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  1. Energy Dependency, Politics and Corruption in the Former Soviet Union

    Russia's Power, Oligarchs' Profits and Ukraine's Missing Energy Policy, 1995-2006

    By Margarita M. Balmaceda

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Energy has become a major element to Russia's attempts, under Putin, to restore its influence over former Soviet territories and reaffirm itself as the dominant regional power. This book investigates how Russia has manipulated the energy of its neighbours on Russian energy supplies to achieve its...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq

    A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State

    By Michael Rear

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Geopolitics and Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia

    By Ralf Emmers

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Geopolitics is a crucial element in understanding international relations in East Asia, with major and medium powers competing for influence. This book examines geopolitics in East Asia, focusing in particular on its major, contentious maritime territorial disputes. It looks in particular detail at...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Advancing Peace Research

    Leaving Traces, Selected Articles by J. David Singer

    By J. David Singer

    Edited by Jody B. Lear, Diane Macaulay, Meredith Reid Sarkees

    Professor J. David Singer has been arguably the most important influence on quantitative research into the causes and attributes of war. His pioneering work on the Correlates of War project at the University of Michigan and his numerous books and articles have inspired generations of researchers in...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict

    By Nichola Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Audrey Kobayashi

    This collection addresses the impact of armed conflict and explores pathways to peace across the world. Topics range from geopolitics to the effects of armed conflict on the environment, resources, health, children, and transnational migration. Others explore the social processes involved in...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Kashmir’s Right to Secede

    A Critical Examination of Contemporary Theories of Secession

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    A separatist conflict has been ongoing in India-administered Kashmir since 1989. Focusing on this region, this book critiques the existing normative theories of secession, and offers a comprehensive examination of the right of sub-groups to secede. The book looks at the different accounts of the...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The American Culture of War

    A History of US Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    The American Culture of War presents a sweeping, critical examination of every major American war of the late 20th century: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, through to Operation Enduring Freedom. Lewis deftly traces the evolution of US military strategy,...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Crimes of State Past and Present

    Government-Sponsored Atrocities and International Legal Responses

    Edited by David M. Crowe

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    War Crimes and acts of genocide are as old as history itself, but particularly during the 20th century. Yet what are war crimes and acts of genocide? And why did it take the world so long to define these crimes and develop legal institutions to bring to justice individuals and nations responsible...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. War, Peace and International Relations

    An introduction to strategic history, 2nd Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge