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  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This work explains and critically examines the main theoretical aspects of operational warfare at sea. It utilises diverse examples from naval history, ranging from the ancient era to the present day, to offer a comprehensive description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • War and Warfare since 1945

    By Sterling M. Pavelec

    Beginning with an exploration into the question of what war is, War and Warfare Since 1945 provides a chronological analysis of military history since the end of World War II extending through to an analysis of the limits of modern warfare in the nuclear age with the purpose of examining why war…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    The Making of the Contemporary World

  • Sport and Militarism

    Contemporary global perspectives

    Edited by Michael L. Butterworth

    The institutional relationship between sport and the military appears to be intensifying. In the US for example, which faced global criticism for its foreign policy during the "war on terror," militaristic images are commonplace at sporting events. The growing global phenomenon of conflating sport…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Defence Inflation

    Perspectives and Prospects

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Binyam Solomon

    Defence inflation is a recurring factor in determining defence spending. It is widely reported in official government publications and in the trade press, but remains relatively neglected by defence and peace economists. In this book, international contributors from Finland, Norway, Sweden, the UK…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Modern Jordan

    By Judge Gerald Sparrow

    This book, first published in 1961, covers the whole range of the Hashemite kingdom, its king, its government, the people, the land, industry, the armed forces and the rich history of the country. The aim of this book is to present a living picture of a live and virile people linked by language,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • On Both Banks of the Jordan

    A Political Biography of Wasfi al-Tall

    By Asher Susser

    To a large extent the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been shaped by the interaction between Jordan and Palestine and between Jordanians and Palestinians. This book, first published in 1994, discusses this relationship during one of its most critical phases, through the prism of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957

    By Avi Plascov

    There is perhaps no aspect of the Arab-Israeli conflict that is more complex and more emotionally charged than the problem of the Palestinian refugees. The atmosphere surrounding the discussion has led to confusion, so that the facts have become unclear and the problems more difficult to treat.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Politics and the Military in Jordan

    A Study of the Arab Legion, 1921-1957

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Amidst the turmoil in the Middle East, Jordan has presented a striking example of relative stability, and in this study, first published in 1967, Professor Vatikiotis sets out to show just how far Jordan’s stability depends on its army. The Jordan Arab Army, for long better known as the Arab Legion…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Military Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Jamie Hacker Hughes

    When servicewomen and men leave the armed forces, their care transfers to the statutory and third sector where the quality and provision of services can vary enormously. This edited book, encompassing a range of perspectives, from service user to professional, provides a comprehensive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

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