International Security

International Security

By: Adrian Hyde-Price (author)Hardback

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This textbook introduces students to the study of contemporary international security. Key theories and concepts are presented in the introductory chapters, and applied to the case-studies and empirical examples in subsequent chapters. The book's strong empirical dimension allows it to illustrate contemporary international security problems and issues in a clear and accessible way. It also contains student-friendly pedagogical features such as text boxes, key points, further reading and student questions. The book will be essential reading for upper-level students of international or global security studies, and recommended reading for students of strategic studies, war and conflict studies, terrorism studies and IR in general.

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University of Bath, UK


1. Introduction Part 1: Theories and Approaches 2. Theories about International Security 3. Globalisation and International Security Part 2: Contemporary Security Issues 4. Humanitarian Intervention 5. International Terrorism 6. Nuclear Proliferation Part 3: Regional Security 7. The Middle East 8. Russia, Eurasia and Energy Security 9. China and East Asia 10. Human Security and 'New Wars' Part 4: Conclusion 11. Conflict and Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415550369
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780415550369
  • ISBN10: 041555036X

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