Free-to-view Series Compilations from Military, Strategic and Security Studies

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We have compiled a selection of chapters from some of the new and key books in our Military, Strategic and Security Studies series, and created individual ebooks for each one.

Each compilation features a number of chapters from different titles within these key Military, Strategic and Security Studies series. Take a look inside each to gain an insight into the series and featured books.

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Our Series Compilations:

- Contemporary Security Studies
- Studies in Intelligence
- Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution
- Routledge Global Security Studies
- Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies
- Contemporary Terrorism Studies
- Cass Military Studies
- Routledge New Diplomacy Studies
- PRIO New Security Studies

Titles Featured in our Series Compilations

  • Military Families and War in the 21st Century

    Comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    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

  • Gender, Peace and Security

    Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Olsson, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women’s participation in peace…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century

    Cross-Regional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Inge Bekkevold, Ian Bowers, Michael Raska

    This edited volume explores and analyses strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing. A significant shift in policy, strategy and military affairs is underway in both Asia and Europe, with the former gaining increasing…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Liberal Wars

    Anglo-American Strategy, Ideology and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Cromartie

     This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Migration and Security in the Global Age

    Diaspora Communities and Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Feargal Cochrane

    This book is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. The book illustrates that within this globalised world, migrants have become key actors, living in the spaces between states, as well as…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Nuclear Weapons and International Security

    Collected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Ramesh Thakur

    This volume brings together more than three decades of research and writings by Professor Ramesh Thakur on the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Following an introduction to the current nuclear state of play, the book addresses the challenge of nuclear weapons in three parts. Part I describes…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrice De Graaf, George Dimitriu, Jens Ringsmose

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros

    This book examines potential synergies between the fields of Terrorism Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies. The volume presents theoretically- and empirically-informed contributions, which shed light on whether the two fields can inform each other on issues of mutual interest and importance.…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine…

    Hardback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Al Qaeda's Global Crisis

    The Islamic State, Takfir and the Genocide of Muslims, 1st Edition

    By V. G. Julie Rajan

    This book focuses on the crises facing Al Qaeda and how the mass killing of Muslims is challenging its credibility as a leader among Islamist jihadist organizations. The book argues that these crises are directly related to Al Qaeda’s affiliation with the extreme violence employed against Muslims…

    Hardback – 2015-01-23
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Conflict Resolution and Ontological Security

    Peace Anxieties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bahar Rumelili

    This volume highlights the ways in which the prospect of peace can generate anxieties and consequently set in motion social and political processes that reproduce and reactivate conflicts. In analysing this issue, the volume builds on the notion of ontological security and its recent applications…

    Hardback – 2015-01-12
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Contesting Security

    Strategies and Logics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thierry Balzacq

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ‘logic of security’, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database, 1st Edition

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Jarvis, Michael Lister

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Nuclear Proliferation and the Psychology of Political Leadership

    Beliefs, Motivations and Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Kelly P O'Reilly

    This book offers a novel approach to understanding the puzzle of nuclear proliferation by examining how leaders’ beliefs and perceptions about the international system influence states' decisions to acquire nuclear weapons. Today, there is a persisting dilemma over the spread of nuclear weapons for…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Radicalization in Western Europe

    Integration, Public Discourse and Loss of Identity among Muslim Communities, 1st Edition

    By Carolin Görzig, Khaled Al-Hashimi

    Employing a theoretical framework based on the concept of identity loss, this book seeks to understand why increased integration has stimulated greater radicalization among the Muslim populations in Western Europe. Through extensive field research in four European countries – the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Theory and Practice of Paradiplomacy

    Subnational Governments in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    By Alexander S Kuznetsov

    This book examines and systematises the theoretical dimensions of paradiplomacy - the role of subnational governments in international relations. Throughout the world, subnational governments play an active role in international relations by participating in international trade, cultural missions…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In…

    Hardback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention

    Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh

    This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice

    Deferring human rights issues, 1st Edition

    By Iosif Kovras

    This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation. Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence in Cyprus (1963-1974) and the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) was delayed until the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-02
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Ethics of Intelligence

    A new framework, 1st Edition

    By Ross W. Bellaby

    This book starts from the proposition that the field of intelligence lacks any systematic ethical review, and then develops a framework based on the notion of harm and the establishment of Just Intelligence Principles. As the professional practice of intelligence collection adapts to the changing…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence