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  1. China, the US and the Power-Transition Theory

    A Critique

    By Steve Chan

    China’s recent growth has called attention to the power-transition theory, which contends that the danger of a major war is the greatest when a rising dissatisfied challenger threatens to overtake a declining satisfied hegemon. Steve Chan questions this prevailing view by analyzing the extent of...

    Published September 12th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Tabloid Terror

    War, Culture, and Geopolitics

    By Francois Debrix

    This book analyzes the methods, effects, and mechanisms by which international relations reach the US citizen. Deftly dissecting the interrelationships of national identity formation, corporate ‘news and opinion’ dissemination, and the quasi-academic apparatus of war justification - focusing...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. After 9/11

    Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power

    By Richard Crockatt

    This is a readable and incisive analysis of American foreign policy and international politics since the end of the Cold War. It is organized around two key themes, the role of culture in international politics and the changing nature of American power. Richard Crockatt addresses such key issues...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Politics in the USA

    6th Edition

    By M.J.C. Vile

    This highly acclaimed introduction to the essential elements of the American political system is now available in a new edition, having been fully revised and updated to take into account the considerable developments in American politics over the last ten years. Written in an accessible manner,...

    Published March 1st 2007 by Routledge

  6. US Defence Strategy from Vietnam to Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Military Innovation and the New American War of War, 1973-2003

    By Robert R. Tomes

    Series: Strategy and History

    US Defence Strategy from Vietnam to Operation Iraqi Freedom examines the thirty-year transformation in American military thought and defence strategy that spanned from 1973 through 2003. During these three decades, new technology and operational practices helped form what observers dubbed a '...

    Published January 25th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Deterring International Terrorism and Rogue States

    US National Security Policy after 9/11

    By James H. Lebovic

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This new study challenges the widely held view that many current US adversaries cannot be deterred, maintaining that deterrence is not a relic of the Cold War period and that it should shape US policies toward so-called ‘rogue states’ and terror groups. James Lebovic argues that deterrence...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Vietnam in Iraq

    Tactics, Lessons, Legacies and Ghosts

    Edited by David Ryan, John Dumbrell

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    More than most post-1970 conflicts involving US forces, the conflict in Iraq has been fought out against a background of frequently invoked memories from the era of the Vietnam War. The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the...

    Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The United States and Europe

    Beyond the Neo-Conservative Divide?

    Edited by John Baylis, Jon Roper

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    A penetrating new examination of the triangular political and cultural relationship between America, Britain, and continental Europe. This relationship is both fraught and dynamic. Post-war reconstruction of Europe brought integration. Creating a ‘United States of Europe’ was a goal...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  10. US-Indian Strategic Cooperation into the 21st Century

    More than Words

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, Andrew Scobell, Brian Shoup

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    In this edited book, leading scholars and analysts trace the origins, evolution and the current state of Indo-US strategic cooperation. During the Cold War, owing to opposing grand strategies, the two states frequently found themselves at odds. With the end of the Cold War and the demise of the...

    Published August 10th 2006 by Routledge