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  • NATO and Collective Defense in the 21st Century

    An assessment of the Warsaw Sumit

    Edited by Karsten Friis

    This book presents a cutting edge assessement of NATO's collective defence strategies in the immediate aftermath of the NATO Warsaw Summit. Collective defence came back on the agenda at the Wales Summit following the Russian annexation of Crimea, and Warsaw is in many respects a…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • The Small Gulf States

    Foreign and Security Policies before and after the Arab Spring

    Edited by Khalid S. Almezaini, Jean-Marc Rickli

    Small states are often believed to have been resigned to the margins of international politics. However, the recent increase in the number of small states has increased their influence and forced the international community to incorporate some of them into the global governance system. This is…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    By Budi Hernawan

    This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power relations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • People's War

    By J.L.S. Girling

    This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Behind the Myth

    Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

    By James Clad

    For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49

    By Tilman Remme

    This book, first published in 1995, traces the attempt by the British Foreign Office to establish an international regional organisation in South-East Asia which would allow Britain to dominate the region politically, economically and militarily. The author explores the changing emphasis of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Communism and Reform in East Asia

    By David S.G. Goodman

    The West no longer regards communism in East Asia as a threat. On the contrary, because the communist party states of East Asia appear to be undergoing a process of reform directed primarily at economic modernization, it is now regarded as a potential market. The West’s attitude is reinforced by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Making of South East Asia

    By George Coedes

    From the time of its original publication in France, this cultural history (first published in English in 1966) by an international authority has stood apart from other histories of South East Asia. Most such accounts describe events before 1500 in summary fashion, and concentrate on later…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia

    By H. J. van Mook

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America

    Building without Architecture

    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson

    Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

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