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  1. Peace Support Operations

    Nordic Perspectives

    Edited by Eli Stamnes

    Peace Support Operations: Nordic Perspectives brings together Nordic academics working in the field of peace support operations broadly defined. It contains a collection of articles that present different theoretical approaches to the study of peace support operations and contribute to enhance the...

    Published May 9th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Peace in International Relations

    By Oliver Richmond

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the way in which peace is conceptualized in IR theory, a topic which has until now been largely overlooked. The volume explores the way peace has been implicitly conceptualized within the different strands of IR theory, and in the policy world as exemplified through practices in...

    Published May 8th 2008 by Routledge

  3. First Strike

    Preemptive War in Modern History

    By Matthew J. Flynn

    Preemptive warfare is the practice of attempting to avoid an enemy’s seemingly imminent attack by taking military action against them first. It is undertaken in self-defense. Preemptive war is often confused with preventive war, which is an attack launched to defeat a potential opponent and is an...

    Published May 5th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Criminal-States and Criminal-Soldiers

    Edited by Robert J. Bunker

    The United States and her allies have found themselves plunged into ‘a war over [humanity’s] future social and political organization’ with criminal challengers to the nation-state form. These new wars are currently being fought globally with Al Qaeda, in Iraq with shifting coalitions of criminal...

    Published April 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence

    The Life Cycle of Birth, Growth, Transformation, and Demise

    By Dipak K. Gupta

    Series: Political Violence

    This book explains the lifecycle of terrorist organizations from an innovative theoretical perspective, combining economics with social psychology. It provides a new approach to understanding human behaviour in organized society, and then uses this to analyze the forces shaping the lifecycle of...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Japanese Security

    Internal and External Dimensions

    By Peter J. Katzenstein

    Series: Security and Governance

    Since the unexpected end of the Cold War, standard arguments about power politics can no longer be adopted uncritically. This has led to a renewed interest in Japan’s unusually peaceful security policy. Japan’s championing of "comprehensive security" is central to this collection. Peter J....

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Intelligence Archives

    Enquiries into the Secret State

    Edited by R. Gerald Hughes, Peter Jackson, Len Scott

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This edited volume brings together many of the world’s leading scholars of intelligence with a number of former senior practitioners to facilitate a wide-ranging dialogue on the central challenges confronting students of intelligence. The book presents a series of documents, nearly all of which...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority

    Edited by Bruce Cronin, Ian Hurd

    Series: Security and Governance

    Observes how the growth of the political authority of the Council challenges the basic idea that states have legal autonomy over their domestic affairs. The individual essays survey the implications that flow from these developments in the crucial policy areas of: terrorism; economic sanctions; the...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Gender and the Military

    Women in the Armed Forces of Western Democracies

    By Helena Carreiras

    This is the first comparative, cross-national study of the participation of women in the armed forces of NATO countries. Along side an analysis of this key topic stands a critique of existing theoretical models and the proposal of a revised analytical framework. Unlike previous works...

    Published March 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published March 3rd 2008 by Routledge