War & Conflict Studies Products

  • US Democracy Promotion after the Cold War

    Stability, Basic Premises, and Policy towards Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Annika Elena Poppe

    This book explores the often-assumed but so far not examined proposition that a particular US culture influences US foreign policy behavior, or, more concretely: that widely shared basic assumptions embraced by members of the US administration have a notable impact on foreign policy-making.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11 
    Ashgate
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Radicalisation

    1st Edition

    By Shahamak Rezaei, Marco Goli

    This new volume comprehensively addresses the key questions regarding Islamic Radicalisation. Islamic radicalisation is widely understood as the cognitive and ideological framework and denominator for the creation of a worldview that is not only incompatible with, but openly hostile to the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Private Military and Security Companies as Legitimate Governors

    From Barricades to Boardrooms, 1st Edition

    By Berenike Prem

    This book examines the legitimation of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs), focusing on the controversy between PMSCs and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). While existing studies disproportionately emphasise the ability for companies and their clients to dominate and shape…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Gower
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Secret Intelligence

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Aldrich, Christopher Andrew, Wesley Wark

    The second edition of Secret Intelligence: A Reader brings together key essays from the field of intelligence studies, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and ongoing debates about the future of intelligence. Secret intelligence has…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Survival Regime

    Global War and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Edgar Illas

    The Survival Regime explores the concept of survival to describe the effects on politics of the fusion of war and capital in globalization. Survival defines a sort of degree zero governmentality that has resulted from the crumbling of the political and spatial architecture of modernity,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Hybridization, Intervention and Authority

    Security Beyond Conflict in Sierra Leone, 1st Edition

    By Peter Albrecht

    This book explains how security is organized from the local to the national level in post-war Sierra Leone, and how external actors attempted to shape the field through security sector reform. Security sector reform became an important and deeply political instrument to establish peace in Sierra…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Teaching Peace and War

    Pedagogy and Curricula, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annick T.R. Wibben, Amanda E. Donahoe

    This comprehensive volume on teaching peace and war demonstrates that our choice of pedagogy, or the way we structure a curriculum, must be attentive to context. Pedagogical strategies that work with one class may not work in another, whether over time or across space and different types of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    Moving Beyond Clausewitz, 1st Edition

    By George R. Lucas, Jr.

    This book examines the importance of ‘military ethics’ in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz’s original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favour of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • NATO’s Democratic Retrenchment

    Hegemony after the Return of History, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Larsen

    Exploring NATO’s post-Cold War determination to support democracy abroad, this book addresses the alliance’s adaptation to the new illiberal backlashes in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and Afghanistan after the alleged ‘return of history’. The book addresses the question of what has driven…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Modern Security Studies

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit Bagu

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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