Featured Books

This is a selection of featured book publications from the members of the Centre for International Security Studies. Books are organised into the centre's four research areas: biosecurity, geosecurity, infosecurity, and global security.

For more detailed descriptions of the research areas, click on the 'Research Areas' link under Related Links on the right hand side of this page.


Managing Global Health Security cover

Managing Global Health Security

Adam Kamradt-Scott
Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

Deady Encounters cover

Deadly Encounters: How Infectious Disease Helped Shape Australia

Peter Curson
Arena Books, 2015

Disease Diplomacy cover

Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security

Sara E. Davies, Adam Kamradt-Scott, Simon Rushton
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015

American Biodefense cover

American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about BIological Weapons Shape National Security

Frank L. Smith III
Cornell University Press, 2014


Low-Visibility Force Multiplier cover

A Low-Visibility Force Multiplier

Dennis M. Gormley, Andrew S. Erickson, Jingdong Yuan
National Defense University Press, 2014

Arab Revolts cover

The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East

Sarah Phillips
Indiana University Press, 2013

Australia and China at 40 cover

Australia and China at 40

James Reilly and Jingdong Yuan
University of New South Wales Press, 2012

Strong Society Smart State cover

Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy

James Reilly
Columbia University Press, 2012
Yemen and the Politics cover

Yemen and the Politics of Permanent Crisis

Sarah Phillips
Routledge, 2011

Tiger Girls cover

Tiger Girls: Women and Enterprises in the People's Republic of China

Minglu Chen
Routledge, 2011
No Mans Land cover

No Man's Land: Globalization, Territory, and Clandestine Groups in Southeast Asia

Justin Hastings
Cornell University Press, 2010

Yeen's Democracy Experiment cover

Yemen's Democracy Experiment in Regional Perspective: Patrionage and Pluralized Authoritarianism

Sarah Phillips
Palgrave Macmillan, 2008


Project Z cover

Project Z: The Final Global Event

James Der Derian
Bullfrog Films, 2015

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The Shrivenham Papers

Returning Science to the Social

Simon Reay Atkinson
UK Defence Academy, The Shrivenham Papers, N.10, 2010
Human Terrain pic

Human Terrain

James Der Derian
Bullfrog Films, 2010

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Virtuous War cover

Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment-Network

James Der Derian
Routledge, 2009

Global Security

Beyond the Band of Brothers cover

Beyond the Band of Brothers: The US Military and the Myth that Women Can't Fight

Megan MacKenzie
Cambridge University Press, 2015

Rethinking Terrorism cover

Rethinking Terrorism: Terrorism, Violence and the State

Colin Wight
Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

End of Representative Politics cover

The End of Representative Politics

Simon Tormey
Polity Press, 2015

Political Animals cover

Political Animals and Animal Politics

David Scholsberg
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Climate Challenged Society cover

Climate-Challenged Society

David Scholsberg
Oxford University Press, 2013
Revolution and State cover

Revolution and State in Modern Mexico: The Political Economy of Uneven Development

Adam David Morton
Rowman and Littlefield, 2013
The Reef cover

The Reef: A Passionate HIstory

Iain McCalman
Penguin Books, 2013

Anti Capitalism Guides cover

Anti-Capitalism: A Beginners Guide (revised edition)

Simon Tormey
Oneworld, 2013
Female Soldiers cover

Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security and Post-Conflict Development

Megan MacKenzie
New York University Press, 2012

Critical Practices cover

Critical Practices of International Theory: Selected Essays

James Der Derian
Routledge, 2009

Power of Words cover

The Power of Words in International Relations

Charlotte Epstein
MIT Press, 2008

Unravelling Gramsci cover

Unravelling Gramsci: Hegemony and Passive Revolution in the Global Political Economy

Adam David Morton
Pluto Press, 2007

Key Thinkers cover

Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism

Simon Tormey, Jules Townshend
Sage Publications, 2006