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  • Routledge Handbook of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    This new Handbook provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and debates on terrorism and counterterrorism, as well as providing a benchmark for future research. The attacks of 9/11 and the ‘global war on terror’ and its various legacies have dominated international…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
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  • EU Global Strategy and Human Security

    Rethinking Approaches to Conflict

    Edited by Mary Kaldor, Iavor Rangelov, Sabine Selchow

    This volume examines the EU’s Global Strategy in relation to human security approaches to conflict. Contemporary conflicts are best understood as a social condition in which armed groups mobilise sectarian and fundamentalist sentiments and construct a predatory economy through which they enrich…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
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    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Climate Change, Policy and Security

    State and Human Impacts

    Edited by Donald Wallace, Daniel Silander

    This book examines the multiple strategies proposed by the international community for addressing global climate change (GCC) from both human and state-security perspectives. It examines what is needed from major states working within the UN framework to engage with the multiple dimensions of a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
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    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Exploring Peace Formation

    Security and Justice in Post-Colonial States

    Edited by Kwesi Aning, M Anne Brown, Volker Boege, Charles T Hunt

    This volume examines the dynamics of socio-political order in post-colonial states across the Pacific Islands region and West Africa in order to elaborate on the processes and practices of peace formation. Drawing on field research and engaging with post-liberal conceptualisations of peacebuilding,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
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    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability

    Relationships of Influence with Civil Society

    By Vian Bakir

    This book provides a definitive overview of the relationships of influence between civil society and intelligence elites. The secrecy surrounding intelligence means that publication of intelligence is highly restricted, barring occasional whistle-blowing and sanitised official leaks. These…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
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    Studies in Intelligence

  • Statebuilding in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Aftermath of Regime Change

    By Irene Costantini

    This book examines the regime changes in Iraq and Libya to unravel the complexity of statebuilding in countries emerging from authoritarianism and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Framed in a comparative study of post-2003 Iraq and post-2011 Libya, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
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    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • Indonesia’s Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

    Rise of an Indo-Pacific Power

    By Vibhanshu Shekhar

    This book examines the changes in Indonesian foreign policy during the 21st century as it seeks to position itself as a great power in the Indo-Pacific region. The rise of 21st-century Indonesia is becoming a permanent fixture in both the domestic and global discourses. Though there has been…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
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    Asian Security Studies

  • War and Strategy in the Modern World

    From Blitzkrieg to Unconventional Terror

    By Azar Gat

    This volume brings together some of Professor Azar Gat's most significant articles on the evolution of strategic doctrines and the transformation of war during the 20th and early 21st centuries. It sheds new light on the rise of the German Panzer arm and the doctrine of Blitzkrieg between the two…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
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    Cass Military Studies

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux. The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
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    Contemporary Issues in the South China Sea

  • Routledge Handbook of Air Power

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Air Power offers a comprehensive overview of the political purposes and military importance of air power. Despite its increasing significance in international relations, statecraft and war, the phenomenon of air power remains controversial and little understood beyond its…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
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  • Routledge Handbook of Defence Studies

    Edited by David J. Galbreath, John R. Deni

    The Routledge Handbook of Defence Studies provides a comprehensive collection of essays on contemporary defence studies by leading international scholars. Defence studies is a multi-disciplinary study of how agents, predominantly states, prepare for and go to war. Whereas security studies has been…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
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  • Local Peacebuilding and Legitimacy

    Interactions between National and Local Levels

    Edited by Landon E. Hancock, Christopher Mitchell

    This volume searches for pragmatic answers to the problems that continue to beset peacebuilding efforts at all levels of society, with a singular focus on the role of legitimacy. Many peacebuilding efforts are hampered by their inability to gain the support of those they are trying to help at the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
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    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflict

    The Changing Context of Peacemaking

    By Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, Pamela Aall

    This collection of essays situates the study and practice of international mediation and peaceful settlement of disputes within a changing global context. The book is organized around issues of concern to practitioners, including the broader regional, global, and institutional context of mediation…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
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    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

  • New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War

    Unexpected Transformations?

    Edited by Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta

    This collection of essays makes a significant contribution to the historiography of the end of the Cold War. Research on the causes and consequences of the end of the Cold War is constantly growing. Initially, it was dominated by fairly simplistic, and often politically motivated, debates…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
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    Cold War History

  • Early Naval Air Power

    British and German Approaches

    By Dennis Haslop

    This book examines the British and German approach to naval air power, describing the creation and development of the two naval air service organizations and doctrine. This work provides new insights as to how two naval air services were influenced by internal and political interventions, and how…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
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    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Mediating Power-Sharing

    Devolution and Consociationalism in Deeply Divided Societies

    By Feargal Cochrane, Neophytos Loizides, Thibaud Bodson

    This book focuses on the design and operation of power-sharing in deeply divided societies. Beyond this starting point, it seeks to examine the different ways in which consociational institutions emerge from negotiations and peace settlements across three counter-intuitive cases – post-Brexit…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
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  • Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This work explains and critically examines the main theoretical aspects of operational warfare at sea. It utilizes diverse examples from naval history, ranging from the ancient era to the present day, to offer a comprehensive description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
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    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East

    The Realpolitik of Deceit

    By Bernd Kaussler, Glenn P. Hastedt

    This book offers a realist critique of US foreign policy towards the Middle East in the past decade. It critically examines four core foundations of contemporary US Middle East policy: US relations with Saudi Arabia after the Arab Spring; US diplomacy towards Iran and the Obama administration’s…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
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    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Patrick Salmon

    This volume documents the British Government’s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
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    Whitehall Histories

  • Understanding Deradicalization

    Methods, Tools and Programs for Countering Violent Extremism

    By Daniel Koehler

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the different aspects of deradicalization theories, programs and methods. It analyzes the practical and theoretical aspects of deradicalization programs and the methods being employed to bring extremists and terrorist back to a non-violent life. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
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    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Media, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Piers Robinson, Philip Seib, Romy Frohlich

    This Handbook links the growing body of media and conflict research with the field of security studies. The academic sub-field of media and conflict has developed and expanded greatly over the past two decades. Operating across a diverse range of academic disciplines, academics are studying the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
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  • The Challenge of Apartheid: UK–South African Relations, 1985–1986

    Documents on British Policy Overseas. Series III, Volume IX

    Edited by Patrick Salmon

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa during one of the most turbulent periods of the apartheid era. The crisis of apartheid that began in 1984 provoked international outrage on an unprecedented scale. This volume documents the attempt by the British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
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    Whitehall Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Myriam Dunn Cavelty, Thierry Balzacq

    This revised and updated second edition features over twenty new chapters and offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past 20 years, and is now one of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
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  • Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate

    Covert Action and Internal Operations

    By Owen L. Sirrs

    This book is the first comprehensive study of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI). The rise of Pakistan-backed religious extremist groups in Afghanistan, India, and Central Asia has focused international attention on Pakistan’s premier intelligence organization and covert…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
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