• Private Military and Security Companies as Legitimate Governors: From Barricades to Boardrooms book cover

    Private Military and Security Companies as Legitimate Governors

    From Barricades to Boardrooms, 1st Edition

    By Berenike Prem

    This book examines the legitimation of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs), focusing on the controversy between PMSCs and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). While existing studies disproportionately emphasise the ability for companies and their clients to dominate and shape…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Gower
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia: Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability book cover

    Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia

    Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability, 1st Edition

    By Zafar Khan, Rizwana Abbasi

    This book explores evolving patterns of nuclear deterrence, the impact of new technologies, and changing deterrent force postures in the South Asian region to assess future challenges for sustainable peace and stability. Under the core principles of security dilemma, this book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Southeast Asia and the European Union: Contemporary inter-regional dialogue and cooperation on non-traditional security challenges book cover

    Southeast Asia and the European Union

    Contemporary inter-regional dialogue and cooperation on non-traditional security challenges, 1st Edition

    By Naila Maier-Knapp

    This book provides an analysis of non-traditional security (NTS) crises and cooperation between the European Union and Southeast Asia. Using case studies from both Southeast Asia and Western Europe between 2009 and 2016, the book examines the haze, marine life protection, migration and terrorism.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Hybridization, Intervention and Authority: Security Beyond Conflict in Sierra Leone book cover

    Hybridization, Intervention and Authority

    Security Beyond Conflict in Sierra Leone, 1st Edition

    By Peter Albrecht

    This book explains how security is organized from the local to the national level in post-war Sierra Leone, and how external actors attempted to shape the field through security sector reform. Security sector reform became an important and deeply political instrument to establish peace in Sierra…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Private Security Studies

  • Crypto-Politics: Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era book cover

    Crypto-Politics

    Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Linda Monsees

    This book examines current debates about the politics of technology and the future of democratic practices in the digital era. The volume centres on the debates on digital encryption in Germany and the USA, during the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s leaks, which revolved around the value of privacy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • NATO’s Democratic Retrenchment: Hegemony after the Return of History book cover

    NATO’s Democratic Retrenchment

    Hegemony after the Return of History, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Larsen

    Exploring NATO’s post-Cold War determination to support democracy abroad, this book addresses the alliance’s adaptation to the new illiberal backlashes in Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and Afghanistan after the alleged ‘return of history’. The book addresses the question of what has driven…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Modern Security Studies

  • Organisational Learning and the Modern Army: A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes book cover

    Organisational Learning and the Modern Army

    A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes, 1st Edition

    By Tom Dyson

    Drawing upon extensive original research, this book explores best-practice in army lessons-learned processes. Without the correct learning mechanisms, military adaptation can be blocked, or the wider lessons from adaptation can easily be lost, leading to the need to relearn lessons in the field,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Politics of Military Families: State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household book cover

    The Politics of Military Families

    State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household, 1st Edition

    Edited by René Moelker, Manon Andres, Nina Rones

    This book examines the politics of military families in relation to the tensions between the state, military organization, and private life. It elaborates on the tensions between the advent of challenging worldwide deployment for the military and the prominence of the home front. The volume aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Critical Geopolitics and Regional (Re)Configurations: Interregionalism and Transnationalism Between Latin America and Europe book cover

    Critical Geopolitics and Regional (Re)Configurations

    Interregionalism and Transnationalism Between Latin America and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heriberto Cairo, Breno Bringel

    This book seeks to develop our understanding of the contemporary geopolitical reconfigurations of two regions of the world system with high cultural affinity and traditional close relations: Latin America and Europe. Relations between Latin America and Europe have been interpreted generally in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe book cover

    Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    By Godfrey Maringira

    This book explores the barrack experiences of soldiers in post-independence Zimbabwe, examining the concept of military professionalism within a state in political crisis. Drawing upon interviews with former soldiers of the Zimbabwe National Army, Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe casts a light…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Temporal Identities and Security Policy in Postwar Japan book cover

    Temporal Identities and Security Policy in Postwar Japan

    1st Edition

    By Ulv Hanssen

    Through a discourse analysis of Japanese parliamentary debates, this book explores how different understandings of Japan’s history have led to sharply divergent security policies in the postwar period, whilst providing an explanation for the much-debated security policy changes under Abe Shinzō.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies book cover

    Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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