Military, Strategic & Security Studies

Routledge Military, Security and Strategic Studies publish Handbooks, research monographs and textbooks across a wide range of subject areas such as intelligence, terrorism, conflict resolution, and war & conflict studies. We publish books from leading researchers and thinkers in the military and security fields.

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Military, Security and Strategic Studies - New and Key titles

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64Series in Military, Strategic & Security Studies

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997New Products

  • Gender for the Warfare State

    Literature of Women in Combat

    By Robin Truth Goodman

    Gender for the Warfare State is the first scholarly investigation into the written works of U.S. women combat veterans in twenty-first century wars. Most recent studies quantify military participation, showing how many women participate in armed services and what their experiences are in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Critical Interventions

  • Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Peace Journalism Principles and Practices

    Responsibly Reporting Conflicts, Reconciliation, and Solutions

    By Steven Youngblood

    Long-time peace journalist Steven Youngblood presents the foundations of peace journalism in this exciting new textbook, offering readers the methods, approaches, and concepts required to use journalism as a tool for peace, reconciliation, and development. Guidance is offered on framing stories,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07

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The Handbooks and Companions series provides a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.

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The Handbooks and Companions address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

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  • Andrew Humphrys, Senior Editor

    Andrew Humphrys acquires books in the areas of security studies, peace and conflict studies, and military studies. With over 20 years experience in academic publishing, he has published books in a variety of formats, including research monographs, textbooks, and handbooks, as well as works for the more general reader.

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