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  1. A Micro-Sociology of Violence

    Deciphering patterns and dynamics of collective violence

    Edited by Jutta Bakonyi, Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

    This book aims at a deeper understanding of social processes, dynamics and institutions shaping collective violence. It argues that violence is a social practice that adheres to social logics and, in its collective form, appears as recurrent patterns. In search of characteristics, mechanisms and...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. State Terrorism and Neoliberalism

    The North in the South

    By Ruth Blakeley

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explores the complicity of democratic states from the global North in state terrorism in the global South. It evaluates the relationship between the use of state terrorism by Northern liberal democracies and efforts by those states to further incorporate the South into the global...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?

    By Clara Portela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The United States, International Law and the Struggle against Terrorism

    By Thomas McDonnell

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "war on terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management

    The art of avoiding war

    By Rongxing Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the problems of boundary demarcation and its impact on territorial disputes, and offers techniques to manage and resolve the resulting conflicts. Historically, most civil conflicts and internal wars have been directly related to boundary or territorial disputes. Cross-border...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. No Exit

    North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

    By Jonathan D. Pollack

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book chronicles the political-military development of the Korean Peninsula since 1945, with particular attention to North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear technology and nuclear weapons, and how it has shaped Northeast Asian security and non-proliferation policy and influenced the strategic choices...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Russian Military Reform

    A Failed Exercise in Defence Decision Making

    By Carolina Vendil Pallin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines reform of the Russian military since the end of the Cold War. It explores the legacy of the Soviet era, explaining why - at the time of the fall of the Soviet Union - radical reform was long overdue in the wake of changing military technology, new economic and political realities...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. North Korea's Military-Diplomatic Campaigns, 1966-2008

    By Narushige Michishita

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book examines North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy over a long time period from the early 1960s, setting its dangerous brinkmanship in the wider context of North Korea’s military and diplomatic campaigns to achieve its political goals. It argues that the last four decades of military adventurism...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge