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  • Democratic Transition and Security in Pakistan

    Edited by Shaun Gregory

    This volume examines the trajectory of Pakistan’s democratic transition and the implications of this change for its security. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Transformations of Security Studies

    Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline

    Edited by Gabi Schlag, Julian Junk, Christopher Daase

    This volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to engage in a dialogue on key developments in the study of security. This book provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, empirical and methodological developments within security studies, whose political and societal importance…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Neoliberalism and Terror

    Critical Engagements

    Edited by Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Christopher Baker-Beall, Lee Jarvis

    Terrorism and neoliberalism are connected in multiple, complex, and often camouflaged ways. This book offers a critical exploration of some of the intersections between the two, drawing on a wide range of case studies from the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, and the European Union.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • War and Intervention in the Transnational Public Sphere

    Problem-solving and European identity-formation

    By Cathleen Kantner

    The post-Cold War era saw an unexpected increase in intra-state violence against ethnic and religious groups, brutal civil wars and asymmetric conflicts. Those crises posed fundamental questions for the European Union and its member states, to which Europe has so far proven unable to develop…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    The Open Door since the End of the Cold War

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Chinese Foreign Relations with Weak Peripheral States

    Asymmetrical Economic Power and Insecurity

    By Jeffrey Reeves

    This book examines China’s relations with its weak peripheral states through the theoretical lens of structural power and structural violence. China’s foreign policy concepts toward its weak neighbouring states, such as the ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy, are premised on the assumption that…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Maritime Security

    By Charles Swanson, Stephen Askins

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Practical Shipping Guides

  • Thinking about War and Peace

    By Denise DeGarmo, E. Duff Wrobbel

    Rich in pedagogy and clearly structured throughout, this textbook combines theoretical analysis with both historical and contemporary examples to explain, compare, and evaluate the various causal theories and moral frameworks that have been most influential in discussions of war. The book: clearly…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Walzer, Just War and Iraq

    Ethics as Response

    By Ronan O'Callaghan

    In recent years questions of ethical responsibility and justice in war have become increasingly significant in international relations. This focus has been precipitated by United States (U.S.) led invasions in Afghanistan and Iraq. In turn, Western conceptions of ethical responsibility have been…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Politics and Suicide

    The Philosophy of Political Self-destruction

    By Nicholas Michelsen

    Politics and Suicide argues that whilst the historical lineage of suicidal politics is recognised, the fundamental significance of autodestruction to the political remains under examined. It contends that practices like suicide-bombing do not simply embody a strange or abnormal ‘suicidal’…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Reassessing the Responsibility to Protect

    Conceptual and Operational Challenges

    Edited by Brett R. O'Bannon

    This book explores conceptual and operational questions regarding the development and implementation of the Responsibility to Protect. The mass atrocity norm known as the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) has enjoyed meteoric success since the concept was introduced in 2001. But perhaps precisely…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

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