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New and Published Books

  1. Peacebuilding

    Edited by Vincent Chetail, Oliver Jütersonke

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Asia Pacific Security

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    This new title from Routledge, edited by Professor Leszek Buszynski, includes the key literature on Asia Pacific Security. Arranged across four volumes, the collection covers China, the United States, Japan, and South Korea, as well as peripheral players such as Australia and India. It explores in...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethics of War and Conflict

    Edited by Asa Kasher

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Standing on the shoulders of thinkers who have sought carefully to delineate proper behaviour in armed conflict—not least to distinguish just from illegitimate wars—military ethics is a subdiscipline enjoying renewed interest and, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, increasing practical...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Al Qaeda

    Edited by Paul Cruickshank

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource. The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly journals of the first rank and chapters...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Critical Security Studies

    Edited by Nick Vaughan-Williams, Columba Peoples

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    Although prominent—some would argue pre-eminent—within the modern political lexicon, the concept of ‘security’ is complex and contested. While the meaning and reference point of security was once largely taken for granted within International Relations, the past thirty years or so have witnessed...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. War and Conflict Communication

    Edited by Philip Seib

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    The close and complex relationship between conflict and communication has been vividly illustrated in work spanning the writings of Homer and Thucydides to blogs bashed out on contemporary battlefields. And in recent decades there has been a huge growth in scholarly and popular interest in the...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Security Studies

    Edited by Theo Farrell

    Series: Critical Concepts in International Relations

    Security Studies traces its origins to work on the causes of war. It remains the most significant subdiscipline of International Relations and, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, its concerns with the security of the international system and the individual, as well as the state, remain...

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. War

    Edited by Alex Bellamy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Contrary to the optimistic predictions at the turn of the last century about ‘the demise of major war’, the War on Terror, major civil wars in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, and the continuing conflict in the Middle East suggest that the study of warfare has never been so urgent. War stubbornly...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Early Writings on Terrorism

    Edited by Ruth Kinna

    Making available and examining early writings on terrorism and political violence from the late-nineteenth century, this important collection brings together writings associated with the political left - French revolutionaries, socialists and anarchists - and also considers the wider context of...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Early Writings On Terrorism Vol 1

    Edited by Ruth Kinna

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 19th 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. United Nations
    Edited by David Travers
    To Be Published January 1st 2015
  2. Radicalisation CC 4V
    Edited by Peter R. Neumann
    To Be Published April 15th 2015

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