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  1. Less is Better

    Nuclear Restraint at Low Numbers

    By Malcolm Chalmers

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Despite the rise of ‘new’ security threats like terrorism, cyber-war and piracy, the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons still hangs over the world. Discussion on further strategic nuclear arms reduction has tended to be dominated by the analysis of possible trade-offs between the US and...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Permanent Crisis

    Iran’s Nuclear Trajectory

    By Shashank Joshi

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    The quickening pace of Iran’s nuclear activities has produced an international sense of urgency. Sanctions have intensified, while fears of an Israeli strike abound. Talks have briefly eased the tension, before failing due to fundamental differences between Iran and the West. There seem to be dim...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Global Partnership Against WMD

    Success and Shortcomings of G8 Threat Reduction since 9/11

    By Alan Heyes, Wyn Q. Bowen, Hugh Chalmers

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    The 9/11 terrorist attacks prompted a new urgency in efforts to deal with chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear proliferati on. The potential acquisition and use by terrorist groups of such weaponry was suddenly a much increased threat. The G8 Global Partnership against the Spread of...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. International Environmental Agreements

    An Introduction

    Edited by Steinar Andresen, Elin Lerum Boasson, Geir Hønneland

    Series: Environmental Politics

    International environmental agreements provide a practical basis for countries to address environmental issues on a global scale. This book explores the workings and outcomes of these agreements, and analyses key questions of why some problems are dealt with successfully and others ignored. By...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Afghan Papers

    Committing Britain to War in Helmand, 2005–06

    By Michael Clarke

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    In 2006, British forces entered the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in what would become one of the defining military campaigns of the decade. At great cost in blood and treasure, the UK waged a protracted counter-insurgency against a resurgent Taliban. But how was the decision taken to commit...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Nuclear Energy and Global Governance

    Ensuring Safety, Security and Non-proliferation

    By Trevor Findlay

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    The book considers the implications of the nuclear energy revival for global governance in the areas of safety, security and non-proliferation. Increased global warming, the energy demands of China, India and other emerging economic powerhouses and the problems facing traditional and alternative...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge