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Routledge Global Security Studies

  1. National Security Panics

    Threat Inflation and US Foreign Policy Shifts

    By Jane K. Cramer

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines ‘national security panics‘ that led to major U.S. foreign policy shifts. A national security panic is a period when the public was gripped by a widespread fear of imminent threat from an enemy allegedly bent on the destruction of the United States, yet with hindsight, the public...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economic Statecraft and Foreign Policy

    Sanctions, Incentives, and Target State Calculations

    By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Norrin M. Ripsman

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book develops a unified theory of economic statecraft to clarify when and how sanctions and incentives can be used effectively to secure meaningful policy concessions. High-profile applications of economic statecraft have yielded varying degrees of success. The mixed record of economic...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Technology Transfers and Non-Proliferation

    Between control and cooperation

    Edited by Oliver Meier

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume examines the issue of the proliferation of dual-use technology and the efforts of the international community to control these technologies. Efforts to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) increasingly focus on preventing the proliferation and misuse of dual-use...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Psychology, Strategy and Conflict

    Perceptions of Insecurity in International Relations

    Edited by James W. Davis

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume examines the explanatory nesting approach in the analysis of international relations and its continuing relevance in the 21st century. International relations theory urgently needs strategies for coping with the growing complexity of the international system following the collapse of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Reconceptualizing Deterrence

    Nudging Toward Rationality in Middle Eastern Rivalries

    By Elli Lieberman

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers a reconceptualisation of conventional deterrence theory, and applies it to enduring rivalries in the Middle East. The work argues that many of the problems encountered in the development of deterrence theory lay in the fact that it was developed during the Cold War, when the...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Arms Control in the 21st Century

    Between Coercion and Cooperation

    Edited by Oliver Meier, Christopher Daase

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume evaluates the impact of coercive arms control efforts to curb the spread of weapons of mass destruction in the twenty-first century. A new paradigm in arms control is gradually replacing the idea that mutually agreed restrictions on armaments can improve international security. Thus,...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. The National Politics of Nuclear Power

    Economics, Security, and Governance

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Scott Victor Valentine

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers a comprehensive assessment of the dynamics driving, and constraining, nuclear power development in Asia, Europe and North America, providing detailed comparative analysis. The book formulates a theory of nuclear socio-political economy which highlights six factors necessary for...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Iran’s Nuclear Programme

    Strategic Implications

    Edited by Joachim Krause

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines the strategic implications of Iran’s nuclear programme, providing an inventory of the negotiations and a discussion of possible solutions to this pressing international security issue. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear programme has been the cause of one of the most extended...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Arms Control and Missile Proliferation in the Middle East

    Edited by Bernd W. Kubbig, Sven-Eric Fikenscher

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume provides a systematic analysis of the missile threat and proliferation issue in the Middle East region. The question of how to increase the level of security in the Middle East is not a new one, given the conflict-ridden nature of the region. The solution attempted for this...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Regional Powers and Security Orders

    A Theoretical Framework

    By Robert Stewart-Ingersoll, Derrick Frazier

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book presents a new theoretical framework through which to understand the role of regional powers in creating and maintaining regional security orders. As a result of the retreat of the global powers since the end of the Cold War, it has become clear that international security dynamics are...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  11. A Perpetual Menace

    Nuclear Weapons and International Order

    By William Walker

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Written by a leading scholar in the field of nuclear weapons and international relations, this book examines ‘the problem of order’ arising from the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This central problem of international order has its origins in the nineteenth century, when...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  12. A Perpetual Menace

    Nuclear Weapons and International Order

    By William Walker

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Written by a leading scholar in the field of nuclear weapons and international relations, this book examines ‘the problem of order’ arising from the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This central problem of international order has its origins in the nineteenth century, when...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  13. The Politics of Nuclear Cooperation

    A Diversionary Peace Theory of Non-Proliferation

    By Sung-Ju Cho

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines why states that could easily have become nuclear-weapon states chose to reverse their courses and renounce nuclear weapons. In the early 1990s, states such as South Africa, Argentina and Brazil acquired the capabilities of manufacturing nuclear weapons material, yet later...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  14. Why Did the United States Invade Iraq?

    Edited by Jane K. Cramer, A. Trevor Thrall

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume presents the foremost scholarly thinking on why the US invaded Iraq in 2003, a pivotal event in both modern US foreign policy and international politics. In the years since the US invasion of Iraq it has become clear that the threat of weapons of mass destruction was not as...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  15. Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security

    Regimes, Norms and Moral Progress in International Relations

    By Denise Garcia

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book assesses how progress in disarmament diplomacy in the last decade has improved human security. In doing so, the book looks at three cases of the development of international norms in this arena. First, it traces how new international normative understandings have shaped the evolution of...

    Published January 31st 2011 by Routledge

  16. Unipolarity and World Politics

    A Theory and its Implications

    By Birthe Hansen

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This new book offers a coherent model of a unipolar world order. Unipolarity is usually described either as a ‘brief moment’ or as something historically insignificant. However, we have already seen nearly twenty years of virtual unipolarity and this period has been of great significance for world...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  17. 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 November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  18. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

    Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World?

