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  • The USA and Canada 2019

    21st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 21st edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    USA and Canada

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States

    Edited by Preston King, Graham M. Smith

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • German-American Relations in the 21st Century

    A Fragile Friendship

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    The relationship between Germany and the USA has recently resumed its rightful place as a significant field of scholarship within international politics. And yet it was only a few years ago that German-American relations seemed to take second place to transatlantic relations in general, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 

  • The Future of US Warfare

    By Scott N. Romaniuk, Francis Grice

    This book provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the future of US warfare, including its military practices and the domestic and global challenges it faces. The need to undertake a comprehensive analysis about the future of warfare for the US is more pressing today than ever before. New…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses the belief that the common people are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from "enemies" within or without. Populist nationalists decry "out-of-touch" institutions such as political parties and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 

  • Just American Wars

    Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History

    By Eric Patterson

    This book examines the moral choices faced by US political and military leaders in deciding when and how to employ force, from the American Revolution to the present-day. Specifically, the book looks at discrete ethical dilemmas in various American conflicts from a just war perspective. For example…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Apocalypse, Revolution and Terrorism

    From the Sicari to the American Revolt against the Modern World

    By Jeffrey Kaplan

    This book focuses on religiously driven oppositional violence through the ages. Beginning with the First Century Sicari, it examines the commonalities that link apocalypticism, revolution and terrorism occurring in Judaism, Christianity and Islam past and present. It is divided into two sections,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Political Violence

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of western democracy, free speech and of tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the US fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade, there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide, from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America, to the Arab Spring, to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe, to democracy protests in China. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Special Relationships in World Politics

    Inter-state Friendship and Diplomacy after the Second World War

    By Kristin Haugevik

    Claims of inter-state ‘specialness’ are commonplace in international politics. But how do some relationships between states come to be seen and categorized as ‘special’ in the first place? And what impact, if any, do recurring public representations of specialness have on states’ political and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    New International Relations

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