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  1. Territorial Conflicts in World Society

    Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Stephen Stetter

    Series: New International Relations

    By bringing into dialogue modern systems theory and international relations, this text provides theoretically innovative and empirically rich perspectives on conflicts in world society. This collection contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s theory of world society in modern systems theory with more classical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Dilemmas of Statebuilding

    Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

    Edited by Roland Paris, Timothy D. Sisk

    Series: Security and Governance

    This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Chechnya - Russia's 'War on Terror'

    By John Russell

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

    The Russo-Chechen conflict has been the bloodiest war in Europe since the Second World War. It continues to drag on, despite the fact that it hits the headlines only when there is some 'terrorist spectacular'. Providing a comprehensive overview of the war and the issues connected with it, the...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice

    The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy

    By Madoka Futamura

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Advocates of the ‘Nuremberg legacy’ emphasize the positive impact of the individualization of responsibility and the establishment of an historical record through judicial procedures for ‘war crimes’. This legacy has been cited in the context of the establishment and operation of the UN ad hoc...

    Published November 14th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland

    Edited by James Dingley

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book analyses the lessons which can be drawn from Northern Ireland’s experiences of combating terrorism. The essays in this volume unite analysis and practice in exploring both the conflict in Northern Ireland and the internationally applicable counter-terrorism lessons which can be...

    Published October 12th 2008 by Routledge

  6. War, Image and Legitimacy

    Viewing Contemporary Conflict

    By James Gow, Milena Michalski

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines how image affects war and whether image affects our understanding of war. Crucially, how can moving-image representation of conflict affect the legitimacy, conduct and outcome of contemporary warfare? The collapsing Twin Towers of September 11; the hooded figure at the Abu Ghraib...

    Published July 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Evolution of Strategic Thought

    Classic Adelphi Papers

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies

    Series: Adelphi series

    The Adelphi Papers monograph series is the International Institute for Strategic Studies' principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research. Collected on the occasion of the Institute's 50th anniversary, the twelve Adelphi Papers in this volume represent some of the finest...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  8. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published March 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge