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New and Published Books

  1. China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era

    The Setting of New Directions

    By Yoram Evron

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria

    Perceiving Syria

    By Ahed Alhouis

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the war started in Syria, the Obama administration has been reluctant to intervene militarily but unhesitating in adopting an antagonistic attitude towards the Assad regime. In fact, for decades the U.S. foreign policy towards Syria has been characterised as confrontational, antagonistic and...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Radicalization

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. A Google search for the concept produces more than 1,500,000 hits—less than ‘terrorism’ but equal to ‘political violence’ and ‘extremism’. This may seem surprising, given that the term entered the academic vocabulary just ten years...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics

    Edited by George Lucas

    The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    The 4 volumes in this set, originally published between 1980 and 1983, bring to light and focus on the conflict between Japan and Australia and Japan and the USA. Timothy Hall’s volumes, richly illustrated with black & white photographs, used highly contentious documents as their sources and...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Armed Conflict Survey

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey is a new annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Just War Ethics

    Origin, Development, and Dissent

    Edited by Ping-Cheung Lo, Sumner B Twiss

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of warfare ethics in early China as well as its subsequent development. Chinese attitudes toward war are rich and nuanced, ranging across amoral realism, defensive just war, humanitarian intervention, and mournful skepticism. Covering the five...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Military Families and War in the 21st Century

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Rene Moelker, Manon Andres, Gary Bowen, Philippe Manigart

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book focuses on the key issues that affect military families when soldiers are deployed overseas, focusing on the support given to military personnel and families before, during and after missions. Today’s postmodern armies are expected to provide social-psychological support both to their...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge