Military, Strategic & Security Studies May Collection

We are delighted to bring you our collection of reference titles in Military, Strategic & Security Studies for May 2017; also including our backlist collection from May 2016. You can find further information below on the titles publishing, and by visiting the Military, Strategic & Security Studies subject page.


May 2017

  • Environmental Security in Latin America

    By Gavin O'Toole

    This book examines security in Latin America through an environmental lens, at a time when this region faces a broad and growing spectrum of threats. The book considers the backdrop against which security debates about Latin America have been conducted; the extent to which scholarship has been…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Defence Inflation

    Perspectives and Prospects

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Binyam Solomon

    Defence inflation is a recurring factor in determining defence spending. It is widely reported in official government publications and in the trade press, but remains relatively neglected by defence and peace economists. In this book, international contributors from Finland, Norway, Sweden, the UK…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Peacebuilding and Spatial Transformation

    Peace, Space and Place

    By Annika Bjorkdahl, Stefanie Kappler

    This book investigates peacebuilding in post-conflict scenarios by analysing the link between peace, space and place. By focusing on the case studies of Cyprus, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Northern Ireland and South Africa, the book provides a spatial reading of agency in peacebuilding contexts. It…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Rethinking Neo-Institutional Statebuilding

    The Knowledge Paradox of International Intervention

    By Peter Finkenbusch

    This book examines how neo-institutional statebuilding undercuts international policy agency. Post-Cold War interventions are marked by a peculiar paradox. From peace and statebuilding projects in war-shattered societies to World Bank development programmes in Africa, the scope of external…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

    Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970

    By Matthew Jones

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2017

    3rd Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Armed Conflict Survey

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Assessing Maritime Disputes in East Asia

    Political and Legal Perspectives

    Edited by Barthelemy Courmont, Frederic Lasserre, Eric Mottet

    Combining practical and theoretical approaches, this book addresses the political, legal and economic implications of maritime disputes in East Asia. The maritime disputes in East Asia have multiplied over the past few years, in parallel with the economic growth of the countries in the region, the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in the South China Sea

  • Understanding Boko Haram

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa

    Edited by James J. Hentz, Hussein Solomon

    The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies