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Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. Authors of the Month: Danielle Beswick & Paul Jackson

    Authors of Conflict, Security and Development, Danielle Beswick and Paul Jackson, take a little time to tell us about the second edition and what makes their book stand out!

    'Jackson and Beswick provide an essential primer on the complex issues that lie at the intersection of security and development. Wide-ranging and clearly-written, the authors deftly weave both theory and practice, and challenge us all to think more critically – and more carefully – about the consequences of international intervention.' -- Timothy Donais, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

  2. 2014 Student Reference and Textbook Round Up

    Check out all of the Textbooks and Student Reference titles published in 2014 in Politics & International Relations, Military, Security & Strategic Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies!

  3. Featured Textbook: Critical Security Studies

    ‘Combining breadth and accessibility with cutting-edge contributions, the second edition of this book provides an excellent overview of critical security studies today.’ -- Michael C. Williams, University of Ottawa, Canada

  4. Featured Textbook: The Psychology of Terrorism

    'This is an important revision to a book already well established as a leader in the area. The new material brings it up to date, and extends the analysis, increasing its relevance. The role of psychology in understanding terrorism has become much more important, and this book contributes to that improved understanding.'- Max Taylor, University of St Andrews, UK

  5. New Textbooks in Strategic Studies

    We are pleased to announce the publication of two new textbooks in strategic studies:

    Understanding Naval Warfare by Ian Speller and Understanding Land Warfare by Christopher Tuck

    Why not take a look?

  6. Featured Textbook - Security Studies: An Introduction

    Now in its second edition, Routledge are pleased to feature this excellent textbook, edited by Paul D. Williams, and comprehensively revised to include new chapters on Polarity, Culture, Intelligence and the Academic and Policy Worlds.

  7. New International Security Titles Published April to May 2011

    A selection of our new titles published in International Security this month. Highlights include titles by Aidan Hehir, Natasha Kuhrt and Andrew Mumford; and John Mueller, amongst others.

  8. Terrorism vs Democracy

    New Terrorism Studies Titles Published January to March 2011

    A selection of our new titles published in Terrorism Studies this month. Highlights include the new edition of Terrorism vs Democracy by Paul Wilkinson and the Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research by Alex Schmid, amongst others.

  9. Security Studies Reader Cover

    New International Security Titles Published January to March 2011

    A selection of our new titles published in International Security this month. Highlights include titles by J. Peter Burgess, Alex Schmid and Paul Wilkinson amongst others.

  10. Featured Title: Understanding Counterinsurgency

    Understanding Counterinsurgency provides an introduction to contemporary counterinsurgency (COIN) operations. The contributors address the question 'Don’t we understand COIN by now?' by analyzing the roots of modern Western theory and practice, and in light of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.   

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