Military, Strategic & Security Studies June Collection

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

June 2017

  • Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2017

    Edited by Tim Huxley, William Choong

    This book offers an analysis of the four central regional security themes relevant to the policy-focussed discussions at the annual IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. Namely: The evolving roles of the United States and China in Asia-Pacific security; Responses by the US and regional states to regional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30

  • Gender and Diplomacy

    Edited by Jennifer A. Cassidy

    This volume provides a detailed discussion of the role of women in diplomacy and a global narrative of their current and historical role within it. The last century has seen the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs) experience seismic shifts in their policies concerning the entry, role and agency…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan

    In a Time of Western Intervention

    By Ben Walter

    This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan. It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Beyond Liberal Peacebuilding

    A Critical Exploration of the Local Turn

    By Elisa Randazzo

    This book examines the logic behind the shifts and paradigm changes within the scholarship on peacebuilding. In particular, the book is concerned with examining if, and how, these shifts have significantly altered how we think about peacebuilding beyond the ‘liberal peacebuilding’ paradigm. To do…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Chinese-Japanese Competition and the East Asian Security Complex

    Vying for Influence

    Edited by Jeffrey Reeves, Jeffrey Hornung, Kerry Lynn Nankivell

    This volume examines contemporary diplomatic, economic, and security competition between China and Japan in the Asia-Pacific region. The book outlines the role that Sino-Japanese competition plays in East Asian security, an area of study largely overlooked in contemporary writing on Asian security…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Asian Security Studies

  • Resilience, Emergencies and the Internet

    Security In-Formation

    By Mareile Kaufmann

    This book traces how resilience is conceptually grounded in an understanding of the world as interconnected, complex and emergent. In an interconnected world, we are exposed to radical uncertainties, which require new modes of handling them. Security no longer means the promise of protection, but…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge Studies in Resilience

  • Reintegrating Jihadist Extremist Detainees

    Helping Extremist Offenders Back into Society

    By Daan Weggemans, Beatrice de Graaf

    This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that the police and other frontline professionals play in this process. Over the past few decades the number of people who have been detained under the suspicion of terrorist activities…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • An Uncertain Ally

    Turkey under Erdogan's Dictatorship

    By David L. Phillips

    Under the rule of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey has descended into a dictatorship, promotes the Islamist agenda, abuses human rights, limits freedom of expression in the press, and wages war against the Kurds. While Turkey has historically been important geopolitically, it has become an outlier in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20

  • Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century

    Edited by Aidan Hehir, Robert W. Murray

    This book contributes to current debates on the protection of human rights in the 21st century. With the global economic collapse, the rise of the BRICS, the post-intervention chaos in Libya, the migration crisis in Europe, and the regional conflagration sparked by the conflict in Syria,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • NATO and the North Atlantic

    Revitalising Collective Defence

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    The book analyses the renewed importance of the North Atlantic for NATO in the face of new security challenges This Whitehall Paper explores the renewed importance of the North Atlantic Ocean to NATO’s security through the lenses of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway in particular. These…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Whitehall Papers

  • Harsh Lessons

    Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    By Ben Barry

    The recent Afghanistan and Iraq wars were very controversial. The conflicts’ casualties, intractability and the apparent failure of the US and its allies to achieve their objectives mean that many see the wars as failures. This resulted in a loss of confidence in the West of the utility of force as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08

  • Survival 59.1

    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 – 2017-02-03

  • Resolving Structural Conflicts

    How Violent Systems Can Be Transformed

    By Richard E. Rubenstein

    This book analyses how certain types of social systems generate violent conflict and discusses how these systems can be transformed in order to create the conditions for positive peace. Resolving Structural Conflicts addresses a key issue in the field of conflict studies: what to do about violent…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution