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What Should Armies Do?: Armed Forces and Civil Security

by John L. Clarke

This volume focuses on two key elements in the North American and European security debate: the decline of both the external threats to most North American and European states, and that of budgetary resources...


Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices

by Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij & Reinhilde Sotiria König

Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict...


A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)

by Christopher Chant

First published in 1987, The Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware provides, within a single volume, the salient technical and operational details of the most important weapons. The complete range of...


Star Peace

by Ben Bova

Star Peace (originally published in 1986) is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


Out of the Sun

by Ben Bova

Out of the Sun is a novel by Ben Bova, one of the field's leading writers of "hard science fiction."


Australia's Nuclear Policy: Reconciling Strategic, Economic and Normative Interests

by Michael Clarke & Stephan Fruhling

Australia's Nuclear Policy: Reconciling Strategic, Economic and Normative Interests critically re-evaluates Australia's engagement with nuclear weapons, nuclear power and the nuclear fuel cycle since the dawn...


Super Soldiers: The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

by Jai Galliott & Mianna Lotz

The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II...


The Defense Industrial Base: Strategies for a Changing World

by Nayantara D. Hensel

The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities,...


The Law of War

by Ingrid Detter

The third edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in light of events over the last decade. Ingrid Detter reviews the status of non-State actors, as...


The Military Covenant: Its Impact on Civil-Military Relations in Britain

by Sarah Ingham

The Military Covenant states that in exchange for their military service and their willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice, soldiers should receive the nation's support. Exploring the concept's invention...


The New Democracy Wars: The Politics of North American Democracy Promotion in the Americas

by Neil A. Burron

Burron provides a critical analysis of Canadian and US democracy promotion in the Americas. He concentrates on Haiti, Peru, and Bolivia in particular but situates them within a larger analysis of Canadian and...


The Powell Doctrine and US Foreign Policy

by Luke Middup

The Vietnam War is one of the longest and most controversial in US history. This book seeks to explore what lessons the US military took from that conflict as to how and when it was appropriate for the United...


Culture and Human-Robot Interaction in Militarized Spaces: A War Story

by Julie Carpenter

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel are some of the most highly trained people in the military, with a job description that spans defusing unexploded ordnance to protecting VIP's and state dignitaries....


Understanding Civil-Military Interaction: Lessons Learned from the Norwegian Model

by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv

A novel examination of civil-military interaction in particular between militaries and humanitarian actors, in light of the so-called 'Norwegian model' that espouses a clear divide between political and humanitarian...


Waging Gendered Wars: U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq

by Paige Whaley Eager

Waging Gendered Wars examines, through the analytical lens of feminist international relations theory, how U.S. military women have impacted and been affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although women...


What Should Armies Do?: Armed Forces and Civil Security

by John L. Clarke

Clarke examines the role of North American and European armed forces in support of civil authorities in domestic contingencies. He seeks to answer the question of what roles are - and are not - appropriate for...


The New Nuclear Disorder: Challenges to Deterrence and Strategy

by Stephen J. Cimbala

In the twenty-first century, the United States confronts an international system of great complexity and shifting security challenges. Among these challenges are those posed by nuclear weapons. Instead of becoming...


The Warrior, Military Ethics and Contemporary Warfare: Achilles Goes Asymmetrical

by Pauline M. Kaurin

When it comes to thinking about war and warriors, first there was Achilles, and then the rest followed. The choice of the term warrior is an important one for this discussion. While there has been extensive...


When Soldiers Say No: Selective Conscientious Objection in the Modern Military

by Andrea Ellner & Paul Robinson

Traditionally few people challenged the distinction between absolute and selective conscientious objection by those being asked to carry out military duties. The former is an objection to fighting all wars -...