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  • China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs

    The Dragon Strikes

    By Markus B. Liegl

    This book explains why China has resorted to the use of large-scale military force in foreign affairs. How will China use its growing military might in coming crisis and existing conflicts? This book contributes to the current debate on the future of the Asia-Pacific region by examining why China…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Managing State Fragility

    Conflict, Quantification and Power

    By Isabel Rocha de Siqueira

    This book examines the management of ‘state fragility’ and the practices and impacts of quantification over relations of power in international politics. With the further movement towards quantification, and as technical and technological changes advance, this book argues that certain important…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: How shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violence

    Society, Crisis, Identity

    By Maureen S. Hiebert

    This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict?…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical geography. Seeking to move away from military history and memory studies, contributors explore conceptual contributions of geography to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Constructing Forensic Evidence for International Criminal Trials

    Legal, Social and Scientific Approaches

    By Éadaoin O’Brien

    This book fills a significant gap in the literature by outlining a legal framework for international forensic investigations. It focuses particularly on mass grave exhumations, and explores the important role that has been played by forensic experts in the prosecution of core international crimes.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • International Practices of Criminal Law

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    This book examines the social dynamics behind the creation of internationalized criminal law. Although the emergence of different forms of international criminal law in the 1990s has been the topic of much academic and legal attention, this book takes the people and practices behind the modern…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Regional Intervention Politics in Africa

    Crisis, Hegemony, and the Transformation of Subjectivity

    By Stefanie Wodrig

    This book analyses regional interventions in African conflict spaces, by engaging with political discourse theory. Interventions are a performance of agency, but what happens if interventions are performed by forces that scholars have hardly ever considered as relevant agents in this regard? Based…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Royal Marines Enculturation

    Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

    By Mark Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • The Value of Resilience

    Securing life in the twenty-first century

    By Chris Zebrowski

    The Value of Resilience represents one of the first systematic studies of resilience in the field of security studies. At the turn of the twenty-first century, resilience has become a ‘buzz-word’ within fields as diverse as network engineering, ecosystems management, child psychology and military…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History

    By Geoffrey Sloan

    This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history. This book addresses three interrelated questions: why does the geographical scope of political objectives and subsequent strategy of states change? How do these changes occur? Over what period of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Geopolitical Theory

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