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New Titles from Routledge Military, Strategic and Security Studies

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View our recent and upcoming textbooks, handbooks and supplementary titles published in the area of Military, Strategic and Security Studies below, including the Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research, which is now available in paperback. Follow the links to read more, and request a complimentary exam copy where available.

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  1. 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...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. State Terrorism and Human Rights

    International Responses since the End of the Cold War

    Edited by Gillian Duncan, Orla Lynch, Gilbert Ramsay, Alison M.S. Watson

    Series: Political Violence

    This book aims to improve understanding of the broad trends in the utilisation of political violence by examining the use of state terror in world politics. The ending of the Cold War and the overthrow of communism in Eastern Europe led many to assume that this presaged the demise of the one-party...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This is the third, revised and fully updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Less is Better

    Nuclear Restraint at Low Numbers

    By Malcolm Chalmers

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Despite the rise of ‘new’ security threats like terrorism, cyber-war and piracy, the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons still hangs over the world. Discussion on further strategic nuclear arms reduction has tended to be dominated by the analysis of possible trade-offs between the US and...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Asia’s Power Dynamics

    Military Change and its Geopolitical Effects

    By Desmond Ball, Raja C. Mohan, Tim Huxley, Adam Ward

    Series: Adelphi series

    This Adelphi examines defence procurement in Asia against a backdrop of the region’s fragmented security infrastructure. The overlapping alliances, multilateral bodies and regional dialogues are ill-equipped to respond to the changing balance of power, since there is no unified forum through which...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Commercialising Security in Europe

    Political Consequences for Peace Operations

    Edited by Anna Leander

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines the political consequences of European security commercialisation through increased reliance on private military and security companies (PMSCs). The role of commercial security in the domestic setting in Europe is widely acknowledged; after all, the biggest private security...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Conducting Terrorism Field Research

    A Guide

    Edited by Adam Dolnik

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a detailed and practically oriented guide to the challenges of conducting terrorist fieldwork. The past decade has seen an explosion of research into terrorism. However, field research on terrorism has traditionally been surrounded by many myths, and has been called anything from "...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. An International History of Terrorism

    Western and Non-Western Experiences

    Edited by Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Bernhard Blumenau

    Series: Political Violence

    The aim of this book is to provide readers with the tools to understand the historical evolution of terrorism and counterterrorism over the past 150 years. In order to appreciate the contemporary challenges posed by terrorism it is necessary to look at its evolution, at the different phases it has...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Iraq – From War to a New Authoritarianism

    By Toby Dodge

    Series: Adelphi series

    Iraq recovered its full sovereignty at the end of 2011, with the departure of all US military forces. The 2003 invasion was undertaken to dismantle a regime that had long threatened its own population and regional peace, as well as to establish a stable, democratic state in the heart of the Middle...

    Published January 15th 2013 by Routledge

  12. The Permanent Crisis

    Iran’s Nuclear Trajectory

    By Shashank Joshi

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    The quickening pace of Iran’s nuclear activities has produced an international sense of urgency. Sanctions have intensified, while fears of an Israeli strike abound. Talks have briefly eased the tension, before failing due to fundamental differences between Iran and the West. There seem to be dim...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Critical Approaches to Security

    An Introduction to Theories and Methods

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Focusing on critical approaches to security, this new textbook offers readers both an overview of the key theoretical perspectives and a variety of methodological techniques. With a careful explication of core concepts in each chapter and an introduction that traces the...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Asia’s Naval Expansion

    An Arms Race in the Making

    By Geoffrey Till

    Series: Adelphi series

    The navies of China, India and to a lesser extent Japan are expanding rapidly at present. This has the potential to alter the US-dominated naval balance in Asia-Pacific but it also raises a question: are the region’s powers involved in a naval arms race? Naval development is and always has been a...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Chinese Foreign Policy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Marc Lanteigne

    This updated and expanded new edition of Chinese Foreign Policy examines the patterns of engagement with various domestic and international actors that have shaped Beijing’s foreign policy since the Cold War. It explores a series of ongoing questions and trends, as well as offering an in-depth look...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Germany and the Baltic Problem After the Cold War

    The Development of a New Ostpolitik, 1989-2000

    By Kristina Spohr Readman

    The root question this book addresses is how the new Germany will use its re-found status as a great power. Does Germany - as in the past - aim to dominate Europe? Or has it renounced its imperial ambitions following the trauma of division during the Cold War?In seeking answers to these questions,...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Democracy and Terrorism

    Friend or Foe?

    By Leonard Weinberg

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a ‘war on terrorism’. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge