Military, Strategic & Security Studies: Small Wars & Insurgencies

  • Organisational Learning and the Modern Army: A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes book cover

    Organisational Learning and the Modern Army

    A New Model for Lessons-Learned Processes, 1st Edition

    By Tom Dyson

    Drawing upon extensive original research, this book explores best-practice in army lessons-learned processes. Without the correct learning mechanisms, military adaptation can be blocked, or the wider lessons from adaptation can easily be lost, leading to the need to relearn lessons in the field,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements book cover

    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 – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Era: The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia book cover

    Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Era

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Oscar Palma

    This book examines the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) as a commercial insurgency through the network-complex paradigm of insurgency. Countering traditional perspectives of the group, it proposes new and comprehensive explanations for the FARC’s presence in Latin America. Existing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Countering Insurgencies and Violent Extremism in South and South East Asia book cover

    Countering Insurgencies and Violent Extremism in South and South East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shanthie Mariet D'Souza

    This volume of case studies examines the rise in violent extremism, terrorism and insurgency in South and South East Asia, and subsequent state responses. The South and South East of Asia has experienced various forms of extremism and violence for years, with a growing demand for academic or…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups: The Difficulty of Securing Strategic Outcomes book cover

    Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups

    The Difficulty of Securing Strategic Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Samir Puri

    What constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with non-state armed groups? This question has bedevilled states the world over. From Colombia and FARC, Turkey and the PKK, the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the persistent insurgency in Iraq – the governments concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Understanding Boko Haram: Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa book cover

    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

  • Rebels and Legitimacy: Processes and Practices book cover

    Rebels and Legitimacy

    Processes and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Legitimacy is generally a term that is associated with the state. The term surfaces when there are problems with state legitimacy—when it is lacking or absent. This present volume attempts to think through the relevance of the concept of legitimacy for other political actors than the state. Rebel…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studies book cover

    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

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2018 book cover

    Armed Conflict Survey 2018

    1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for 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 – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Unfinished Revolution in Nigeria’s Niger Delta: Prospects for Environmental Justice and Peace book cover

    The Unfinished Revolution in Nigeria’s Niger Delta

    Prospects for Environmental Justice and Peace, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyril Obi, Temitope B. Oriola

    The 1990s heralded waves of spectacular forms of local resistance and globalized protest against oil exploitation and environmental pollution in oil-producing regions of the developing world. One of the most spectacular local uprisings against global oil multinationals was led by the Ogoni people…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace, Conflict and Security in Africa

  • People’s War: Variants and Responses book cover

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran book cover

    Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Narges Bajoghli, Amir Moosavi

    The Iran-Iraq War (1980–1988) is a cornerstone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s existence. It entrenched the newly established regime and provided the means for its consolidation of power in the country following the 1979 Revolution. Officially recognized as the "War of Sacred Defense", the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

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