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  1. Managing Military Organizations

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Joseph Soeters, Paul C.van Fenema, Robert Beeres

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book deals with the processes and theories involved in managing military organisations in both peacetime and crisis conditions. Examining the challenges faced by policymakers and military commanders in conducting military operations, this book considers the benefits of conventional management...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Military Advising and Assistance

    From Mercenaries to Privatization, 1815–2007

    Edited by Donald Stoker

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume presents a number of case studies of military advisors and missions in order to provide clear historical examples of the evolution, functioning and motives of foreign military advising in the modern era. Containing essays by US contributors covering a wide range of countries and...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Civil-Military Cooperation in Post-Conflict Operations

    Emerging Theory and Practice

    Edited by Christopher Ankersen

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) is the relationship between militaries and humanitarians. Largely conducted in post-conflict environments, CIMIC has become a key characteristic of military operations in the twenty-first century. However, the field is mostly understood through stereotype rather...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Military Cooperation in Multinational Peace Operations

    Managing Cultural Diversity and Crisis Response

    Edited by Joseph Soeters, Philippe Manigart

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume uses theoretical overviews and empirical case studies to explore both how soldiers cope with the new forms of cultural diversity occurring within various multinational military operations, and how their organizations manage them. Military organizations, like other complex...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Private Military and Security Companies

    Ethics, Policies and Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Andrew Alexandra, Deane-Peter Baker, Marina Caparini

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Over the past twenty years, Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have become significant elements of national security arrangements, assuming many of the functions that have traditionally been undertaken by state armies. Given the centrality of control over the use of coercive force to...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Special Forces, Strategy and the War on Terror

    Warfare By Other Means

    By Alastair Finlan

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume undertakes a systematic analysis of the relationship between Special Forces and contemporary strategy, explaining the resurgence of interest in Special Forces, particularly in the West, by exploring their appeal over traditional conventional force options in the current ‘War on Terror’....

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Railways and the Russo-Japanese War

    Transporting War

    By Felix Patrikeeff, Harry Shukman

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the nexus between railways and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) - the first modern war, and one in which the railways played a key part. Felix Patrikeeff and Harry Shukman examine some of the key dimensions of the Russo-Japanese War, most notably how uncomfortably technological...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. American Soldiers in Iraq

    McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals?

    By Morten G. Ender

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    American Soldiers in Iraq offers a unique snapshot of American soldiers in Iraq, analyzing their collective narratives in relation to the military sociology tradition. Grounded in a century-long tradition of sociology offering a window into the world of American soldiers, this volume serves as a...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Military and Domestic Politics

    A Concordance Theory of Civil-Military Relations

    By Rebecca L. Schiff

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    The intervention of the military in national politics and the everyday lives of citizens is a key question in civil-military relations. This book explains how concordance theory can provide a model for predicting such domestic intervention. Models dealing with the relationship between the military...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces

    An International Comparison

    Edited by Joseph L. Soeters, Jan Van der Meulen

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume explores ethnicity and gender developments in relation to the military. In some countries, the armed forces have a long history in responding to ethnic diversity, while elsewhere it has come up only recently as a policy issue. An even-handed representation of ethnic minorities in the...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge