Politics & International Relations: Military & Strategic Studies

  • Why Nations Go to War: A Sociology of Military Conflict book cover

    Why Nations Go to War

    A Sociology of Military Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Mark P. Worrell

    The United States has been involved in many wars, sometimes for noble causes like defeating Nazism, and, at other times, it has compromised its own ideals, leading to a lot of soul searching and regrets. Some wars are celebrated as glorious achievements (World War II), some are ‘forgotten’ (Korea),…

    Paperback – 2010-12-21
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Terrorism and Homeland Security: Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions book cover

    Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dale L. June

    Since 9/11, the terms homeland security and terrorism have become firmly entrenched in our lexicon. The days of walking through a simple metal detector at the airport are over, and our security landscape is forever changed. Terrorism and Homeland Security: Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions…

    Hardback – 2010-09-29
    CRC Press

  • Strategic Survey 2010: The Annual Review of World Affairs book cover

    Strategic Survey 2010

    The Annual Review of World Affairs, 1st Edition

    By The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and since 1966 has provided the essential one-volume analysis of the year’s key events in international…

    Paperback – 2010-08-13
    Strategic Survey

  • Citizen and Soldier: A Sourcebook on Military Service and National Defense from Colonial America to the Present book cover

    Citizen and Soldier

    A Sourcebook on Military Service and National Defense from Colonial America to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Henry C. Dethloff, Gerald E. Shenk

    Americans grow up expecting that in a time of need, their country can depend on its people for volunteer service to the military. Indeed, this has been a social and at times legal expectation for the citizenship of this country since 1776. Yet, since the end of World War II United States forces…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06

  • Understanding Counterinsurgency: Doctrine, operations, and challenges book cover

    Understanding Counterinsurgency

    Doctrine, operations, and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Rid, Thomas Keaney

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to counterinsurgency operations, a key aspect of modern warfare. Featuring essays by some of the world’s leading experts on unconventional conflict, both scholars and practitioners, the book discusses how modern regular armed forces react, and should…

    Paperback – 2010-04-16

  • The Military Balance 2010 book cover

    The Military Balance 2010

    1st Edition

    By Iiss

    The Military Balance is the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 170 countries worldwide. It is an essential resource for those involved in security policymaking, analysis and research. The book is a region-by-region…

    Paperback – 2010-02-02
    The Military Balance

  • International Police Cooperation: Emerging Issues, Theory and Practice book cover

    International Police Cooperation

    Emerging Issues, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frederic Lemieux

    The globalization of threats and the complexity of international security issues represents a greater challenge for international policing in (re)shaping inter-agency interaction, and makes effective international police cooperation more necessary than ever before. This book sets out to…

    Paperback – 2010-01-01

  • Introduction to Terrorism book cover

    Introduction to Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By David H. McElreath, Carl J. Jensen, Michael Wigginton, Chester L. Quarles, Stephen Mallory

    It can take the form of a Molotov Cocktail or a Suicide Bomber detonating within a crowd. It can be a sophisticated electronic explosive device or a bomb in a shoe. Today‘s terrorism threats, and their constant assault on global security continues to be a menace of great concern.…

    Hardback – 2009-12-30
    CRC Press

  • The Global Arms Trade: A Handbook book cover

    The Global Arms Trade

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew T. H. Tan

    The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September 2001. It provides a clear description and analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Military Legacies: A World Made By War book cover

    Military Legacies

    A World Made By War, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Global Realities

  • Urbanization, Policing, and Security: Global Perspectives book cover

    Urbanization, Policing, and Security

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Cordner, AnnMarie Cordner, Dilip K. Das

    In terms of raw numbers, the amount of world urban dwellers have increased four-fold, skyrocketing from 740 million in 1950 to almost 3.3 billion in 2007. This ongoing urbanization will continue to create major security challenges in most countries. Based on contributions from academics and…

    Hardback – 2009-12-16
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

  • Conflict Management and Resolution: An Introduction book cover

    Conflict Management and Resolution

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ho-Won Jeong

    Conflict Management and Resolution provides students with an overview of the main theories of conflict management and conflict resolution, and will equip them to respond to the complex phenomena of international conflict. The book covers these four key concepts in detail: negotiation mediation…

    Paperback – 2009-10-30

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