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  1. Global Jihadism

    Theory and Practice

    By Jarret M. Brachman

    Series: Political Violence

    Global Jihadism exposes the core doctrine and strategy of today’s global Jihadist movement. The first half of the book explores the ideas upon which groups such as Al Qaeda are built, including the concepts of Jihad, al-Wala wal-Bara, Takfir and Tawhid. Jarret Brachman exposes a genre of Jihadist...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Playing the Identity Card

    Surveillance, Security and Identification in Global Perspective

    Edited by Colin J Bennett, David Lyon

    National identity cards are in the news. While paper ID documents have been used in some countries for a long time, today's rapid growth features high-tech IDs with built-in biometrics and RFID chips. Both long-term trends towards e-Government and the more recent responses to 9/11 have prompted the...

    Published July 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. War, Image and Legitimacy

    Viewing Contemporary Conflict

    By James Gow, Milena Michalski

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines how image affects war and whether image affects our understanding of war. Crucially, how can moving-image representation of conflict affect the legitimacy, conduct and outcome of contemporary warfare? The collapsing Twin Towers of September 11; the hooded figure at the Abu Ghraib...

    Published July 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge

  5. American Extremism

    History, Politics and the Militia Movement

    By Darren Mulloy

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    American Extremism explains how at the heart of the politics practiced by the militia movement is an attempt to define the nature of 'Americanism', and shows how militia members employ the myths, metaphors and perceived historical lessons of the American Revolution, the constitutional settlement...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Thinking Strategically About Policy

    Edited by Paul Viotti, Michael Opheim, Nicholas Bowen

    Despite the fact that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been active since November of 2002, the American homeland is still not secure from terrorist attack. What passes as DHS strategy is often just a list of objectives with vague references to the garnering of national resources, and...

    Published June 17th 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Autonomy, Self Governance and Conflict Resolution

    Innovative approaches to Institutional Design in Divided Societies

    Edited by Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Conflicts over the rights of self-defined population groups to determine their own destiny within the boundaries of existing states are among the most violent forms of inter-communal conflict. Many experts agree that autonomy regimes are a useful framework within which competing claims to...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The EU and Conflict Resolution

    Promoting Peace in the Backyard

    By Nathalie Tocci

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Through the study of five ethno-political conflicts lying on or just beyond Europe's borders, this book analyzes the impact and effectiveness of EU foreign policy on conflict resolution. Conflict resolution features strongly as an objective of the European Union's foreign policy. In promoting this...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The EU and the European Security Strategy

    Forging a Global Europe

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Jan Joel Andersson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The European Security Strategy (ESS) has become an important reference framework for the EU since its inception in 2003. Without strategy an actor can only really be a ‘reactor’ to events and developments. In the ESS the EU now has a strategy, with which it has the potential of shifting boundaries...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Global Security

    War, Future Crises and Changes in Global Governance

    By Heikki Patomäki

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge