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  1. Puerto Rico and the Origins of U.S. Global Empire

    The Disembodied Shade

    By Charles R. Venator-Santiago

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Drawing on a postcolonial legal history of the United States’ territorial expansionism, this book provides an analysis of the foundations of its global empire. Charles R. Venator-Santiago argues that the United States has developed three traditions of territorial expansionism with corresponding...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Migration and Security in the Global Age

    Diaspora Communities and Conflict

    By Feargal Cochrane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. The book illustrates that within this globalised world, migrants have become key actors, living in the spaces between states, as well as...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nuclear Weapons and International Security

    Collected Essays

    By Ramesh Thakur

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume brings together more than three decades of research and writings by Professor Ramesh Thakur on the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Following an introduction to the current nuclear state of play, the book addresses the challenge of nuclear weapons in three parts. Part I describes...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Territorial Separatism in Global Politics

    Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury, Costas Laoutides

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

    This volume examines the various aspects of territorial separatism, focusing on how and why separatist movements arise. Featuring essays by leading scholars from different disciplinary perspectives, the book aims to situate the question of separatism within the broader socio-political context of...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Becoming Rivals

    The Process of Interstate Rivalry Development

    By Brandon Valeriano

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    Rivalries are a fundamental aspect of all international interactions. The concept of rivalry suggests that historic animosity may be the most fundamental variable in explaining and understanding why states commit international violence against each other. By understanding the historic factors...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Modernity, the Media and the Military

    The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front 1914-1918

    By John F. Williams

    This new volume explores the history of an important, but neglected sector of the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 in the context of its portrayal in the media. The analysis sheds new light on of the role of the mass media in generating national mythologies. The book focuses on the largely...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping

    By Peter Nadin, Patrick Cammaert, Vesselin Popovski

    Series: Adelphi series

    Armed groups are intrinsic to conflict. Pursuing myriad aims, they shape and are shaped by the conflict landscape. UN missions too inhabit this landscape. They too must decide how best to pursue their goals of supporting early peacebuilding and so-called stabilisation. This book argues that the UN...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge