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Forthcoming Books

  1. Age of Fear (Routledge Revivals)

    Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging essays, questions consider the causes of terrorism and why post-modern terrorism is...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Competition in China, 1899-1991

    The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy

    By Bruce A. Elleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    China's recent economic reforms have opened its economy to the world. This policy, however, is not new: in the late nineteenth century, the United States put forward the Open Door Policy as a counter to European exclusive 'spheres of influence' in China. This book, based on extensive original...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Putting security governance to the test

    Edited by Hans-Georg Ehrhart, Hendrik Hegemann, Martin Kahl

    Recent debates in security policy have highlighted trends towards fragmentation, informalisation and privatisation in the diverse field of security policy, with its increasingly transnational security risks. In this context, the concept of security governance has risen to prominence and has...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge History of Terrorism

    Edited by Randall D. Law

    Series: Routledge Histories

    Though the history of terrorism stretches back to the ancient world, today it is often understood as a recent development. Comprehensive enough to serve as a survey for students or newcomers to the field, yet with enough depth to engage the specialist, The Routledge History of Terrorism is the...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The European Defence Agency

    Arming Europe

    Edited by Nikolaos Karampekios, Iraklis Oikonomou

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the leading EU armaments policy institution. Despite its critical role in European strategic and military affairs as the key hub of European policy-making in the field of armaments, the Agency has hitherto...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Wars

    The Organizational Dynamics of Civilian Killing

    By Roos Haer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This book examines whether differences in the organizational structure of armed groups shape patterns of human rights violations in civil wars. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have been characterized by extremely high numbers of civilian casualties. However, the exact extent of civilian...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Critical Reappraisal

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge