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Forthcoming Defence Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Military Balance 2015

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country...

    To Be Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    This book examines the growing role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in conflict and post-conflict situations, as part of a broader trend towards the outsourcing of security functions. Particular emphasis is placed on key moral, legal, and political considerations involved in the...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Defence Politics

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Isaiah (Ike) Wilson III, James J. F. Forest

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Issues of defence politics and policy have long been at the forefront of political agendas and defining of international affairs. With a focus on examining the fundamental sources of – and defence policy responses to – the new ‘post-9/11’ security environment, this volume offers an up-to-date,...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation

    Edited by Harsh V Pant

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation delves deep into the changing global nuclear landscape. The chapters document the increasing complexity of the global nuclear proliferation dynamic and the inability of the international community to come to terms with a rapidly changing strategic milieu....

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The European Defence Agency

    Arming Europe

    Edited by Nikolaos Karampekios, Iraklis Oikonomou

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the leading EU armaments policy institution. Despite its critical role in European strategic and military affairs as the key hub of European policy-making in the field of armaments, the Agency has hitherto...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Armed Conflict Survey

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey is a new annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century

    Cross-Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Jo Inge Bekkevold, Ian Bowers, Michael Raska

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores and analyses strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing. A significant shift in policy, strategy and military affairs is underway in both Asia and Europe, with the former gaining increasing...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets. It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge