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New Reference Books

  • North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Order

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Patrick McEachern, Jaclyn O’Brien McEachern

    This book examines and compares the political situations in North Korea and Iran, and the contemporary security challenges posed by their illicit nuclear aspirations. While government officials, including a series of American presidents, strategic policy documents and outside analysts have…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Military and Liberal Society

    Societal-Military Relations in Western Europe

    By Tomas Kucera

    This book describes to what extent and in what ways the military policies of Western European societies are determined by liberal ideology. A wide variety of issues affected by liberal ideology, including conscription, conscientious objection, military mission, military ethics and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism

    By Donette Murray, David Brown, Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a fresh assessment of George W. Bush’s foreign policies. It is not designed to offer an evaluation of the totality of George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Instead, the analysis will focus on the key aspects of his foreign and security policy record, in each case considering the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Civilians and Warfare in World History

    Edited by Nicola Foote, Nadya Williams

    This book explores the role played by civilians in shaping the outcomes of military combat across time and place. This volume explores the contributions civilians have made to warfare in case studies that range from ancient Europe to contemporary Africa and Latin America. Building on philosophical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Ukraine Conflict

    Security, Identity and Politics in the Wider Europe

    Edited by Derek Averre, Kataryna Wolczuk

    It is not hyperbole to suggest that the foundations of post-cold war security in Europe have been badly damaged by the conflict in Ukraine since 2014. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine appear to have created a ‘simmering’ conflict, which may take years to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Local Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Pathways to Local Compliance with International Police Reform

    By Birte Julia Gippert

    This book analyses the role of legitimacy in explaining local actors’ compliance with international peacebuilding operations. The book provides a comparative, micro-level study of local actors’ reasons for compliance with or resistance to international peacebuilding. Specifically, it analyses three…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Richard Burchill

    This path-breaking collection of papers examines the phenomenon of jihadist insurgent movements in the Middle East and North, East and West Africa. It argues that military and strategic analysts have paid insufficient attention to the phenomenon of jihadism in insurgent movements, partly due to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • International Mediation in a Fragile World

    Edited by David Carment, Evan Hoffman

    Contributions to this volume consider the importance of mediation in violent conflict. Practical and applied, this publication will be of interest to scholars, academics, policymakers and practitioners. It was originally published as a special issue of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Human Rights of Migrants in the 21st Century

    Edited by Elspeth Guild, Stefanie Grant, C. A. Groenendijk

    This book offers an accessible examination of the human rights of migrants in the context of the UN’s negotiations in 2018. This volume has two main contributions. Firstly, it is designed to inform the negotiations on the UN’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration announced by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda

    Women as Rescuers and Perpetrators

    By Sara E. Brown

    This book examines the mobilization, role, and trajectory of women rescuers and perpetrators during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. While much has been written about the victimization of women during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, very little has been said about women who rescued targeted victims or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy

    Edited by Joseph F. Pilat, Nathan E. Busch

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive examination of the rich and complex issues of nuclear proliferation in the early 21st century. The future of the decades-long effort to prevent the further spread of weapons of mass destruction is at a crossroads today. If international nonproliferation…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Peace Leadership

    The Quest for Connectedness

    Edited by Stan Amaladas, Sean Byrne

    This book examines the concept of peace leadership, bringing together scholars and practitioners from both peace and conflict studies and leadership studies. The volume assesses the activities of six peace leaders, the place and role of women and youth in leading for peace, military peace…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • African Peace Militaries

    War, Peace and Democratic Governance

    Edited by David J. Francis

    This book provides a critical understanding of the emerging role of African militaries in peacetime democratic Africa. This book departs from the dominant perspective which simply presents the military as an ‘enemy’ of democracy because of the history and legacy of unending military coup d’états…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Åshild Kolås

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the women, peace and security literature, Women, Peace and Security in Nepal questions the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • US National Cybersecurity

    International Politics, Concepts and Organization

    Edited by Damien Van Puyvelde, Aaron F. Brantly

    This volume explores the contemporary challenges to US national cybersecurity. Taking stock of the field, it features contributions by leading experts working at the intersection between academia and government and offers a unique overview of some of the latest debates about national cybersecurity.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Counterinsurgency, Security Forces, and the Identification Problem

    Distinguishing Friend From Foe

    By Daniel L. Magruder, Jr

    This book presents a theory and empirical evidence for how security forces can identify militant suspects during counterinsurgency operations. A major oversight on the part of academics and practitioners has been to ignore the critical antecedent issue common to persuasion and coercion…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Governing Diasporas in International Relations

    The Transnational Politics of Croatia and Former Yugoslavia

    By Francesco Ragazzi

    This book analyzes how states extend their sovereignty beyond their territories through the language of diasporas. An increasing number of states are interested in supporting, managing or controlling their populations abroad, something they define as their ‘diaspora’. Yet what does it mean for…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Routledge Handbook of African Security

    Edited by James J. Hentz

    This new Handbook examines the issues, challenges, and debates surrounding the problem of security in Africa. Africa is home to most of the world's current conflicts, and security is a key issue. However, African security can only be understood by employing different levels of analysis: the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security

    Edited by Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transatlantic Security

    Edited by Jussi Hanhimäki, Georges-Henri Soutou, Basil Germond

    This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century. After World War II, the US retained a strong presence as the dominant member of NATO throughout the Cold War. Former enemies, such as Germany,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • From Bullets to Ballots

    The Transformation of Rebel Groups into Political Parties

    By John Ishiyama

    In recent years, an increasing amount of research has argued that the successful transformation of rebel organization into parties is critical to stable post-conflict peace and democratization. However, this process is not well understood. This volume brings together some of the most notable…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Intelligence Governance and Democratisation

    A Comparative Analysis of the Limits of Reform

    By Peter Gill

    This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation. Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

New Professional Books

  • Just War Thinkers

    From Cicero to the 21st Century

    Edited by Daniel R. Brunstetter, Cian O’Driscoll

    This volume offers a set of concise and accessible introductions to the seminal figures in the historical development of the just war tradition. In what, if any, circumstances are political communities justified in going to war? And what limits should apply to the conduct of any such war? The just…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Contemporary Just War

    Theory and Practice

    By Tamar Meisels

    This book offers a renewed defense of traditional just war theory and considers its application to certain contemporary cases, particularly in the Middle East. The first part of the book addresses and responds to the central theoretical criticisms levelled at traditional just war theory. It offers…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Railway Security

    Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters

    By Richard R. Young, Gary A. Gordon, Jeremy F. Plant

    This book provides an overview and assessment of the security risks, both manmade and natural, facing the railways and rail networks. Railroads face significant threats from disasters, but with situational awareness and coordinated effort these can often be substantially minimized. Transportation…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Linking Warfare and Statecraft, 1400-1830

    By Beatrice Heuser

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Napoleon and Clausewitz. The…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Social Movements and Civil War

    When Protests for Democratization Fail

    By Donatella della Porta, Teije Hidde Donker, Bogumila Hall, Emin Poljarevic, Daniel P. Ritter

    This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the mechanisms through which social movements’ struggles for democracy end up in civil war.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

  • Survival 59.4

    Survival, the bi-monthly publication from The International Institute for Strategic Studies, is a leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs. With a diverse range of authors, thoughtful reviews and review essays, Survival is scholarly in depth while vivid,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

New Textbook

  • War, Conflict and Human Rights

    Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    War, Conflict and Human Rights is an innovative inter-disciplinary textbook, combining aspects of law, politics and conflict analysis to examine the relationship between human rights and armed conflict. This third edition has been fully revised and updated, and contains a completely new chapter on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

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