Military Studies Products

  • Masculinity and New War

    The gendered dynamics of contemporary armed conflict

    By David Duriesmith

    This book advances the claims of feminist international relations scholars that the social construction of masculinities is key to resolving the scourges of militarism, sexual violence and international insecurity. More than two decades of feminist research has charted the dynamic relationship…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    Edited by David Chandler, Jon Coaffee

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from sustainable development and climate change, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Economists and War

    A heterodox perspective

    Edited by Fabrizio Bientinesi, Rosario Patalano

    War and economic power have been interwoven in the thought of scholars since the beginnings of economic science, and views on the role of war in the economy have shifted dramatically as the world order has changed. The centenary of World War I has offered the opportunity for more increased…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Gender for the Warfare State

    Literature of Women in Combat

    By Robin Truth Goodman

    Gender for the Warfare State is the first scholarly investigation into the written works of U.S. women combat veterans in twenty-first century wars. Most recent studies quantify military participation, showing how many women participate in armed services and what their experiences are in a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • The Impact of the First World War on International Business

    Edited by Andrew Smith, Kevin D Tennent, Simon Mollan

    People throughout the world are now commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War. For historians of international business and finance, it is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of the war on global business activity. The world economy was highly integrated in the early…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

    By Kenneth M. Swope

    This book examines the military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming’s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Origins of the Warfare State

    World War II and the Transformation of American Politics

    By Carl Boggs

    The post-World War II emergence of a full-blown state of perpetual war is arguably the most important feature of contemporary American politics. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention

    Edited by Jan Bachmann, Colleen Bell, Caroline Holmqvist

    This book reflects on the way in which war and police/policing intersect in contemporary Western-led interventions in the global South. The volume combines empirically oriented work with ground-breaking theoretical insights and aims to collect, for the first time, thoughts on how war and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Caring for the Military

    A Guide for Helping Professionals

    Edited by Joan Beder

    With overseas deployment scaling down in recent years, helping professionals need practical tools for working with servicemen and women returning from deployment. Caring for the Military, with its case studies and clinical discussions, is indispenasble for social workers and other helping…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing

    On Drones, Counter-Insurgency, and Violence

    By Kyle Grayson

    The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality of targeted killing and whether the practice is effective at…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Interventions

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