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  • Peacekeeping in Africa: The evolving security architecture book cover

    Peacekeeping in Africa

    The evolving security architecture

    Edited by Marco Wyss, Thierry Tardy

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of peacekeeping in Africa. Recent events in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Mali remind us that violence remains endemic and continues to hamper the institutional, social and economic development of the African continent. Over the years, an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • European Security Policy and Strategic Culture book cover

    European Security Policy and Strategic Culture

    Edited by Peter Schmidt, Benjamin Zyla

    With the Lisbon Treaty in place and the European Union increasingly involved in international crisis management and stabilization operations in places near and far, this volume revisits the trajectory of a European strategic culture. Specifically, it studies the usefulness of its application in a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Capitalist Peace book cover

    Assessing the Capitalist Peace

    Edited by Gerald Schneider, Nils Petter Gleditsch

    Researchers have recently reinvigorated the idea that key features associated with a capitalist organization of the economy render nation states internally and externally more peaceful. According to this adage, the contract intensity of capitalist societies and the openness of the economy are among…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Intersections of Crime and Terror book cover

    Intersections of Crime and Terror

    Edited by James J.F. Forest

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Understanding Deterrence book cover

    Understanding Deterrence

    Edited by Keith B. Payne

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent’s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation: Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle book cover

    Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation

    Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle

    Edited by Véronique Dudouet

    This book investigates the decision-making process, rationale and determining factors which underlie the strategic shifts of armed movements from violent to nonviolent resistance. The revival of global interest in the phenomenon of nonviolent struggle since the 2011 Arab Spring offers a welcome…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Revisiting Intelligence and Policy: Problems with Politicization and Receptivity book cover

    Revisiting Intelligence and Policy

    Problems with Politicization and Receptivity

    Edited by Stephen Marrin

    The relationship between intelligence organizations and the national security policymakers which they support has its ups and downs. Sometimes the relationship is a good one; communication flows and both sides benefit from the interaction, but sometimes difficulties arise and problems develop. For…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Security, Technology and Global Politics: Thinking with Virilio book cover

    Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • EU Foreign Policy and Crisis Management Operations: Power, purpose and domestic politics book cover

    EU Foreign Policy and Crisis Management Operations

    Power, purpose and domestic politics

    By Benjamin Pohl

    This book explores the drivers of the EU’s recent forays into peace- and state-building operations. Since the Union’s European (now Common) Security and Defence Policy (ESDP/CSDP) became operational in 2003, the EU has conducted more than 20 civilian and military operations that broadly served to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The Future of Intelligence: Challenges in the 21st century book cover

    The Future of Intelligence

    Challenges in the 21st century

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Ben de Jong, Joop van Reijn

    This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field. The main focus of Western intelligence services is no longer on the intentions and capabilities of the Soviet Union and its allies. Instead, at…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding: Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States book cover

    An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding

    Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States

    By Gearoid Millar

    This book aims to outline and promote an ethnographic approach to evaluating international peacebuilding interventions in transitional states. While the evaluation of peacebuilding and transitional justice efforts has been a growing concern in recent years, too often evaluations assess projects…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • The EU and Military Operations: A comparative analysis book cover

    The EU and Military Operations

    A comparative analysis

    By Katarina Engberg

    This book is a comparative study which aims to answer the question: under what circumstances does the EU undertake military operations? Since 2003, the EU has carried out six military operations. What accounts for this historic development? The EU and Military Operations examines the dynamics…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The NATO Intervention in Libya: Lessons learned from the campaign book cover

    The NATO Intervention in Libya

    Lessons learned from the campaign

    Edited by Kjell Engelbrekt, Marcus Mohlin, Charlotte Wagnsson

    This book explores ‘lessons learned’ from the military intervention in Libya by examining key aspects of the 2011 NATO campaign. NATO’s intervention in Libya had unique features, rendering it unlikely to serve as a model for action in other situations. There was an explicit UN Security Council…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

    This new Routledge Handbook offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the meanings and uses of the term ‘peacebuilding’, and presents cutting-edge debates on the practices conducted in the name of peacebuilding. The term ‘peacebuilding’ has had remarkable staying power. Other terms,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • War and the Body: Militarisation, Practice and Experience book cover

    War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience