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  • Understanding Military Doctrine

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Harald Hoiback

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

    Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?, 1st Edition

    By Laurence L Delina

    To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security

    1st Edition

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The Northeast Question

    Conflicts and frontiers, 1st Edition

    By Pradip Phanjoubam

    This book explores the idea, psychology and political geography of Northeast India as forged by two interrelated but autonomous meta-narratives. First, the politics of conflict inherent in, and therefore predetermined by physical geography, and second, the larger geopolitics that was unfolding…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • The Geography of Defence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bateman, Raymond Riley

    Defence against military attack has had a considerable geographical impact. Urban morphology frequently owes more to the defence function than to any other, whilst local, regional and national economies are often intricately dependent on defence expenditure. It is also clear that the social…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China’s International Relations and Harmonious World

    Time, Space and Multiplicity in World Politics, 1st Edition

    By Astrid H. M. Nordin

    As scholars and publics look for alternatives to what is understood as a violent Western world order, many claim that China can provide such an alternative through the Chinese dream of a harmonious world. This book takes this claim seriously and examines its effects by tracing the notion across…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60, 1st Edition

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Defending Arabia

    1st Edition

    By J.E. Peterson

    The defence of the Gulf has been a vital strategic concern for close on 100 years. The British first became involved in the Gulf to protect the sea routes to India and with the development of international air routes the Gulf became a crucial staging post. This book, first published in 1986,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • The Struggle for South Yemen

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Kostiner

    South Yemen was long a key spot in the strategic geography of the West. Before the Second World War, it was important for the British as an outpost on the way to India. From the mid-1940s it was a crucial gateway to the oil rich Arabian Peninsular and a vital area in the context of superpower…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • Superpowers and Client States in the Middle East

    The Imbalance of Influence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moshe Efrat, Jacob Bercovitch

    This book, first published in 1991, examines in detail superpower-client relations in the Middle East. The Middle East, with its protracted and seemingly insoluble conflict and complex patterns of loyalty and hostility, is the ideal setting for the study of such relationships. Using the USSR and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

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