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Ken Booth

political science educator , writer

Ken Booth, British political science educator, writer. Member International Institute Strategic Studies, Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, British International Studies Association.

Background

Booth, Ken was born on January 29, 1943 in Featherstone, England. Son of Fred and Phyllis (Chesham) Booth.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with first class honors, University Wales, 1964, Doctor of Philosophy., 1983.

Career

Lecturer University Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales, 1967-1979, senior lecturer, 1979-1985, reader, since 1985. Scholar in residence United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1977. Senior research fellow Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1979-1981.

Works

  • Author: The Military Instrument in Soviet Foreign Policy, 1917-1972, 1974, (with others) Contempory Strategy: Theories and Policies, 1975, Navies and Foreign Policy, 1977, Strategy and Ethnocentrism, 1979, Law Force and Diplomacy at Sea, 1985. Contributor chapters to books in field, also articles to journals. Supporter Amnesty International Member International Institute Strategic Studies, Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, British International Studies Association.

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Membership

Member International Institute Strategic Studies, Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, British International Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, art, hill walking.

Connections

Married Eurwen Jones, July 29, 1967. Children– Robert, Thomas.

father:
Fred Booth

mother:
Phyllis (Chesham) Booth

spouse:
Eurwen Jones

children:
Robert Booth

Thomas Booth