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Welcome to the Military, Strategic, and Security Studies Research Brochure
for 2012

This year we have new titles in such key areas of our publishing as terrorism
studies, peacebuilding, international security, military studies, critical security
and intelligence studies. This catalog serves as an introduction to
our major research titles and book series of 2012.

In addition, our selection of Handbooks continues to grow, offering cutting-edge
research in cornerstone topics and emerging areas of research. In 2012, new
Handbooks will include volumes on Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency, The
Responsibility to Protect, European Security, Civil-Military Relations and Religion
and Security.

We hope you enjoy browsing our catalogue and don’t forget to keep an eye on our regularly updated website for exciting new titles.

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A small selection of our key titles include:
  1. Indian Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia

    Regional Power Strategies

    By Sandra Destradi

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Indian foreign policy and security relations in its eastern regional neighbourhood. Indian Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia conducts an in-depth analysis into India’s foreign policy towards the three main countries in India’s Eastern neighbourhood – Sri Lanka, Nepal, and...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Israeli Statecraft

    National Security Challenges and Responses

    By Yehezkel Dror

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Educating America's Military

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The mission of America’s war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both the ways of war and the defence of peace. But are these colleges...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Selling the Peace?

    Edited by Dominik Zaum, Christine Cheng

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This edited volume explores and evaluates the roles of corruption in post-conflict peacebuilding. The problem of corruption has become increasingly important in war to peace transitions, eroding confidence in new democratic institutions, undermining economic development, diverting scarce public...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This is the third, revised and fully updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Iran-Iraq War

    New International Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Peacebuilding and Local Ownership

    Post-Conflict Consensus-Building

    By Timothy Donais

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    This book explores the meaning of local ownership in peacebuilding and examines the ways in which it has been, and could be, operationalized in post-conflict environments. In the context of post-conflict peacebuilding, the idea of local ownership is based upon the premise that no peace process is...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge