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  1. Fictional International Relations

    Gender, Pain and Truth

    By Sungju Park-Kang

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book proposes the idea of fictional International Relations (IR) and engages with feminist IR by contextualising the case of a woman spy in Korea in the Cold War. Fictional imagination and feminist IR encourage one to go beyond conventional or standard ways of thinking; it reshapes...

    Published April 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice

    Deferring human rights issues

    By Iosif Kovras

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation. Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence in Cyprus (1963-1974) and the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) was delayed until the...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Human Rights in Europe during the Cold War

    Edited by Rasmus Mariager, Karl Molin, Kjersti Brathagen

    Series: Cold War History

    This book provides an overview of the establishment, dispersion and effects of human rights in Europe during the Cold War. The struggle for human rights did not begin at the end of the Second World War. For centuries, political associations, religious societies and individuals had been fighting...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 50-year retrospective

    Edited by David Gioe, Len Scott, Christopher Andrew

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This edited volume addresses the main lessons and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from a global perspective. Despite the discoveries of recent research, there is still much more to be revealed about the handling of nuclear weapons before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis (CMC)....

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Ethics of Intelligence

    A new framework

    By Ross W. Bellaby

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book starts from the proposition that the field of intelligence lacks any systematic ethical review, and then develops a framework based on the notion of harm and the establishment of Just Intelligence Principles. As the professional practice of intelligence collection adapts to the changing...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Liberalism and War

    The Victors and the Vanquished

    By Andrew Williams

    Series: New International Relations

    Military power is now the main vehicle for regime change. The US army has been used on more than 30 different occasions in the post-Cold War world compared with just 10 during the whole of the Cold War era. Leading scholar Andrew Williams tackles contemporary thinking on war with this...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Conflict in Afghanistan

    Studies in Asymetric Warfare

    By Martin Ewans

    Asymmetric warfare, involving conflicts where smaller powers apply their strengths against the weaknesses of a more powerful opponent, has become a key modern concern since the September 11th attacks. Conflict in Afghanistan tackles this issue by examining the five wars Afghanistan has waged...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Constructing America's Freedom Agenda for the Middle East

    Democracy or Domination

    By Oz Hassan

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book explores how George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda for the Middle East and North Africa was conceived and implemented as an American national interest, from the Bush era right through to the initial stages of the Obama administration. It highlights how the crisis presented by September 11 2001...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. American Images of China

    Identity, Power, Policy

    By Oliver Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The United States and China are arguably the most globally consequential actors of the early twenty first century, and look set to remain so into the foreseeable future. This volume seeks to highlight that American images of China are responsible for constructing certain truths and realities about...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The EU, Migration and the Politics of Administrative Detention

    Edited by Michela Ceccorulli, Nicola Labanca

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Migration is now regarded as a security issue, both in public debate and government policies. In turn, the phenomenon of detention as a governance practice has emerged, and the developing presence of camps in Europe for migrants has given rise to a tangle of new and complex issues. This book...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge