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  1. Managing Diversity in the Military

    The value of inclusion in a culture of uniformity

    Edited by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Strategy in the American War of Independence

    A Global Approach

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, Michael T. McMaster

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. Many do not realize the extent to which the 1775 colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global conflict....

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Complex Peace Operations and Civil-Military Relations

    Winning the Peace

    By Robert Egnell

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the impact of different civil-military structures on operational effectiveness in complex peace operations. Recent operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia are examples of grand failures to enforce peace and to promote democracy and development through international...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2009 by Routledge