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Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security

Edited by: Joachim Krause , Sebastian Bruns

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138840935
eBook ISBN: 9781315732572
Adobe ISBN: 9781317555391

10.4324/9781315732572
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Book description

This new handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the issues facing naval strategy and security in the twenty-first century.

Featuring contributions from some of the world’s premier researchers and practitioners in the field of naval strategy and security, this handbook covers naval security issues in diverse regions of the world, from the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean to the Arctic and the piracy-prone waters off East Africa’s coast. It outlines major policy challenges arising from competing claims, transnational organized crime and maritime terrorism, and details national and alliance reactions to these problems. While this volume provides detailed analyses on operational, judicial, and legislative consequences that contemporary maritime security threats pose, it also places a specific emphasis on naval strategy. With a public very much focused on the softer constabulary roles naval forces play (such as humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, naval diplomacy, maintenance of good order at sea), the overarching hard-power role of navies has been pushed into the background. In fact, navies and seapower have been notably absent from many recent academic discussions and deliberations of maritime security. This handbook provides a much-desired addition to the literature for researchers and analysts in the social sciences on the relationship between security policy and military means on, under, and from the sea. It comprehensively explains the state of naval security in this maritime century and the role of naval forces in it.

This book will be of much interest to students of naval security and naval strategy, security studies and IR, as well as practitioners in the field.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Complex Nature of Today’s Maritime Security Issues Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Future of Naval Conflict and Lessons From History Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The East China Sea Dispute Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Improving Maritime Safety and Security in the South China Sea Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Strategic Features of the Indian Ocean Region Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Indian Ocean Security Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Gulf Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Maritime Security in the Mediterranean Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Arctic Security Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Complex Nature of Today’s Maritime Security Issues Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Changing Nature of Naval Conflicts in Confined and Shallow Waters (CSW) Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Power-Projection Vs. Anti-Access/Area-Denial (A2/AD) Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Implications of Cyberspace for Naval Strategy and Security Download PDF
Chapter  15:  (NO) Princes of the Sea Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Piracy Off the Somali Coast Download PDF
Chapter  17:  American Naval Policy, Strategy, Plans, and Operations in the Second Decade of the Twenty-First Century Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Having to “Make Do” Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Elements of Twenty-First-Century German Naval Strategy Download PDF
Chapter  20:  United Kingdom Naval Strategy and International Security in the Twenty-First Century Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The Russian Navy Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Maritime Security Order in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Major Maritime Powers and Their Changing Relationship Download PDF
Chapter  24:  A Perspective on China’s Maritime Security Strategy Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Chinese Views of the U.S.-Led Maritime Order Download PDF
Chapter  26:  A Maritime Renaissance Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The European Union’s Approach to Maritime Security Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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