International Security Products

  • Global Trends and Transitions in Security Expertise

    Nuclear Deterrence to Climate Change and Back Again

    By James G. McGann

     The scope of Security and International Affairs research has expanded tremendously since the end of the Cold War to include topics beyond the realm of war studies or military statecraft. The field—once devoted solely to the study of conventional military and nuclear security issues—has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century

    8th Edition

    By Cynthia C. Combs

    Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century helps readers understand terrorism, responses to it, and current trends that affect the future of this phenomenon. Putting terrorism into historical perspective and analyzing it as a form of political violence, this text presents the most essential concepts,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Limited War in South Asia

    From Decolonization to Recent Times

    By Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

    This book examines the origins, courses, and consequences of conventional wars in post-colonial South Asia. Although South Asia has experienced large-scale conventional warfare on several occasions since the end of World War II, there is an almost total neglect of analysis of conventional warfare…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • National Security, Public Health: Exceptions to Human Rights?

    Edited by Myriam Feinberg, Laura Niada-Avshalom, Brigit Toebes

    The book deals with the complicated relationships between national security and human rights, and between public health and human rights. Its premise is the fact that national security and public health are both included in human rights instruments as ‘exceptions’ to the human rights therein…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The US Versus the North Korean Nuclear Threat

    Mitigating the Nuclear Security Dilemma

    By Er-Win Tan

    Although the current world order is still dominated by the US, there is increasing international concern over the possibility of regional security dilemmas arising from smaller powers’ attempts to develop Weapons of Mass Destruction. A study of US-North Korean interaction using the security dilemma…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • European Approaches to United Nations Peacekeeping

    Towards a stronger Re-engagement?

    Edited by Joachim A. Koops, Giulia Tercovich

    This edited volume provides a comprehensive analysis of European approaches to United Nations peacekeeping by assessing past practice, present obstacles and future potentials related to nine core European countries’ contributions to blue helmet operations. By providing in-depth case studies on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia

    Edited by Jean-Francois Ratelle, Laurence Broers

    Recent wars in Eurasia have foregrounded the flows of foreign fighters between distinct insurgent battlefronts. Since 2011 thousands of individuals have travelled from the Caucasus and Central Asia to fight in Syria and Iraq. Caucasians have also appeared in the fighting that followed Ukraine’s…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian Security Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, Andrew Scobell, Joseph Chinyong Liow

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian Security Studies provides a detailed exploration of security dynamics in the three distinct subregions that comprise Asia, and also bridges the study of these regions by exploring the geopolitical links between each of them. The handbook is divided into four…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • China–India Relations

    Cooperation and conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing Huang, Kishore Mahbubani

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Decentring Security

    Policing Communities at Home and Abroad

    Edited by Mark Bevir

    Contemporary security governance often relies on markets and networks to link public agencies to non-governmental actors. This book explores the rise, nature, and future of these new forms of security governance across various domestic, transnational, and international settings. The chapters reveal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, II

    State Terrorism, “Weapons of Mass Destruction,” Religious Extremism, and Organized Crime

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • China and Nordic Diplomacy

    Edited by Bjørnar Sverdrup-Thygeson, Wrenn Yennie Lindgren, Marc Lanteigne

    This book seeks to explore Nordic approaches to China and the idea of sub-regional diplomacy. China’s multi-tiered approach to Europe can be seen vividly in the Nordic sub-region, which has been engaging Beijing through a variety of different means corresponding to the political and economic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

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