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  • 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 – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Transforming Warriors

    The Ritual Organization of Military Force

    Edited by Peter Halden, Peter Jackson

    This volume offers an inter-disciplinary study of how different societies expect people to change when they are transformed into warriors. When human societies go to war they recognize that a boundary is being crossed. The participants are expected to do things that are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Transforming Warriors

    The Ritual Organization of Military Force

    Edited by Peter Halden, Peter Jackson

    This volume offers an interdisciplinary study of how different cultures have sought to transform individuals into warriors. War changes people, however a less explored question is how different societies want people to change as they are turned into warriors. When societies go to war they recognize…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods

    Edited by Alison J. Williams, Neil Jenkings, Rachel Woodward, Matthew F. Rech

    This new handbook is about the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, it brings together an extensive group of authors from a range of disciplinary perspectives whose chapters engage with the conceptual, practical and political questions raised when doing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Researching the Military

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro, Sabina Frederic

    Researching the Military focuses on the experiences of researchers who study the military around the world. It explores the historical, social, institutional and personal factors that frame research and scrutinize the way knowledge in this area impacts society and policy. More than merely…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Collective Memories in War

    Edited by Elena Rozhdestvenskaya, Victoria Semenova, Irina Tartakovskaya, Krzysztof Kosela

    This edited collection offers an empirical exploration of social memory in the context of politics, war, identity and culture. With a substantive focus on Eastern Europe, it employs the methodologies of visual studies, content and discourse analysis, in-depth interviews and surveys to substantiate…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics

    Edited by George Lucas

    The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
    Routledge

  • Military Families and War in the 21st Century

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Rene Moelker, Manon Andres, Gary Bowen, Philippe Manigart

    This book focuses on the key issues that affect military families when soldiers are deployed overseas, focusing on the support given to military personnel and families before, during and after missions. Today’s postmodern armies are expected to provide social-psychological support both to their…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Military Sexual Trauma: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

    Edited by Carolyn B Allard, Melissa Platt

    Military Sexual Trauma: Current Knowledge and Future Directions showcases the work of several prominent military sexual trauma (MST) researchers, scholars, and clinicians from across the United States. A review of existing research and original empirical findings converge to indicate that MST…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

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