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New International Security Titles Published April to May 2011

A selection of our new titles published in International Security this month. Highlights include titles by Aidan Hehir, Natasha Kuhrt and Andrew Mumford; and John Mueller, amongst others.

Many of these titles are available either as hard copy or electronic inspection copies. If you see a title you would like to inspect for course use, please use the link on the book's page and fill out the request form. If you prefer, you can email us to request the book, and include the book title, your name, institution, course name and course enrolment.

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  1. War and Ideas

    Selected Essays

    By John Mueller

    This book collects the key essays, together with updating notes and commentary, of Professor John Mueller on war and the role of ideas and opinions. Mueller has maintained that war (and peace) are, in essence, merely ideas, and that war has waned as the notion that 'peace' is a decidedly good idea...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. International Law, Security and Ethics

    Policy Challenges in the post-9/11 World

    Edited by Aidan Hehir, Natasha Kuhrt, Andrew Mumford

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the different ways in which the laws governing the use of force and the conduct of warfare have become subject to intense scrutiny and contestation since the initiation of the war on terror. Since the end of the Cold War, the nature of security challenges has changed radically...

    Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Security Studies

    A Narrative Approach

    By Annick T. R. Wibben

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book rethinks security theory from a feminist perspective – uniquely, it engages feminism, security, and strategic studies to provide a distinct feminist approach to security studies. The volume explicitly works toward an opening up of security studies that would allow for feminist (and other...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Violence in Post-Conflict Societies

    Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships

    By Anders Themnér

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This book compares post-civil war societies to look at the presence or absence of organized violence, analysing why some ex-combatants return to organised violence and others do not. Even though former fighters have been identified as a major source of insecurity, there have been few efforts to...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Peace Operations and Organized Crime

    Enemies or Allies?

    Edited by James Cockayne, Adam Lupel

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    Peace operations are increasingly on the front line in the international community’s fight against organized crime; this book explores how, in some cases, peace operations and organized crime are clear enemies, while in others, they may become tacit allies. The threat posed by organized crime to...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Catastrophe

    Genealogies of the Unknown

    By Claudia Aradau, Rens Van Munster

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book argues that catastrophe is a particular way of governing future events – such as terrorism, climate change or pandemics – which we cannot predict but which may strike suddenly, without warning, and cause irreversible damage. At a time where catastrophe increasingly functions as a...

    Published May 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Russian Energy Security and Foreign Policy

    Edited by Adrian Dellecker, Thomas Gomart

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This book provides an original and thoroughly academic analysis of the link between Russian energy and foreign policies in Eurasia, as well as offering an interpretation of Russia’s coherence on the international stage, seeking to understand Russia and explain its behaviour. The authors analyse...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge