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  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Stable Nuclear Zero

    The Vision and its Implications for Disarmament Policy

    Edited by Sverre Lodgaard

    This volume examines the conditions necessary for a stable nuclear-weapons-free world and the implications for nuclear disarmament policy. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is a road map to nuclear zero, but it is a rudimentary one and it says nothing about the kind of zero to aim for.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Theories of Violent Conflict

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jolle Demmers

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ‘group’ as an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Security Context in the Black Sea Region

    Edited by Dimitrios Triantaphyllou

    This book on the security context in the Black Sea region is a timely endeavour and substantive contribution to understanding the state of play in the region and its linkages to the rest of the world. With contributions from analysts from Europe, the United States, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey, the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Institutional Supports for the International Rule of Law

    Edited by Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur

    The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings

    The Obama Administration at War

    By Jack McDonald

    This book examines the normative debates around the American use of targeted killings. It questions whether the Obama administration’s defence of its use of targeted killings is cohesive or hypocritical. In doing so, the book departs from the disciplinary purpose of international law,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Reconceptualizing Deterrence

    Nudging Toward Rationality in Middle Eastern Rivalries

    By Elli Lieberman

    This book offers a reconceptualisation of conventional deterrence theory, and applies it to enduring rivalries in the Middle East. The work argues that many of the problems encountered in the development of deterrence theory lay in the fact that it was developed during the Cold War, when the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Russian Energy and Security up to 2030

    Edited by Susanne Oxenstierna, Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

    The challenges in Russia’s energy sector are changing. On the demand side, Europe is seeking to limit its dependence on Russian oil and gas, with the result that China and other Asian countries are likely to eventually become growing export markets for Russian energy. On the supply side, oil…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Origins of U.S. Policy in the East China Sea Islands Dispute

    Okinawa's Reversion and the Senkaku Islands

    By Robert D. Eldridge

    Ownership of the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea is disputed between China and Japan, though historically the islands have been part of Okinawa, the southernmost islands of the Japanese archipelago. The dispute, which also involves Taiwan, has the potential to be a flashpoint between the two…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Indian Ocean Futures

    New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Graham Seal

    Indian Ocean studies, which once lagged behind studies of the Atlantic and the Pacific, is an important emerging academic field which has come into its own. In the next fifty years, the Indian Ocean Region will become very significant as a result of enormous demographic changes. What was the Ocean…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • EU-Russian Border Security

    Challenges, (Mis)Perceptions and Responses

    By Serghei Golunov

    The land border between Russia and the European Union is one of the longest land borders in the world, with very considerable trade flowing across the border in both directions. This book examines the nature of the EU-Russia border, and the issues connected with its management. It describes the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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