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Routledge Handbook of Russian Security

Edited by: Roger E. Kanet

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  January  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815396710
eBook ISBN: 9781351181242
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<P>The <I>Routledge Handbook of Russian Security </I>offers<I> </I>a comprehensive collection of essays on all aspects of Russian security and foreign policy by international scholars from across the world. </P> <P>The volume identifies key contemporary topics of research and debate and takes into account the changes that have occurred in the study of Russian security strategy since the end of the Cold War. The handbook is organised into five sections:</P> <UL> <P> <LI>The theory and nature of Russian security policy</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>The domestic and foreign policy nexus</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Instruments used by Russia in pursuing its security</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Global and regional aspects of Russian security and&nbsp;foreign policy</LI> <P></P> <P> <LI>Case studies of Russian involvement in a series of security conflicts.</LI> <P></P></UL> <P>The book concludes with case studies of the major examples of Russian involvement and operations in a series of security conflicts, including that in Georgia, the intervention in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, and the ongoing Civil War in Syria. </P> <P>This volume will be of great interest to students of Russian security, strategic studies, foreign policy, European politics, and International Relations in general.</P>

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Russia’s pursuit of great-power status and security Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Putin’s operational code and strategic decision-making in Russia Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Soviet legacy in Russian security policy Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Military might as a basis for Russian Great Power identity Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Russian challenge to the liberal world order Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The domestic and foreign policy nexus Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Understanding Russia’s security strategy in a context of power Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Russia’s economy and military expenditures Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Russian strategic culture Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Security Council and security decision-making Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Coercive diplomacy in Russian security strategy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The rebuilding of Russian military capabilities Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Reflections on Russia’s nuclear strategy Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The economic tools of Russian security strategy Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Russian security strategy and the geopolitics of energy in Eurasia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The intelligence agencies and Putin: undermining Russia’s security? Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Russian information security and warfare Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Information-psychological warfare in Russian security strategy Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Outer space in Russia’s security strategy Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Russian security policy towards the United States  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  NATO enlargement Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Russia’s regional and global counterterrorism strategies Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Security challenges in Russia-European Union relations Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Russian security strategy and the geopolitics of Eurasia Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The impacts of climate change on Russian Arctic security Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Caucasian chess or the greatest geopolitical tragedy of the twentieth century Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Russian security strategy in Central Asia Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Russian-Chinese security cooperation Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The BRICs and Russian foreign and security policy Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Instrumentalising the frozen conflicts of the greater Black Sea region Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Russian security strategy in the Balkans Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The 2008 Russia-Georgia War Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Russia’s ‘hybrid’ aggression against Ukraine Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Russia, the Middle East and the conflict in Syria Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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