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Understanding Insurgent Resilience: Organizational Structures and the Implications for Counterinsurgency

Understanding Insurgent Resilience: Organizational Structures and the Implications for Counterinsurgency

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Andrew Henshaw
May 18, 2020

This book examines terrorist and insurgent organisations and seeks to understand how such groups persist for so long, while introducing a new strategic doctrine for countering these organisations. The work discusses whether familial or meritocratic insurgencies are more resilient to...

Management and Military Studies: Classical and Current Foundations

Management and Military Studies: Classical and Current Foundations

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Joseph Soeters
April 14, 2020

This book connects findings and insights authored by famous scholars in management and organization studies with challenges the military is facing today. One assumes that management and organization studies is only about the rational, predictable, and manageable, and that military action is...

Military Strategy of Small States: Responding to External Shocks of the 21st Century

Military Strategy of Small States: Responding to External Shocks of the 21st Century

1st Edition

Håkan Edström, Dennis Gyllensporre, Jacob Westberg
April 01, 2020

The book explores how small states adjust their military strategies in response to external shocks. Using primary sources from four Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), this volume explores how small states have adjusted their military strategies in response to external shocks...

Defence Diplomacy: Strategic Engagement and Interstate Conflict

Defence Diplomacy: Strategic Engagement and Interstate Conflict

1st Edition

Daniel H. Katz
February 21, 2020

This book analyzes examples of strategic engagement in order to identify the factors which contribute to the success or failure of defence diplomacy in preventing interstate conflict. For more than a century, nations have engaged in defence diplomacy to cultivate mutual understanding and mitigate...

Civil-Military Relations in International Interventions: A New Analytical Framework

Civil-Military Relations in International Interventions: A New Analytical Framework

1st Edition

Karsten Friis
February 19, 2020

This book examines military and civilian actors in international interventions and offers a new analytical framework to apply on such interventions. While it is frequently claimed that success in international interventions hinges largely on military–civilian coherence, cooperation has proven...

The Politics of Military Families: State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household

The Politics of Military Families: State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household

1st Edition

René Moelker, Manon Andres, Nina Rones
June 25, 2019

This book examines the politics of military families in relation to the tensions between the state, military organization, and private life. It elaborates on the tensions between the advent of challenging worldwide deployment for the military and the prominence of the home front. The volume aims to...

Organisational Learning and the Modern Army: A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes

Organisational Learning and the Modern Army: A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes

1st Edition

Tom Dyson
June 25, 2019

Drawing upon extensive original research, this book explores best practice in army lessons-learned processes. Without the correct learning mechanisms, military adaptation can be blocked, or the wider lessons from adaptation can easily be lost, leading to the need to relearn lessons in the field,...

Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Era: The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Era: The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

1st Edition

Oscar Palma
February 21, 2019

This book examines the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) as a commercial insurgency through the network-complex paradigm of insurgency. Countering traditional perspectives of the group, it proposes new and comprehensive explanations for the FARC’s presence in Latin America. Existing...

Countering Insurgencies and Violent Extremism in South and South East Asia

Countering Insurgencies and Violent Extremism in South and South East Asia

1st Edition

Shanthie Mariet D'Souza
January 23, 2019

This volume of case studies examines the rise in violent extremism, terrorism and insurgency in South and South East Asia, and subsequent state responses. The South and South East of Asia has experienced various forms of extremism and violence for years, with a growing demand for academic or...

Western Military Interventions After The Cold War: Evaluating the Wars of the West

Western Military Interventions After The Cold War: Evaluating the Wars of the West

1st Edition

Marek Madej
October 25, 2018

This book offers an examination of the effectiveness of Western military interventions in the post-Cold War era. It constitutes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of the conditions, conduct and consequences of post-Cold War armed conflicts, in which Western states, acting as a...

European Military Culture and Security Governance: Soldiers, Scholars and National Defence Universities

European Military Culture and Security Governance: Soldiers, Scholars and National Defence Universities

1st Edition

Tamir Libel
August 23, 2018

This book offers the first systematic, comparative analysis of military education and training in Europe within the context of the post-Cold War security environment. Based on an analysis of military education institutions in the UK, Germany, Finland, Romania and the Baltic States, this book...

Sociology and Military Studies: Classical and Current Foundations

Sociology and Military Studies: Classical and Current Foundations

1st Edition

Joseph Soeters
March 23, 2018

This book examines the connection between sociology and the challenges faced by the modern military. Military sociology has received little attention in the broader academic world, and is mostly focused on civil-military relations. This book seeks to address this gap and combines ideas, theories...

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