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New and Published Books

  1. Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and...

    Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    By David Chandler

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from financial crisis, sustainable development, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and...

    Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Masquerades of War

    Edited by Christine Sylvester

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This collection explores the concepts and practices of masquerade as they apply to concepts and practices of war. The contributors insist that masquerades are everyday aspects of the politics, praxis, and experiences of war, while also discovering that finding masquerades and tracing how they work...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

    By Adam S. Crowe

    A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Peace and Security

    Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Edited by Louise Olsson, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women’s participation in peace...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Discourses and Practices of Terrorism

    Interrogating Terror

    Edited by Bob Brecher, Mark Devenney

    This interdisciplinary book investigates the consequences of the language of terror for our lives in democratic societies. The approach of this book is in direct contrast with those that either view terrorism simplistically, as a clear reality threatening democratic society and thus requiring...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mapping Transatlantic Security Relations

    The EU, Canada and the War on Terror

    Edited by Mark B. Salter

    This book examines how legal, political, and rights discourses, security policies and practices migrate and translate across the North Atlantic. The complex relationship between liberty and security has been fundamentally recast and contested in liberal democracies since the start of the 'global...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge