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CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

Series Editor: Andreas Wenger

The CSS Studies in Security and International Relations examines historical and contemporary aspects of security and conflict. The series provides a forum for new research based upon an expanded conception of security and will include monographs by the Center's research staff and associated academic partners.

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1-10 of 12 results in CSS Studies in Security and International Relations
  1. Securing 'the Homeland'

    Critical Infrastructure, Risk and (In)Security

    By Myriam Anna Dunn, Kristian Søby Kristensen

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume uses a ‘constructivist/reflexive’ approach to address critical infrastructure protection (CIP), a central political practice associated with national security. The politics of CIP, and the construction of the threat they are meant to counter, effectively establish a powerful...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Peacekeeping in Africa

    The evolving security architecture

    Edited by Marco Wyss, Thierry Tardy

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    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...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation

    A pragmatist framework for analysis

    By Ursula Jasper

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the puzzle of why some states acquire nuclear weapons, whereas others refrain from trying to do so – or even renounce them. Based on the predominant theoretical thinking in International Relations it is often assumed that nuclear proliferation is inevitable, given the anarchic...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Regional Organisations and Security

    Conceptions and practices

    Edited by Stephen Aris, Andreas Wenger

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book aims to examine the conceptions and practices of security adopted by Regional Organisations (ROs) across the globe. Since the end of the Cold War, there has been an increased focus on regions as a relevant realm for security, with actors within regional contexts identifying a significant...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. EU Foreign Policymaking and the Middle East Conflict

    The Europeanization of national foreign policy

    By Patrick Müller

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the interplay between the national and the European levels in EU foreign policymaking, focusing on the Middle East. European engagement in peacemaking in the Middle East dates back to foreign-policy cooperation in the early 1970s. Following the launch of the peace process in...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. European-American Relations and the Middle East

    From Suez to Iraq

    Edited by Victor Mauer, Daniel Möckli

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the evolution of European-American relations with the Middle East since 1945. Placing the current transatlantic debates on the Middle East into a broader context, this work analyses how, why, and to what extent European and US roles, interests, threat perceptions, and policy...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Transforming NATO in the Cold War

    Challenges beyond Deterrence in the 1960s

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Christian Nuenlist, Anna Locher

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    The first comprehensive history of NATO in the 1960s, based on the systematic use of multinational archival evidence. This new book is the result of a gathering of leading Cold War historians from both sides of the Atlantic, including Jeremi Suri, Erin Mahan, and Leopoldo Nuti. It shows in...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Russian Energy Power and Foreign Relations

    Implications for Conflict and Cooperation

    Edited by Jeronim Perovic, Robert W. Orttung, Andreas Wenger

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines Russia's new assertiveness and the role of energy as a key factor in shaping the country's behavior in international relations, and in building political and economic power domestically, since the 1990s. Energy transformed Russia's fortunes after its decline during the 1990s. The...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Origins of the European Security System

    The Helsinki Process Revisited, 1965-75

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Vojtech Mastny, Christian Nuenlist

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume explores the significance of the early ‘Helsinki process’ as a means of redefining and broadening the concept of security during the latter half of the Cold War. The early Helsinki process introduced innovative confidence-building measures, and made human rights a requirement of...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Cyber-Security and Threat Politics

    US Efforts to Secure the Information Age

    By Myriam Dunn Cavelty

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book explores the political process behind the construction of cyber-threats as one of the quintessential security threats of modern times in the US. Myriam Dunn Cavelty posits that cyber-threats are definable by their unsubstantiated nature. Despite this, they have been propelled to the...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Russia's Security Policy under Putin: A critical perspective
    By Aglaya Snetkov
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014

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