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  • Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis

    A Study in Conflict Propaganda

    By Oliver Boyd-Barrett

    This book explores contemporary propaganda and mainstream Western news media, with reference to the Ukraine crisis. It examines Western media narratives of the immediate causes of the crisis, the respective roles of those who participated in or otherwise supported the demonstrations of 2013–2014 –…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Security Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Paul D. Williams, Matt McDonald

    Security Studies: An Introduction, 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive textbook available on the subject, providing students with an essential grounding in the debates, frameworks, and issues on the contemporary security agenda. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux. The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in the South China Sea

  • Routledge Handbook of Air Power

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Air Power offers a comprehensive overview of the political purposes and military importance of air power. Despite its increasing significance in international relations, statecraft and war, the phenomenon of air power remains controversial and little understood beyond its…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Understanding International Diplomacy

    Theory, Practice and Ethics, 2nd Edition

    By Corneliu Bjola, Markus Kornprobst

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of international diplomacy, covering both theory and practice. This second edition has been revised and updated, with new material on such key contemporary issues as Syria, Ukraine, migration and the South China Sea. The text summarizes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23
    Routledge

  • International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflict

    The Changing Context of Peacemaking

    By Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, Pamela Aall

    This collection of essays situates the study and practice of international mediation and peaceful settlement of disputes within a changing global context. The book is organized around issues of concern to practitioners, including the broader regional, global, and institutional context of mediation…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

  • US Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

    The Case For Restraint

    Edited by A. Trevor Thrall, Benjamin H. Friedman

    This book challenges the dominant strategic culture and makes the case for restraint in US grand strategy in the 21st century. Grand strategy, meaning a state’s theory about how it can achieve national security for itself, is elusive. That is particularly true in the United States, where the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Terrorism, Talking and Transformation

    A Critical Approach

    By Harmonie Toros

    Using rare field research, this book investigates whether and how talking may transform terrorist violence. Given the failings of today’s dominant counterterrorism strategy, is talking a viable policy option to transform conflicts marked by terrorist violence? This book examines the reasons why "…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Violent Extremism Online

    New Perspectives on Terrorism and the Internet

    Edited by Anne Aly, Stuart Macdonald, Lee Jarvis, Thomas Chen

    This book explores the interface between terrorism and the internet and presents contemporary approaches to understanding violent extremism online. The volume focuses on four issues in particular: terrorist propaganda on the internet; radicalisation and the internet; counter campaigns and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • The EU, Strategy and Security Policy

    Regional and Strategic Challenges

    Edited by Laura Chappell, Jocelyn Mawdsley, Petar Petrov

    This edited collection is a timely and in-depth analysis of the EU’s efforts to bring coherency and strategy to its security policy actions. Despite a special European Council summit in December 2013 on defence, it is generally acknowledged that fifteen years since its inception the EU’s Common…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • Ontopolitics in the Anthropocene

    An Introduction to Mapping, Sensing and Hacking

    By David Chandler

    The Anthropocene captures more than a debate over how to address the problems of climate change and global warming. Increasingly, it is seen to signify the end of the modern condition itself and potentially to open up a new era of political possibilities. This is the first book to look at the new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • European Union Military Operations

    A Collective Action Perspective

    By Niklas I. M. Nováky

    This book offers an in-depth study on the deployment of military operations in the framework of the European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy (ESDP/CSDP). While existing studies of the subject are either descriptive or focused on a single level of analysis, this book incorporates factors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

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