    By Sverre Lodgaard

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  19. Nuclear Proliferation and International Order

    Challenges to the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Edited by Olav Njølstad

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines the state of the nuclear non-proliferation regime and the issues it faces in the early 21st century. Despite the fact that most countries in the world have signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) there is growing concern that the NPT is in serious trouble and may not be able...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  20. International Conflict in the Asia-Pacific

    Patterns, Consequences and Management

    By Jacob Bercovitch, Mikio Oishi

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book analyses four major long-standing and intractable conflicts in the Asia-Pacific region (the Korean Peninsula; the Taiwan Strait; the South China Sea (Spratly Islands); and India-Pakistan), and aims to identify the mechanisms used to manage these conflicts. International Conflict in the...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Routledge

  21. Causes and Consequences of Nuclear Proliferation

    Edited by Robert Rauchhaus, Matthew Kroenig, Erik Gartzke

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers valuable insights into the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation. Through the development of new datasets and the application of cutting edge research methods, contributors to this volume significantly advance the frontiers of research on nuclear weapons. Essays in this...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  22. The Globalization of NATO

    Intervention, Security and Identity

    By Veronica M. Kitchen

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines NATO’s transition from a Cold War mutual defence organization into a global alliance, and puts the recent crisis over the Afghanistan mission in the context of long-standing debates over out-of-area interventions. Originally, NATO bound the western allies together for the...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  23. US Strategy in Africa

    AFRICOM, Terrorism and Security Challenges

    Edited by David J Francis

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book outlines the construction, interpretations and understanding of US strategy towards Africa in the early twenty-first century. No single issue or event in the recent decades in Africa has provoked so much controversy and unified hostility and opposition as the announcement by former...

    Published February 16th 2010 by Routledge

  24. Great Powers and Strategic Stability in the 21st Century

    Competing Visions of World Order

    Edited by Graeme P. Herd

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book addresses the issue of grand strategic stability in the 21st century, and examines the role of the key centres of global power - US, EU, Russia, China and India - in managing contemporary strategic threats. This edited volume examines the cooperative and conflictual capacity of Great...

    Published February 4th 2010 by Routledge

  25. Iran and Nuclear Weapons

    Protracted Conflict and Proliferation

    By Saira Khan

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book investigates what is driving Iran's nuclear weapons programme in a less-hostile regional environment, using a theory of protracted conflicts to explicate proliferation. Iran’s nuclear weapons program has alarmed the international community since the 1990s, but has come to the...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  26. Political Economy and Grand Strategy

    A Neoclassical Realist View

    By Mark R. Brawley

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines traditional balance of power theory from a political-economic perspective, using historical examples, to draw out distinctions between the liberal and realist approach and how this affects grand strategy. The realist view of the balance of power theory includes implicit...

    Published September 20th 2009 by Routledge

  27. Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Century

    The New Disorder

    By Stephen J. Cimbala

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Routledge

  28. American Foreign Policy and The Politics of Fear

    Threat Inflation since 9/11

    Edited by A. Trevor Thrall, Jane K. Cramer

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume addresses the issue of threat inflation in American foreign policy and domestic politics. The Bush administration's aggressive campaign to build public support for an invasion of Iraq reheated fears about the president's ability to manipulate the public, and many charged the...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  29. Risk, Global Governance and Security

    The Other War on Terror

    By Yee-Kuang Heng, Ken McDonagh

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book applies risk society theory to the 'War on Terror', steering the discussion away from the militaristic discourse of the Bush era towards an emphasis on global cooperation and a new cosmopolitan agenda. The literature and rhetoric of the 'War on Terror' has been dominated by dramatic...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  30. Network Centric Warfare and Coalition Operations

    The New Military Operating System

    By Paul T. Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book argues that Network Centric Warfare (NCW) influences how developed militaries operate in the same fashion that an operating system influences the development of computer software. It examines three inter-related issues: the overwhelming military power of the United States; the growing...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Routledge

  31. Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War

    Edited by Robert Muggah

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book provides a critical analysis of the changing discourse and practice of post-conflict security-promoting interventions since the Cold War, such as disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), and security-sector reform (SSR) Although the international aid and security sectors...

    Published November 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  32. US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War

    Russians, 'Rogues' and Domestic Division

    By Nick Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America’s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  33. Energy Security and Global Politics

    The Militarization of Resource Management

    Edited by Daniel Moran, James A. Russell

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book analyses the strategic dimensions of energy security, particularly where energy resources have become the object of military competition. The volume explores the risks that may arise from conditions of increasing economic competition and resource scarcity, and the problems that may...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge

  34. Globalization and WMD Proliferation

    Terrorism, Transnational Networks and International Security

    Edited by James A. Russell, James J. Wirtz

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume explores the relationship between the accelerating process of globalization and the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which is increasingly seen as the pre-eminent threat to international security. The proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction has traditionally...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  35. Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Responding to the Challenge

    Edited by Ian Bellany

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    There is a widely held belief in the imminent probability of nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons of mass destruction being used by terrorists against civilian targets. This edited volume critically assesses the suggestion that one safeguard against this possibility would be to strengthen...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  36. Power Shifts, Strategy and War

    Declining States and International Conflict

    By Dong Sun Lee

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Marked changes in the balance of power between states in the international system are generally seen by IR scholars as among the most common causes of war. This book explains why such power shifts lead to war breaking out in some cases, but not in others. In contrast to existing approaches, this...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge

  37. Global Insurgency and the Future of Armed Conflict

    Debating Fourth-Generation Warfare

    Edited by Aaron Karp, Regina Karp, Terry Terriff

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume covers a timely debate in contemporary security studies: can armed forces adjust to the rising challenge of insurgency and terrorism, the greatest transformation in warfare since the birth of the international system? Containing essays by leading international security scholars...

    Published September 5th 2007 by Routledge

  38. Nuclear Proliferation and International Security

    Edited by Sverre Lodgaard, Bremer Maerli

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has long been key in non-proliferation and disarmament activities. The Treaty is the major international legal obstacle for states seeking nuclear weapon capabilities. In retrospect, and despite setbacks, the overall impact of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

    Published April 18th 2007 by Routledge