Military Studies Products

  • The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    As humanitarian needs continue to grow rapidly, humanitarian action has become more contested, with new actors entering the field to address unmet needs, but also challenging long-held principles and precepts. This volume provides detailed empirical comparisons between emerging and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    Heritage and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel, Amit Gupta

    Scholars and policy makers have traditionally viewed portions of the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific as separate and discrete political, economic, and military regions. In recent years, however, a variety of economic, political, and military forces have made many within the academic community,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Power, Perception and Foreign Policymaking

    US and EU Responses to the Rise of China

    By Scott A. W. Brown

    This book examines the changing dynamics of power in the international arena since the end of the Cold War. Brown engages in analysis of how the United States and the European Union have responded to the so-called rise of China through an examination of how policymakers’ perceptions of China have…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War

    Determining the Fate of Britain’s and New Zealand’s Conscripts

    By David Littlewood

    While a plethora of studies have discussed why so many men decided to volunteer for the army during the Great War, the experiences of those who were called up under conscription have received relatively little scrutiny. Even when the implementation of the respective Military Service Acts has been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel

    Dealing with Epidemics

    Edited by Daniel Messelken, David Winkler

    This book examines the issue of ethics in the context of the provision of military health care in an epidemic. Outbreaks of epidemics like Ebola trigger difficult ethical challenges for civilian and military health care personnel. This book offers theoretical reflections combined with reports from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Military and Democracy in Nepal

    By Indra Adhikari

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge India

  • Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia

    Edited by Jean-Francois Ratelle, Laurence Broers

    Recent wars in Eurasia have foregrounded the flows of foreign fighters between distinct insurgent battlefronts. Since 2011 thousands of individuals have travelled from the Caucasus and Central Asia to fight in Syria and Iraq. Caucasians have also appeared in the fighting that followed Ukraine’s…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Security Automata

    Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force

    By Sean Welsh

    Can security automata (robots and AIs) make moral decisions to apply force on humans correctly? If they can make such decisions, ought they be used to do so? Will security automata increase or decrease aggregate risk to humans? What regulation is appropriate? Addressing these important issues this…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Ways of War

    American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    From the first interactions between European and native peoples to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Now in its updated second edition, Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

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