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  • People’s War

    Variants and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A Marks, Paul Rich

    Far from being an anachronism, much less a kit-bag of techniques, people’s war raises what has always been present in military history, irregular warfare, and fuses it symbiotically with what has likewise always been present politically, rebellion and the effort to seize power. The result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Understanding Boko Haram

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Myriam Dunn Cavelty, Thierry Balzacq

    This revised and updated second edition features over twenty new chapters and offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past 20 years, and is now one of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Aid, Insurgencies and Conflict Transformation

    When Greed is Good, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Rethinking Western Approaches to Counterinsurgency

    Lessons From Post-Colonial Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Russell W. Glenn

    This book critically examines the Western approach to counter-insurgency in the post-colonial era and offers a series of recommendations to address current shortfalls. The author argues that current approaches to countering insurgency rely too heavily on conflicts from the post-World War II years…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Reconstructing Afghanistan

    Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Maley, Susanne Schmeidl

    This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan. The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    1st Edition

    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

  • Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Mumford

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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