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  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • 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 – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • India’s National Security

    Annual Review 2016-17

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The global security environment in the last five years has been characterised by a state of ‘no war, no peace’ among major powers, resulting in a state of uncertainty about their national security objectives. For instance, the United States has been concerned about the attitudes of Iran, Russia,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge India

  • Limited War in South Asia

    From Decolonization to Recent Times

    By Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

    This book examines the origins, courses, and consequences of conventional wars in post-colonial South Asia. Although South Asia has experienced large-scale conventional warfare on several occasions since the end of World War II, there is an almost total neglect of analysis of conventional warfare…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel

    Dealing with Epidemics

    Edited by Daniel Messelken, David Winkler

    This book examines the issue of ethics in the context of the provision of military health care in an epidemic. Outbreaks of epidemics like Ebola trigger difficult ethical challenges for civilian and military health care personnel. This book offers theoretical reflections combined with reports from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Conflict

    Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices

    By Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij

    Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict not only reconfirms social hierarchies and power relations, but also motivates people…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks

    Con-textualising the destruction of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia

    By Andrei Gomez-Suarez

    This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian armed conflict- through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • The Politics of Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka

    Transnational Commitments to Social Change

    By Eva Gerharz

    Sri Lanka’s conflict and peace processes have gained global attention during recent years. This book presents a comprehensive insight into the politics of reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka, focussing on the ceasefire which was negotiated between the Government of Sri Lanka and the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    By Kaushik Roy

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war during the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Ethics and Security Automata

    Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force

    By Sean Welsh

    Can security automata (robots and AIs) make moral decisions to apply force on humans correctly? If they can make such decisions, ought they be used to do so? Will security automata increase or decrease aggregate risk to humans? What regulation is appropriate? Addressing these important issues this…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

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