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Routledge Global Security Studies

Series Editor: Aaron Karp, Regina Karp

Global Security Studies is a series for cutting-edge monographs and books on international security. It emphasizes cutting-edge scholarship on the forces reshaping global security and the dilemmas facing decision-makers the world over. The series stresses security issues relevant in many countries and regions, accessible to broad professional and academic audiences as well as to students, and enduring through explicit theoretical foundations.

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1-10 of 40 results in Routledge Global Security Studies
  1. Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention

    Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

    Edited by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power Shifts, Strategy and War

    Declining States and International Conflict

    By Dong Sun Lee

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Marked changes in the balance of power between states in the international system are generally seen by IR scholars as among the most common causes of war. This book explains why such power shifts lead to war breaking out in some cases, but not in others. In contrast to existing approaches, this...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic

    Regional dynamics in a global world

    Edited by Rolf Tamnes, Kristine Offerdal

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic. The key aim of the work is to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic and to reach...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arms Control in the 21st Century

    Between Coercion and Cooperation

    Edited by Oliver Meier, Christopher Daase

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume evaluates the impact of coercive arms control efforts to curb the spread of weapons of mass destruction in the twenty-first century. A new paradigm in arms control is gradually replacing the idea that mutually agreed restrictions on armaments can improve international security. Thus,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The National Politics of Nuclear Power

    Economics, Security, and Governance

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Scott Victor Valentine

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers a comprehensive assessment of the dynamics driving, and constraining, nuclear power development in Asia, Europe and North America, providing detailed comparative analysis. The book formulates a theory of nuclear socio-political economy which highlights six factors necessary for...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Psychology, Strategy and Conflict

    Perceptions of Insecurity in International Relations

    Edited by James W. Davis

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume examines the explanatory nesting approach in the analysis of international relations and its continuing relevance in the 21st century. International relations theory urgently needs strategies for coping with the growing complexity of the international system following the collapse of...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Iran’s Nuclear Programme

    Strategic Implications

    Edited by Joachim Krause

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines the strategic implications of Iran’s nuclear programme, providing an inventory of the negotiations and a discussion of possible solutions to this pressing international security issue. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear programme has been the cause of one of the most extended...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Causes and Consequences of Nuclear Proliferation

    Edited by Robert Rauchhaus, Matthew Kroenig, Erik Gartzke

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers valuable insights into the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation. Through the development of new datasets and the application of cutting edge research methods, contributors to this volume significantly advance the frontiers of research on nuclear weapons. Essays in this...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Technology Transfers and Non-Proliferation

    Between control and cooperation

    Edited by Oliver Meier

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume examines the issue of the proliferation of dual-use technology and the efforts of the international community to control these technologies. Efforts to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) increasingly focus on preventing the proliferation and misuse of dual-use...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Northern Security and Global Politics

    Nordic-Baltic strategic influence in a post-unipolar world

    Edited by Ann-Sofie Dahl, Pauli Järvenpää

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book takes a comprehensive approach to security in the Nordic-Baltic region, studying how this region is affected by developments in the international system. The advent of the new millennium coincided with the return of the High North to the world stage. A number of factors have contributed...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge