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  1. Securing Outer Space

    International Relations Theory and the Politics of Space

    Edited by Natalie Bormann, Michael Sheehan

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    The challenges that space poses for political theory are profound. Yet until now, the exploration and utilization of space has generally reflected – but not challenged – the political patterns and impulses which characterized twentieth-century politics and International Relations. This edited...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security

    Regimes, Norms and Moral Progress in International Relations

    By Denise Garcia

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book assesses how progress in disarmament diplomacy in the last decade has improved human security. In doing so, the book looks at three cases of the development of international norms in this arena. First, it traces how new international normative understandings have shaped the evolution of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

    Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World?

    By Sverre Lodgaard

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies. In the contemporary period there has been significant and growing interest among students about international security issues...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. US Strategy in Africa

    AFRICOM, Terrorism and Security Challenges

    Edited by David J Francis

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book outlines the construction, interpretations and understanding of US strategy towards Africa in the early twenty-first century. No single issue or event in the recent decades in Africa has provoked so much controversy and unified hostility and opposition as the announcement by former...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Managing Diversity in the Military

    The value of inclusion in a culture of uniformity

    Edited by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited book examines the management of diversity and inclusion in the military. Owing to the rise of asymmetric warfare, a shift in demographics and labor shortfalls, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has prioritized diversity and inclusion in its workforce management philosophy. In pursuing...

    Published October 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Why Did the United States Invade Iraq?

    Edited by Jane K. Cramer, A. Trevor Thrall

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume presents the foremost scholarly thinking on why the US invaded Iraq in 2003, a pivotal event in both modern US foreign policy and international politics. In the years since the US invasion of Iraq it has become clear that the threat of weapons of mass destruction was not as...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Character of War in the 21st Century

    Edited by Caroline Holmqvist-Jonsäter, Christopher Coker

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This edited volume addresses the relationship between the essential nature of war and its character at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The focus is on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, situations that occupy a central role in international affairs and that have become highly...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A...

    Published July 12th 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