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New and Published Books

  1. International Security Studies

    Theory and Practice

    By Peter Hough, Shahin Malik, Andrew Moran, Bruce Pilbeam

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the subject of security studies, with a strong emphasis on the use of case studies. In addition to presenting the major theoretical perspectives, the book examines a range of important and controversial topics...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Military Balance 2015

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ethnic Cleansing

    A Legal Qualification

    By Clotilde Pegorier

    This book confronts the problem of the legal uncertainty surrounding the definition and classification of ethnic cleansing, exploring whether the use of the term ethnic cleansing constitutes a valuable contribution to legal understanding and praxis. The premise underlying this book is that acts of...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biopolitics of Security

    A Political Analytic of Finitude

    By Michael Dillon

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of modern political and cultural theory. Explaining how both politics and security are differently problematised by changing accounts of time, the work shows how, during the course...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Ethics of Nuclear Weapons Dissemination

    Moral Dilemmas of Aspiration, Avoidance and Prevention

    By Thomas E. Doyle, II

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book examines the moral dilemmas of nuclear dissemination, and the justifications of both nuclear pursuit and avoidance by contemporary states. Applying Constructivist methodologies and moral theory, the author analyses a core set of moral dilemmas that ensnare decision-makers amongst state...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lone-Actor Terrorists

    A behavioural analysis

    By Paul Gill

    Series: Political Violence

    This book provides the first empirical analysis of lone-actor terrorist behaviour. Based upon a unique dataset of 111 lone actors that catalogues the life span of the individual’s development, the book contains important insights into what an analysis of their behaviours might imply for practical...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge