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  • Raymond Aron and International Relations

    Edited by Olivier Schmitt

    At a time when the field of International Relations is diverting from grand theoretical debates, rediscovering the value of classical realism and exploring its own intellectual history, this book contributes to these debates by presenting a cohesive view of Raymond Aron’s theory of IR. It explores…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • 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

  • Israel, Strategic Culture and the Conflict with Hamas

    Adaptation and Military Effectiveness

    By Niccolò Petrelli

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of ‘strategic culture’ on Israeli military operations against Hamas between 1987 and 2014. It has often been argued that Israeli policies and military operations against Hamas have proven tactically effective, but strategically disastrous,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Richard Burchill

    This path-breaking collection of papers examines the phenomenon of jihadist insurgent movements in the Middle East and North, East and West Africa. It argues that military and strategic analysts have paid insufficient attention to the phenomenon of jihadism in insurgent movements, partly due to a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counter-insurgency operations undertaken by the Nigerian military against Boko Haram between 2011 and 2017. Based on extensive fieldwork conducted with military units in Nigeria, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria has two main aims. First, it…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Counterinsurgency, Security Forces, and the Identification Problem

    Distinguishing Friend From Foe

    By Daniel L. Magruder, Jr

    This book presents a theory and empirical evidence for how security forces can identify militant suspects during counterinsurgency operations. A major oversight on the part of academics and practitioners has been to ignore the critical antecedent issue common to persuasion and coercion…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Aid, Insurgencies and Conflict Transformation

    When Greed is Good

    By Rob Kevlihan

    This book examines the circumstances under which aid can contribute to the management and transformation of intra-state conflicts. How and when do insurgents govern? How does the presence of aid and social services influence how insurgents govern? Under what circumstances can aid contribute to the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

  • Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2017

    3rd Edition

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Armed Conflict Survey

  • Understanding Boko Haram

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa

    Edited by James J. Hentz, Hussein Solomon

    The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    This book analyses the various ways counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US led war in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan military charged with…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

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