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  • Critical International Relations - An Introduction

    From the Barbarian to the Cyborg

    By James Der Derian

    In Critical International Relations - An Introduction, the radical IR theorist James Der Derian provides an innovative text based on the critical encounters throughout history that have transformed international relations.  Unlike other books on world politics which focus on the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • Democracy and Intervention

    By John Macmillan

    This book develops a systematic understanding of the conceptual, ethical, political and theoretical dimensions of intervention in an empirical/historical context.  More specifically, the book aims to provide advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students with a systematic and critical…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Strategy and Politics

    By Colin S. Gray

    This book examines the subject of strategy and its relationship with politics. Despite the fact that strategy is always the product of political process, the relationship between the two concepts and their ancillary activities has scarcely been touched by scholars. This book corrects that serious…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Doomsday or Deterrence?

    On the Antinuclear Issue

    By Ferenc Fehér, Agnes Heller

    Doomsday or Deterrence? argues against the majority of premises and conclusions of the antinuclear argument as existed in 1986 when this study was first published. Fehér and Heller’s study claims that social changes are important to curb technology trends that lean toward the construction of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Military Balance 2016

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    The Military Balance

  • Ethics and the Future of Spying

    Technology, National Security and Intelligence Collection

    Edited by Jai Galliott, Warren Reed

    This volume examines the ethical issues generated by recent developments in intelligence collection and offers a comprehensive analysis of the key legal, moral and social questions thereby raised. Intelligence officers, whether gatherers, analysts or some combination thereof, are operating in a sea…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29 
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Israel's Wars

    A History Since 1947, 4th Edition

    By Ahron Bregman

    Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country which, since its foundation, has endured almost constant violence. Bringing its coverage up to date with recent conflicts, this fourth edition includes a new chapter on the Gaza wars from 2007-…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28 
    Warfare and History

  • Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    By David Chandler

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from financial crisis, sustainable development, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 

  • Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security

    Edited by Joachim Krause, Sebastian Bruns

    This new handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues facing naval strategy and security in the twenty-first century. Featuring contributions from some of the world’s premier researchers and practitioners in the field of naval strategy and security, this handbook covers naval security…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 

  • Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic

    Regional dynamics in a global world

    Edited by Rolf Tamnes, Kristine Offerdal

    Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic. The key aim of the work is to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic and to reach…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Ethics of Intelligence

    A new framework

    By Ross W. Bellaby

    This book starts from the proposition that the field of intelligence lacks any systematic ethical review, and then develops a framework based on the notion of harm and the establishment of Just Intelligence Principles. As the professional practice of intelligence collection adapts to the changing…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 
    Studies in Intelligence

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