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  1. Exceptionalism and the Politics of Counter-Terrorism

    Liberty, Security and the War on Terror

    By Andrew W. Neal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book is an analysis and critique of the concepts of ‘exception’ and ‘exceptionalism’ in the context of the politics of liberty and security in the so-called ‘War on Terror’. Since the destruction of the World Trade Centre on September 11th 2001, a notable transformation has occurred in...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Hegemony and Democracy

    By Bruce Russett

    Series: Security and Governance

    Hegemony and Democracy is constructed around the question of whether hegemony is sustainable, especially when the hegemon is a democratic state. The book draws on earlier publications over Bruce Russett’s long career and features new chapters that show the continuing relevance of his scholarship....

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Ethics As Foreign Policy

    Britain, The EU and the Other

    By Dan Bulley

    Series: Interventions

    Ethical foreign policy has often been considered utopian, unrealistic and potentially very dangerous. Dan Bulley argues for a reconceptualisation of ethics as foreign policy, as both look to how we can, and ought to, relate to others. Inspired by the deconstructive thought of Jacques Derrida,...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Enhancing Asia-Europe Co-operation through Educational Exchange

    By Georg Wiessala

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This book examines the ideas of knowledge-transfer and higher education exchange in the relationship between the European Union and countries, regions, universities and think-tanks across Asia. It critically investigates some discourses of particular relevance to the cognitive framework of the...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Politicising Ethics in International Relations

    Cosmopolitanism as Hospitality

    By Gideon Baker

    Series: Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

    The ethics of hospitality – the welcome of the foreigner – is implied in all moral debate in international relations ranging from questions of asylum to those of humanitarian intervention. Why then has there been so little reflection on hospitality in the study of international relations to date?...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. State Sovereignty and Intervention

    A Discourse Analysis of Interventionary and Non-Interventionary Practices in Kosovo and Algeria

    By Helle Malmvig

    Series: New International Relations

    This new volume shows how state sovereignty is more fluid and contested than is usually appreciated within both conventional and constructivist literature. Whereas previous constructivist works have investigated the temporal contingency of state sovereignty, the spatial contingency of this...

    Published February 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Ethical Subject of Security

    Geopolitical Reason and the Threat Against Europe

    By J. Peter Burgess

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    While critical security studies largely concentrates on objects of security, this book focuses on the subject position from which ‘securitization’ and other security practices take place. First, it argues that the modern subject itself emerges and is sustained as a function of security and...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Pragmatism in International Relations

    Edited by Harry Bauer, Elisabetta Brighi

    Series: New International Relations

    This collection of essays introduces pragmatism to the study of international relations and evaluates its potential for the theory and practice of global politics. Seeking to reorient the discipline of International Relations (IR) towards practices and problematic situations, the editors of this...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Legitimising the Use of Force in International Politics

    Kosovo, Iraq and the Ethics of Intervention

    By Corneliu Bjola

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book aims to examine the conditions under which the decision to use force can be reckoned as legitimate in international relations. Drawing on communicative action theory, it provides a provocative answer to the hotly contested question of how to understand the legitimacy of the use of force...

    Published January 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Security Studies

    A Narrative Approach

    By Annick T. R. Wibben

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book rethinks security theory from a feminist perspective – uniquely, it engages feminism, security, and strategic studies to provide a distinct feminist approach to security studies. The volume explicitly works toward an opening up of security studies that would allow for feminist (and other...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge