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  1. Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping

    By Peter Nadin, Patrick Cammaert, Vesselin Popovski

    Armed groups are intrinsic to conflict. Pursuing myriad aims, they shape and are shaped by the conflict landscape. UN missions too inhabit this landscape. They too must decide how best to pursue their goals of supporting early peacebuilding and so-called stabilisation. This book argues that the UN...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Nordic Countries and the European Union

    Still the other European community?

    Edited by Caroline Howard Grøn, Peter Nedergaard, Anders Wivel

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In European policy-making, the Nordic countries are often viewed as a relatively coherent bloc; in international and European affairs the Nordic position has traditionally been conditioned on being different from and better than Europe. This book offers a coherent, original and systematic...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Conflict and Cooperation in Sino-US Relations

    Change and Continuity, Causes and Cures

    Edited by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Shen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Numerous crosswinds are buffeting the more than 40-year-old People's Republic of China--American relationship, yet only once since Nixon’s historic trip to China in 1972 has a major conflagration seemed a real possibility. Anchoring the relationship throughout multiple storms are the two countries’...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob, Murad Ismayilov

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    The multicultural region of Central Eurasia is living through its early post-independence years and as such serves as an ideal case to study and analyse theories of identity and foreign policy in a non-European context. Looking to re-introduce identity as a multidimensional factor informing state...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Queer Necropolitics

    Edited by Jin Haritaworn, Adi Kuntsman, Silvia Posocco

    Series: Social Justice

    This book comes at a time when the intrinsic and self-evident value of queer rights and protections, from gay marriage to hate crimes, is increasingly put in question. It assembles writings that explore the new queer vitalities within their wider context of structural violence and neglect. Moving...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sexing war/Policing Gender

    Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence

    By Linda Åhäll

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Security Studies

    Theory and Practice

    By Peter Hough, Shahin Malik, Andrew Moran, Bruce Pilbeam

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the subject of security studies, with a strong emphasis on the use of case studies. In addition to presenting the major theoretical perspectives, the book examines a range of important and controversial topics...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The International Political Sociology of Security

    Rethinking Theory and Practice

    By Trine Villumsen Berling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book builds a theoretical approach to the intractable problem of theory/practice in international relations (IR) and develops tools to study how theory and practice ‘hang together’ in international security. Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu’s political sociology, the book argues that theory and...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The President, the State and the Cold War

    Comparing the foreign policies of Truman and Reagan

    By James Bilsland

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge