17Featured Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies

    Edited by Rita Abrahamsen, Anna Leander

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of current research on private security and military companies, comprising essays by leading scholars from around the world. The increasing privatization of security across the globe has been the subject of much debate and controversy, inciting…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20
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  • Routledge Handbook of Human Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Security

    Edited by Mary Martin, Taylor Owen

    This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years. Human security has been part of academic and policy discourses since it was first promoted by the UNDP in its 1994 Human Development Report.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism

    Edited by Genevieve Lennon, Clive Walker

    In the years since 9/11, counter-terrorism law and policy has proliferated across the world. This handbook comprehensively surveys how the law has been deployed in all aspects of counter-terrorism. It provides an authoritative and critical analysis of counter-terrorism laws in domestic…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
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  • Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security

    Edited by David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays on all aspects of Latin American Security by a mix of established and emerging scholars. The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate, taking into account that…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
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  • Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics

    Edited by George Lucas

    The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
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  • Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy book cover

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-18
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  • Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security book cover

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
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  • Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies

    Edited by Joseph Soeters, Patricia M. Shields, Sebastiaan Rietjens

    This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-09
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  • The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of…

    Hardback – 2014-05-29
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
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  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars

    Edited by Edward Newman, Karl DeRouen, Jr.

    This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world. Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised violence since the end of World War II, and certainly in the contemporary era. These…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
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  • The Routledge Handbook of War and Society: Iraq and Afghanistan book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of War and Society

    Iraq and Afghanistan

    Edited by Steven Carlton-Ford, Morten G. Ender

    This new handbook provides an introduction to current sociological and behavioral research on the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan represent two of the most interesting and potentially troubling events of recent decades. These two wars-so similar in…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
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  • Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies book cover

    Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies

    Edited by Robert Dover, Michael S. Goodman, Claudia Hillebrand

    The Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies provides a broad overview of the growing field of intelligence studies. The recent growth of interest in intelligence and security studies has led to an increased demand for popular depictions of intelligence and reference works to explain the…

    Hardback – 2013-08-22
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  • Routledge Handbook of African Security book cover

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
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  • Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War: Just War Theory in the 21st Century book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War

    Just War Theory in the 21st Century

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas G. Evans, Adam Henschke

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary extensions and alternatives to the just war tradition in the field of the ethics of war. The modern history of just war has typically assumed the primacy of four particular elements: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, the state actor, and…

    Hardback – 2013-07-08
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  • Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding

    Edited by David Chandler, Timothy D. Sisk

    This new Handbook offers a combination of theoretical, thematic and empirical analyses of the statebuilding regime, written by leading international scholars. Over the past decade, international statebuilding has become one of the most important and least understood areas of international…

    Hardback – 2013-03-20
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research

    Edited by Alex Schmid

    This major new Handbook synthesises more than two decades of scholarly research, and provides a comprehensive overview of the field of terrorism studies. The content of the Handbook is based on the responses to a questionnaire by nearly 100 experts from more than 20 countries as well as the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26
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