asymmetrical Economic Power and Insecurity

    By Jeffrey Reeves

    This book examines China’s relations with its weak peripheral states through the theoretical lens of structural power and structural violence. China’s foreign policy concepts toward its weak neighbouring states, such as the ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy, are premised on the assumption that…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Asian Security Studies

  • Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture

    Causes and Consequences for the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

    Edited by Neil Narang, Erik Gartzke, Matthew Kroenig

    This volume examines the causes and consequences of nuclear postures and nonproliferation policies. The real-world importance of nuclear weapons has led to the production of a voluminous scholarly literature on the causes and consequences of nuclear weapons proliferation. Missing from this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge Global Security Studies

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