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New and Published Books

  1. The Just War Tradition: Applying Old Ethics to New Problems

    Edited by Davis Brown, Henrik Syse

    This collection examines the role of the just war tradition and its criteria in solving pressing present-day challenges. In particular, it deals with three types of challenges to world public order. One is anticipatory self-defense, in which one state attacks another to pre-empt or prevent an...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. India's Doctrine Puzzle

    Limiting War in South Asia

    By Ali Ahmed

    The balance of power in South Asia is tenuous. Neighbouring states with nuclear arsenal pose a serious threat in times of conflict and the danger of escalation into a nuclear holocaust in South are ever-present. This book locates the change in India’s war doctrine at the turn of the century,...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. China's Emergence as a Defense Technological Power

    Edited by Tai Ming Cheung

    China is flexing its growing military and strategic clout in the pursuit of broadening national security interests. At the same time, the country’s economic and technology policies have also become more nationalistic, state-centered, and ambitious. China’s defense economy has set its sights on...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ken Booth’s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Controlling the Weapons of War

    Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity

    By Brian Rappert

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    A fresh examination of the ethical and intellectual issues and dilemmas associated with attempts to establish formal humanitarian limits on weaponry. This new study considers how governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, political commentators and others have responded to...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Global Politics of Combating Nuclear Terrorism

    A Supply-Side Approach

    Edited by William C. Potter, Cristina Hansell

    The most difficult challenge for a terrorist organization seeking to build a nuclear weapon or improvised nuclear device is obtaining fissile material, either plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU). Experts acknowledge that obtaining HEU, uranium that has been processed to increase the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Industrial Espionage

    Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation

    By William C. Hannas, James Mulvenon, Anna B. Puglisi

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This new book is the first full account, inside or outside government, of China’s efforts to acquire foreign technology. Based on primary sources and meticulously researched, the book lays bare China’s efforts to prosper technologically through others' achievements. For decades, China has operated...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Cluster Munitions and International Law

    Disarmament With a Human Face?

    By Alexander Breitegger

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    This book offers a comprehensive argument for why pre-existing international law on cluster munitions was inadequate to deal with the full scope of humanitarian consequences associated with their use. The book undertakes an interdisciplinary legal analysis of restraints and prohibitions on the use...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge