International Security Products

  • Harsh Lessons

    Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    By Ben Barry

    The recent Afghanistan and Iraq wars were very controversial. The conflicts’ casualties, intractability and the apparent failure of the US and its allies to achieve their objectives mean that many see the wars as failures. This resulted in a loss of confidence in the West of the utility of force as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge

  • Transformations of Security Studies

    Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline

    Edited by Julian Junk, Christopher Daase, Gabi Schlag

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • International Organizations and the Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect

    The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

    Edited by Daniel Silander, Don Wallace

    This book seeks to understand the obligation of the international community to implement the principles of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). With a focus on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the volume examines what formal responsibility and actual capability international institutions have to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • The New Geopolitics of Terror

    Demons and Dragons

    By William Hopkinson, Julian Lindley-French

    The New Geopolitics of Terror examines the impact of global reach terror on states. This book surveys the current crises and tensions in the Middle East, focussing primarily on the upheavals in Syria and Iraq, and the interaction between groups, such as Al Qaeda and ISIS state actors and Western…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

  • Everyone Loses

    The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

    By Samuel Charap, Timothy J. Colton

    Disorder erupted in Ukraine in 2014, involving the overthrow of a sitting government, the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, and a violent insurrection, supported by Moscow, in the east of the country. This Adelphi book argues that the crisis has yielded a ruinous outcome, in which all…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Global Powers of Horror

    Security, Politics, and the Body in Pieces

    By Francois Debrix

    Global Powers of Horror examines contemporary regimes of horror, into horror’s intricacies, and into their deployment on and through human bodies and body parts. To track horror’s work, what horror decomposes and, perhaps, recomposes, Debrix goes beyond the idea of the integrality and integrity of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The South China Sea Maritime Dispute

    Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski, Christopher B. Roberts

    The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and oil shipments to Japan, Korea as well as southern China. It has been the focus of a maritime dispute which has continued now for over six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in Africa

    Myths and Realities

    Edited by Cathy Haenlein, M L R Smith

    A worldwide surge in poaching and wildlife trafficking is threatening to decimate endangered species. This crisis also threatens the security of human beings in ways ignored until recently by decision-makers slow to begin to treat what is typically viewed as a ‘conservation issue’ as serious crime.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    This book analyses the various ways counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US led war in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan military charged with…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Contemporary Terror

    Studies in Sub-State Violence

    Edited by David Carlton, Carlo Schaerf

    First published in 1981, this book contains papers on terrorism, presented to the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO). The subject is a complex one as ‘one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom-fighter’. No simple solution exist to the threat to domestic and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • UN Peace Operations

    Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016

    By Eirin Mobekk

    This book assesses the UN Peace Operations in Haiti and establishes what lessons should be taken into account for future operations elsewhere. Specifically, the book examines the UN’s approaches to security and stability, demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR), police, justice and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Cass Series on Peacekeeping

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