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  • Government and Politics in Sri Lanka

    Biopolitics and Security, 1st Edition

    By A. R. Rajah

    The island of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) was one of the few Asian colonies in which the British Empire experimented liberal state-building in the nineteenth century, and where many British colonial officials predicted that the independent state would become a liberal democratic success story. Sri…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Quality of European Security and Defence Policy

    Between Practices of Governance and Practices of Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Evangelos Fanoulis

    Due to the increase of security challenges in the proximity of Europe, the prominence of the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has augmented. This book is a systematic effort to empirically approach the democratic deficit of CSDP, to understand its social construction and propose ways…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Institutions in World History

    Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models, 1st Edition

    By Laust Schouenborg

    This book presents a case for a basic reorientation of International Relations away from the state and towards the study of social institutions in the sense of patterned practices, ideas and norms/rules. IR has always suffered from a parochial occupation with the state and the Western system of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    By Roger Mac Ginty, Jenny H Peterson

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Knüsel, Martin Smith

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Orientalism, and the �War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Expertise in International Interventions

    The Politics of Facts, Truth and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Roland Kostic

    Knowledge about violent conflict and international intervention is political. It involves power struggles over the objects of knowing (problematization/silencing), how they are known (epistemic practices), and what interpretations are taken into account in policymaking and implementation. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Liberal Peacebuilding

    A Critical Exploration of the Local Turn, 1st Edition

    By Elisa Randazzo

    This book examines the logic behind the shifts and paradigm changes within the scholarship on peacebuilding. In particular, the book is concerned with examining if, and how, these shifts have significantly altered how we think about peacebuilding beyond the ‘liberal peacebuilding’ paradigm. To do…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • European Diplomacy in Practice

    Interrogating Power, Agency and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federica Bicchi, Niklas Bremberg

    This book aims to show practice approaches at work in the fields of European diplomacy and security broadly conceived. It sets out to provide readers with a hands-on sense of where research on social practices and European diplomacy, security and foreign policy currently stands. The book reviews…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Community Policing and Peacekeeping

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Grabosky

    In modern industrial societies, the demand for policing services frequently exceeds the current and foreseeable availability of public policing resources. Conversely, developing nations often suffer from an inability to provide a basic level of security for their citizens. Community Policing and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Decentring Security

    Policing Communities at Home and Abroad, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bevir

    Contemporary security governance often relies on markets and networks to link public agencies to non-governmental actors. This book explores the rise, nature, and future of these new forms of security governance across various domestic, transnational, and international settings. The chapters reveal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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