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  • Defence Diplomacy

    Strategic Engagement and Interstate Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Daniel H. Katz

    This book analyzes examples of strategic engagement in order to identify the factors which contribute to the success or failure of defence diplomacy in preventing interstate conflict. For more than a century, nations have engaged in defence diplomacy to cultivate mutual understanding and mitigate…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • European Defence Decision-Making

    Dilemmas of Collaborative Arms Procurement, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Calcara

    This book comparatively examines the preferences of four key arms-producing states towards European joint armaments programmes. The European defence market is characterised by a mixture of inter-state competition and European cooperation, and this work assesses why countries sometimes decide to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate

    How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Salisbury

    This book constitutes an original archival history of government secrecy, public relations and the debate surrounding nuclear weapons in Britain from 1970 to 1983. The book contrasts the secrecy and near-silence of the Heath, Wilson and Callaghan governments on nuclear issues in the 1970s with the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Authorised History of British Defence Economic Intelligence

    A Cold War in Whitehall, 1929-90, 1st Edition

    By Peter Davies

    This book is the first history of UK economic intelligence and offers a new perspective on the evolution of Britain's national intelligence machinery and how it worked during the Cold War. British economic intelligence has a longer pedigree than the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) and was the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • China and International Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

    Strategic Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Stålhane Hiim

    This book explores China’s approach to the nuclear programs in Pakistan, Iran, and North Korea. A major power with access to nuclear technology, China has a significant impact on international nuclear weapons proliferation, but its attitude towards the spread of the bomb has been inconsistent.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Europe, Small Navies and Maritime Security

    Balancing Traditional Roles and Emergent Threats in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McCabe, Deborah Sanders, Ian Speller

    This book seeks to identify and address gaps in our understanding of maritime security and the role of small navies in Europe. The majority of Europe’s navies are small, yet they are often called upon to address a complex array of traditional and non-traditional threats. This volume examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century

    Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions, 1st Edition

    By Hu Bo

    This book analyses China’s maritime strategy for the 21st century, integrating strategic planning, policy thinking and strategic prediction. This book explains the construction and application of China's military, political, economic and diplomatic means for building maritime power, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Kautilya's Arthashastra

    Philosophy of Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bisht

    This book examines in detail the strategic relevance of the Arthashastra. Attributed to the fourth century B.C., this classical treatise on state and statecraft rests at the intersection of political theory and international relations. Adopting a hermeneutic approach, the book discusses certain…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge India

  • Gender and Drone Warfare

    A Hauntological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay C. Clark

    This book investigates how drone warfare is deeply gendered and how this can be explored through the methodological framework of ‘Haunting’. Utilising original interview data from British Reaper drone crews, the book analyses the way killing by drones complicates traditional understandings of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • Organisational Learning and the Modern Army

    A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes, 1st Edition

    By Tom Dyson

    Drawing upon extensive original research, this book explores best practice in army lessons-learned processes. Without the correct learning mechanisms, military adaptation can be blocked, or the wider lessons from adaptation can easily be lost, leading to the need to relearn lessons in the field,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • A European Space Policy

    Past Consolidation, Present Challenges and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hoerber, Sarah Lieberman

    This book builds a bridge between current research in space policy and contemporary European political studies by addressing developments in European space policy and its significance for European integration. It answers questions central to European studies applying them to the burgeoning field…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Space Power and Politics

  • NATO, Gender and the Military

    Women Organising from Within, 1st Edition

    By Katharine A.M. Wright, Matthew Hurley, Jesus Ignacio Gil Ruiz

    This book examines NATO's engagement with gender issues through its military structures. Drawing on newly declassified NATO documents, this volume provides the first comprehensive account of NATO’s long-established engagement with gender issues. These documents bring to the fore the stories of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

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