European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

European Security

  1. The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The EU and Multilateral Security Governance

    Edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Luk Van Langenhove, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book studies the role of the EU in peace and security as a regional actor with global aspirations, in the context of challenged and changing multilateralism. Multilateralism, governance and security are three concepts that have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decade and...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Democratic Civil-Military Relations

    Soldiering in 21st Century Europe

    Edited by Sabine Mannitz

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the ways in which European democracies, including former communist states, are dealing with the new demands placed on their security policies since the cold war by transforming their military structures, and the effects this is having on the conceptualisation of soldiering. In...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. European Homeland Security

    A European Strategy in the Making?

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Léonard, Patryk Pawlak

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the processes and factors shaping the development of homeland security policies in the European Union (EU), within the wider context of European integration. The EU functions in a complex security environment, with perceived security threats from Islamist terrorists, migration...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Russia, NATO and Cooperative Security

    Bridging the Gap

    By Lionel Ponsard

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book explores mutual common ground between Russia and NATO and the potential to move beyond cultural differences, particularly in political culture. Lionel Ponsard clearly demonstrates how cooperative security could serve as a means to bridge the gap between two supposedly antagonistic...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The EU, the UN and Collective Security

    Making Multilateralism Effective

    Edited by Joachim Krause, Natalino Ronzitti

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the effectiveness of multilateralism in ensuring collective security and, in particular, the EU’s role in this process. In 1992, shortly after the end of the Cold War, a Security Council Summit in New York reaffirmed the salience of the system of collective security and stated...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Evolution of EU Counter-Terrorism

    European Security Policy after 9/11

    By Raphael Bossong

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book traces the evolution of the EU’s fight against terrorism from the late 1970s until the end of the first decade after 9/11. This historical analysis covers both EU-internal and international counterterrorism policies and features an in-depth account of the EU’s reaction to the terrorist...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. National, European and Human Security

    From Co-Existence to Convergence

    Edited by Mary Kaldor, Mary Martin, Narcis Serra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Security

    This book examines how national security strategies relate to an emerging common European or global vision of security, and to human security ideas. Human security and national security are often regarded as competing and mutually antagonistic; the former was proposed and has been operationalised...

    Published July 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The European Union and Human Security

    External Interventions and Missions

    Edited by Mary Martin, Mary Kaldor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Security

    This edited book examines European external interventions in human security, in order to illustrate the evolution and nature of the European Union as a global political actor. In 2003, the EU deployed its first external mission under the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) with a military...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Corporate Risk and National Security Redefined

    By Karen Lund Petersen

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Contemporary security policy is no longer a matter of protecting borders or fighting an identified foreign enemy. With counterterrorism high on the security agenda, private citizens and companies have all come to be seen as central to the aim of providing security. Situated within the debate on...

    Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict

    Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns

    By Beata Huszka

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This book analyses how national independence movements’ rhetoric can inflame or dampen ethnic violence. It examines the extent to the power of words matters when a region tries to break away to become a nation state. Using discourse analysis, this book examines how the process of secession affects...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Commercialising Security in Europe

    Political Consequences for Peace Operations

    Edited by Anna Leander

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines the political consequences of European security commercialisation through increased reliance on private military and security companies (PMSCs). The role of commercial security in the domestic setting in Europe is widely acknowledged; after all, the biggest private security...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  13. History Education and Post-Conflict Reconciliation

    Reconsidering Joint Textbook Projects

    Edited by Karina V. Korostelina, Simone Lässig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the role of history education in conflict and post-conflict societies, describing common history textbook projects in Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, the Far East and the Middle East. Ever since the emergence of the modern school system and the implementation of compulsory...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Rethinking Peacebuilding

    The Quest for Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans

    Edited by Karin Aggestam, Annika Björkdahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book presents new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on the problematique of building just and durable peace. Linking peace and justice has sparked lively debates about the dilemmas and trade-offs in several contemporary peace processes. Despite the fact that justice and peace are...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Comparative Regional Security Governance

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Stuart Croft

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book seeks to understand the role of regions in the provision of security (and insecurity) practices across the globe. Specialists with expertise in the regions they examine present eight case studies and analyses of the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, South and East Asia, and Europe....

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Euro-Atlantic Security

    The future of NATO

    Edited by Paolo Foradori

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This book offers a comprehensive examination of the important security issue of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe. Nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament have returned to the top of the international political agenda. The issue assumes particular importance in regard to NATO, given that some 150...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  17. European Security Governance

    The European Union in a Westphalian World

    Edited by Charlotte Wagnsson, James Sperling, Jan Hallenberg

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book focuses on the problems of, and prospects for, strengthening the global system of security governance in a manner consistent with the aspirations and practices of the EU. The EU approach to security governance has been successful in its immediate neighbourhood: it has successfully...

    Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge

  18. European 'Security' Governance

    Edited by George Christou, Stuart Croft

    This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current literature on security governance in order to provide a more theoretically driven...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  19. European Security Governance and the European Neighbourhood after the Lisbon Treaty

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Léonard

    The EU has often been considered to be a weak security actor. However, any assessment of the EU’s role in international security is underpinned by a specific understanding of security. This book is based on a broad understanding of security. We consider that security concerns are increasingly...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  20. European Security Policy and Strategic Culture

    Edited by Peter Schmidt, Benjamin Zyla

    With the Lisbon Treaty in place and the European Union increasingly involved in international crisis management and stabilization operations in places near and far, this volume revisits the trajectory of a European strategic culture. Specifically, it studies the usefulness of its application in a...

    Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge

  21. Kosovo, Intervention and Statebuilding

    The International Community and the Transition to Independence

    Edited by Aidan Hehir

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This book examines international engagement with Kosovo since NATO’s intervention in 1999, and looks at the three distinct phases of Kosovo’s development; intervention, statebuilding and independence. Kosovo remains a case study of central importance in international relations, illustrative of key...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  22. Network Governance in Response to Acts of Terrorism

    Comparative Analyses

    By Naim Kapucu

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    High performance during catastrophic terrorist events require the ability to assess and adapt capacity rapidly, restore or enhance disrupted or inadequate communications, utilize flexible decision making swiftly, and expand coordination and trust between multiple emergency and crisis response...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  23. The European Union in the Security of Europe

    From Cold War to Terror War

    By Steve Marsh, Wyn Rees

    This book examines the European Union’s contribution to providing security in Europe amidst an increasingly complex and challenging environment. In this new and comprehensive guide to the EU's role in security since the end of the Cold War, the authors offer an explanation of EU internal and...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge

  24. The Politics of European Security Policies

    Edited by Xymena Kurowska, Patryk Pawlak

    The book is a timely investigation into the European security policy dynamic from the perspective of actors engaged in the contentious policy process. Instead of looking at security actors in isolation from one another, the book enquires into the practice of the policy process and maps out the ...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge