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New and Published Books

  1. The Making of Terrorism in Pakistan

    Historical and Social Roots of Extremism

    By Eamon Murphy

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book explains the origins and nature of terrorism in Pakistan and examines the social, political and economic factors that have contributed to the rise of political violence there. Since 9/11, the state of Pakistan has come to be regarded as the epicentre of terrorist activity committed in...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

    Why Some Subside and Others Don’t

    Edited by Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey, Anthony Regan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Since the publication of the 2005 Human Security Report, scholars and policy-makers have debated the causes, interpretation and implications of what the report described as a global decline in armed conflict since the end of the Cold War. Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, this book analyses the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. In Pursuit of Prosperity

    U.S Foreign Policy in an Era of Natural Resource Scarcity

    Edited by David Reed

    In Pursuit of Prosperity provides a much needed exploration of the evolution of environmental sustainability in U.S. foreign policy. Through expert analysis of nine countries and regions of strategic importance, David Reed and his stellar team of experts in foreign policy and environmental affairs...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security

    Edited by Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Securing 'the Homeland'

    Critical Infrastructure, Risk and (In)Security

    By Myriam Anna Dunn, Kristian Søby Kristensen

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume uses a ‘constructivist/reflexive’ approach to address critical infrastructure protection (CIP), a central political practice associated with national security. The politics of CIP, and the construction of the threat they are meant to counter, effectively establish a powerful...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Critical Security and Chinese Politics

    The Anti-Falungong Campaign

    By Juha A. Vuori

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Conflict, Peace, Security and Development

    Theories and Methodologies

    Edited by Helen Hintjens, Dubravka Zarkov

    Whilst classical approaches linked development with peace, security has become central to understandings of both war and peacetime. This book uniquely reflects on how to deal with the convergence of war and peace in the context of global economic and geo-political development. It addresses...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Critical Security Methods

    New frameworks for analysis

    Edited by Claudia Aradau, Jef Huysmans, Andrew Neal, Nadine Voelkner

    Series: New International Relations

    Critical Security Methods offers a new approach to research methods in critical security studies. It argues that methods are not simply tools to bridge the gap between security theory and security practice. Rather, to practise methods critically means engaging in a more free and experimental...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Columba Peoples, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    Critical Security Studies introduces students to the sub-field through a detailed yet accessible survey of evolving approaches and key issues. This new edition contains two new chapters and has been fully revised and updated. Written in an accessible and clear manner, Critical Security Studies:...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge