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  • Ethics, Norms and the Narratives of War

    Creating and Encountering the Enemy Other, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Creed

    This book examines the ethics and values that render a war discourse normative, and features the stories of American soldiers who fought in the Iraq War to show how this narrative can change. The invasion of Iraq, launched in March 2003, was led by the United States under the now discredited claim…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979, 1st Edition

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society

    Drones, Rendition and Invasion, 1st Edition

    By Wali Aslam

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations

    How Should We Now Play Ball?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael M. Hernández, Lorena G. Barberia

    The boundary between Cuba and the United States has become more and more porous, as have those with Latin America and the Caribbean. Never in the past half-century has Cuba’s leadership or its social and political fabric been so exposed to the influence of the outside world. In this book, an…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Inter-American Relations

  • US Defense Politics

    The Origins of Security Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This book provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on veterans and new material on topics such as cyberwarfare and lobbying. Analyzing the ways in which the United States prepares for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

  • The USA and Canada 2017

    19th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 19th 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 – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

  • American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    The Open Door since the End of the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff

    This book presents a novel analysis of how US grand strategy has evolved from the end of the Cold War to the present, offering an integrated analysis of both continuity and change. The post-Cold War American grand strategy has continued to be oriented to securing an ‘open door’ to US capital around…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Exercising Human Rights

    Gender, Agency and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Robin Redhead

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Regional Governance in Post‐NAFTA North America

    Building without Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson

    Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Garcia, Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    This book examines the evolution of Spanish foreign policy since 1975, through five different presidencies, spanning its transformation from a dictatorial political system and backward economy to a modern European state, fully democratic and with a well-functioning market economy, under strain from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Space Warfare in the 21st Century

    Arming the Heavens, 1st Edition

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book examines the recent shift in US space policy and the forces that continually draw the US back into a space-technology security dilemma. The dual-use nature of the vast majority of space technology, meaning of value to both civilian and military communities and being unable to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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