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  1. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000

    Influences and Actions

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Border Control for a Globalizing World

    A Preferred Future

    Edited by Leanne Weber

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides a new point of departure for thinking critically and creatively about international borders and the perceived need to defend them, adopting an innovative ‘preferred future’ methodology. The authors critically examine a range of ‘border domains’ including law, citizenship,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Why Wars Widen

    A Theory of Predation and Balancing

    By Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

    This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The State, Identity and Violence

    Political Disintegration in the Post-Cold War World

    Edited by R. Brian Ferguson

    In this book, a collection of experts investigate the varied forces - from global systems to local beliefs - that lead to civil violence, chaos and, perhaps, a new political order.The State, Identity and Violence explores acts of mass violence occurring within national borders and examines the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Iran's Nuclear Diplomacy

    Power politics and conflict resolution

    By Bernd Kaussler

    Series: Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

    This book examines the dynamics of relations and the substance of the negotiations between the international community and Iran over the latter's nuclear programme. Iran’s nuclear programme and the alleged threat to international peace and security remains one of the most important issues in the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Armed Drones and the Ethics of War

    Military virtue in a post-heroic age

    By Christian Enemark

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book assesses the ethical implications of using armed unmanned aerial vehicles (‘hunter-killer drones’) in contemporary conflicts. The American way of war is trending away from the heroic and towards the post-heroic, driven by a political preference for air-powered management of strategic...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge