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  • 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 
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  • The Politics of Military Families

    State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household, 1st Edition

    Edited by René Moelker, Manon Andres, Nina Rones

    This book examines the politics of military families in relation to the tensions between the state, military organization, and private life. It elaborates on the tensions between the advent of challenging worldwide deployment for the military and the prominence of the home front. The volume aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Western Military Interventions After The Cold War

    Evaluating the Wars of the West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marek Madej

    This book offers an examination of the effectiveness of Western military interventions in the post-Cold War era. It constitutes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of the conditions, conduct and consequences of post-Cold War armed conflicts, in which Western states, acting as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
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  • Military Strategy of Small States

    Responding to External Shocks of the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Håkan Edström, Dennis Gyllensporre, Jacob Westberg

    The book explores how small states adjust their military strategies in response to external shocks. Using primary sources from four Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), this volume explores how small states have adjusted their military strategies in response to external shocks…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
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  • European Military Culture and Security Governance

    Soldiers, Scholars and National Defence Universities, 1st Edition

    By Tamir Libel

    This book offers the first systematic, comparative analysis of military education and training in Europe within the context of the post-Cold War security environment. Based on an analysis of military education institutions in the UK, Germany, Finland, Romania and the Baltic States, this book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
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  • Sociology and Military Studies

    Classical and Current Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Soeters

    This book examines the connection between sociology and the challenges faced by the modern military. Military sociology has received little attention in the broader academic world, and is mostly focused on civil-military relations. This book seeks to address this gap and combines ideas, theories…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
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  • War and Strategy in the Modern World

    From Blitzkrieg to Unconventional Terror, 1st Edition

    By Azar Gat

    This volume brings together some of Professor Azar Gat's most significant articles on the evolution of strategic doctrines and the transformation of war during the 20th and early 21st centuries. It sheds new light on the rise of the German Panzer arm and the doctrine of Blitzkrieg between the two…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
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  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

    The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Kreuzer

    This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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  • Understanding Military Doctrine

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Harald Hoiback

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
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  • Israel, Strategic Culture and the Conflict with Hamas

    Adaptation and Military Effectiveness, 1st Edition

    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
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  • The Military and Liberal Society

    Societal-Military Relations in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    By Tomas Kucera

    This book describes to what extent and in what ways the military policies of Western European societies are determined by liberal ideology. A wide variety of issues affected by liberal ideology, including conscription, conscientious objection, military mission, military ethics and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
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  • Civilians and Warfare in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Foote, Nadya Williams

    This book explores the role played by civilians in shaping the outcomes of military combat across time and place. This volume explores the contributions civilians have made to warfare in case studies that range from ancient Europe to contemporary Africa and Latin America. Building on philosophical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23
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  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    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
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  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Linking Warfare and Statecraft, 1400-1830, 1st Edition

    By Beatrice Heuser

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Napoleon and Clausewitz. The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
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  • Democratic Civil-Military Relations

    Soldiering in 21st Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Mannitz

    This book examines the ways in which European democracies, including former communist states, are dealing with the new demands placed on their security policies since the cold war by transforming their military structures, and the effects this is having on the conceptualisation of soldiering. In…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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  • Researching the Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro, Sabina Frederic

    Researching the Military focuses on the experiences of researchers who study the military around the world. It explores the historical, social, institutional and personal factors that frame research and scrutinize the way knowledge in this area impacts society and policy. More than merely…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
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  • Contemporary Military Innovation

    Between Anticipation and Adaption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dima Adamsky, Kjell Inge Bjerga

    This book explores contemporary military innovation, with a particular focus on the balance between anticipation and adaption. The volume examines contemporary military thought and the doctrine that evolved around the thesis of a transformation in the character of war. Known as the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
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  • Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

    Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force, 1st Edition

    By Scott Fitzsimmons

    This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department)…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
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  • Space Warfare in the 21st Century

    Arming the Heavens, 1st Edition

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book examines the recent shift in US space policy and the forces that continually draw the US back into a space-technology security dilemma. The dual-use nature of the vast majority of space technology, meaning of value to both civilian and military communities and being unable to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
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  • Transforming Warriors

    The Ritual Organization of Military Force, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Haldén, Peter Jackson

    This volume offers an interdisciplinary study of how different cultures have sought to transform individuals into warriors. War changes people, however a less explored question is how different societies want people to change as they are turned into warriors. When societies go to war they recognize…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
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  • Military Innovation in Small States

    Creating a Reverse Asymmetry, 1st Edition

    By Michael Raska

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the global diffusion of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and its impact on military innovation trajectories in small states. Although the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA) concept has enjoyed significant academic attention, the varying…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
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  • Contemporary Military Culture and Strategic Studies

    US and UK Armed Forces in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Finlan

    This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom. The last decade has witnessed astonishing global events, from 9/11 and military operations in Afghanistan in the same year, to the military intervention in Libya in 2011. Western military…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, Harold D. Blanton

    This edited volume explores conscription in the Napoleonic era, tracing the roots of European conscription and exploring the many methods that states used to obtain the manpower they needed to prosecute their wars. The levée-en-masse of the French Revolution has often been cited as a ‘Revolution…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
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  • Militarism and International Relations

    Political Economy, Security, Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Stavrianakis, Jan Selby

    This book examines contemporary militarism in international politics, employing a variety of different theoretical viewpoints and international case studies. Militarism – understood as the social and international relations of the preparation for, and conduct of, organized political violence – is…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
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  • Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace

    The search for stability, 1st Edition

    By Christian Dennys

    This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future. This is the first in-depth village-level assessment of how local populations conceive of stability…

    Hardback – 2014-05-21
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  • Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Sun Tzu and other classical Chinese strategic thinkers wrote in an era of social, economic and military revolution, and hoped to identify enduring principles of war and statecraft. The twenty-first century is a time of similarly revolutionary change, and this makes their ideas of particular…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
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  • Qualitative Methods in Military Studies

    Research Experiences and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro

    This book examines the methodology of qualitative research in military studies. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of studies on military and society has grown substantially in substance, size and impact. However, only a tiny part of this bibliography deals in depth with the research…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
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  • Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
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  • Military Strategy as Public Discourse

    America's war in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Tadd Sholtis

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation’s elites. The legitimacy of a country’s military strategy can become a subject of intense public debate and doubt, especially in prolonged…

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
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  • Military Unionism In The Post-Cold War Era

    A Future Reality?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Bartle, Lindy Heinecken

    This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
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  • Khedive Ismail's Army

    1st Edition

    By John P. Dunn

    Khedive Ismail's Army examines military failure in the age of imperialism. On paper, the mid-nineteenth century Egyptian army seems a formidable regional power. It had a tradition of success, modern weapons, and mercenary officers with experience in major wars. Egypt's ruler, Khedive Ismail, hoped…

    Paperback – 2013-10-16
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  • Military Ethics and Virtues

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Peter Olsthoorn

    This book examines the role of military virtues in today's armed forces.Although long-established military virtues, such as honor, courage and loyalty, are what most armed forces today still use as guiding principles in an effort to enhance the moral behavior of soldiers, much depends on whether…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
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  • Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces

    The making of a distinctive power, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop, Jo Coelmont

    This book examines how the European Union can pursue a grand strategy and become a distinct global actor in a world of emerging great powers. At the grand strategic level, its sheer economic size makes the EU a global power. However, the EU needs to take into account that many international actors…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
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  • Military Health Care

    From Pre-Deployment to Post-Separation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jomana Amara, Ann M. Hendricks

    This edited volume surveys critical aspects of modern military health care in the US and various other Western countries with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the United States, the military medical system, including care for veterans, is large and diverse and involves two institutions, the US…

    Hardback – 2013-03-13
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  • The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991

    From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale, 1st Edition

    By Edward George

    A new examination of why Cuba, a Caribbean country, sent half a million of its citizens to fight in Angola in Africa, and how a short-term intervention escalated into a lengthy war of intervention. It clearly details how in January 1965 Cuba formed an alliance with the Angolan MPLA…

    Paperback – 2012-12-04
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  • Clausewitz and African War

    Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia, 1st Edition

    By Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Oil, diamonds, timber, food aid - just some of the suggestions put forward as explanations for African wars in the past decade. Another set of suggestions focuses on ethnic and clan considerations. These economic and ethnic or clan explanations contend that wars are specifically not fought by…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
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  • Rostov in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920

    The Key to Victory, 1st Edition

    By Brian Murphy

    These documents were collected from the archives in Rostov-on-Don, and this book makes them available for the first time in print. Since becoming freely accessible Soviet archives have provided a rich source for understanding the hopes, fears and strivings of the Russians during the greatest crisis…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
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  • Educating America's Military

    1st Edition

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The mission of America’s war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both the ways of war and the defence of peace. But are these colleges…

    Paperback – 2012-10-16
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  • The Tet Effect

    Intelligence and the Public Perception of War, 1st Edition

    By Jake Blood

    A close examination of the role of intelligence in shaping America’s perception of the Vietnam War, looking closely at the intelligence leadership and decision process. In 1967, intelligence was called upon to bolster support for the Vietnam War and allowed America’s leaders to…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
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  • Military Integration after Civil Wars

    Multiethnic Armies, Identity and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Florence Gaub

    This book examines the role of multiethnic armies in post-conflict reconstruction, and demonstrates how they can promote peacebuilding efforts. The author challenges the assumption that multiethnic composition leads to weakness of the military, and shows how a multiethnic army is frequently the…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
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  • Democratic Citizenship and War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoav Peled, Noah Lewin-Epstein, Guy Mundlak, Jean Cohen

    This edited volume explores the theoretical and practical implications of war and terror situations for citizenship in democratic states. Citizenship is a key concept in Western political thought for defining the individual’s relations with society. The specific nature of these rights, duties and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
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  • Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    This book investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war. After the Cold War, Western armed forces have increasingly been called upon to intervene in internal conflicts in the former Third World. These forces have been called upon to carry out missions that they traditionally…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
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  • The US Military

    A Basic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Judith Hicks Stiehm

    This book provides a basic guide to the US military and will raise questions for further discussion by students and other curious readers. The US Military provides an accessible starting-point for those with a limited knowledge of this institution. Covering a wide range of subject matter, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
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  • Managing Diversity in the Military

    The value of inclusion in a culture of uniformity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks

    This edited book examines the management of diversity and inclusion in the military. Owing to the rise of asymmetric warfare, a shift in demographics and labor shortfalls, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has prioritized diversity and inclusion in its workforce management philosophy. In pursuing…

    Hardback – 2011-10-10
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