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  1. Educating America's Military

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Military Health Care

    From Pre-Deployment to Post-Separation

    Edited by Jomana Amara, Ann M. Hendricks

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Qualitative Methods in Military Studies

    Research Experiences and Challenges

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Military Innovation

    Between Anticipation and Adaption

    Edited by Dima Adamsky, Kjell Inge Bjerga

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Democratic Civil-Military Relations

    Soldiering in 21st Century Europe

    Edited by Sabine Mannitz

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The US Military

    A Basic Introduction

    By Judith Hicks Stiehm

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces

    The making of a distinctive power

    By Sven Biscop, Jo Coelmont

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published August 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Militarism and International Relations

    Political Economy, Security, Theory

    Edited by Anna Stavrianakis, Jan Selby

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  11. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Military Ethics and Virtues

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century

    By Peter Olsthoorn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published September 27th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Military Integration after Civil Wars

    Multiethnic Armies, Identity and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    By Florence Gaub

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge

  14. Democratic Citizenship and War

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

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  16. 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 January 24th 2010 by Routledge

  17. 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

  18. 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 May 10th 2009 by Routledge

  19. Modernity, the Media and the Military

    The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front 1914-1918

    By John F. Williams

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new volume explores the history of an important, but neglected sector of the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 in the context of its portrayal in the media. The analysis sheds new light on of the role of the mass media in generating national mythologies. The book focuses on the largely...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  20. Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?

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

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published October 8th 2008 by Routledge

  21. 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 August 12th 2008 by Routledge

  22. 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 April 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  23. 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 January 16th 2008 by Routledge

  24. 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 December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  25. Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge

  26. 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 October 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  27. 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 August 8th 2007 by Routledge

  28. Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published April 11th 2007 by Routledge

  29. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  30. 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 February 5th 2007 by Routledge

  31. 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 December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  32. Social Sciences and the Military

    An Interdisciplinary Overview

    Edited by Giuseppe Caforio

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This innovative book presents the reader with a clear international view of interdisciplinary and intradisciplinary approaches to military and conflict-resolution studies. In this first title on its subject, leading expert Giuseppe Caforio offers a thorough analysis of the new aspects and trends of...

    Published October 29th 2006 by Routledge

  33. Gender and the Military

    Women in the Armed Forces of Western Democracies

    By Helena Carreiras

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This is the first comparative, cross-national study of the participation of women in the armed forces of NATO countries. Along side an analysis of this key topic stands a critique of existing theoretical models and the proposal of a revised analytical framework. Unlike previous works...

    Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge

  34. Managing Defence in a Democracy

    Edited by Laura R. Cleary, Teri McConville

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  35. Military Unionism In The Post-Cold War Era

    A Future Reality?

    Edited by Richard Bartle, Lindy Heinecken

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published May 21st 2006 by Routledge

  36. Warriors and Politicians

    US Civil-Military Relations under Stress

    By Charles A. Stevenson

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    With historical case studies ranging from the Revolutionary War to the war in Iraq, this new book shows how and why the US military is caught between two civilian masters – the President and Congress – in responding to the challenges of warfighting, rearmament, and transformation. Charles...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  37. Military Honour and the Conduct of War

    From Ancient Greece to Iraq

    By Paul Robinson

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This study presents the first examination of the influence of ideas of honour on the causes, conduct and ending of wars from Ancient Greece to the present day. Paul Robinson begins with a theoretical examination of the concept of honour, to clearly explain the many contradictions and tensions...

    Published May 8th 2006 by Routledge

  38. Strategic Culture and Ways of War

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A much-needed survey and synopsis of literature on strategic culture and ways of war. It clearly shows how national strategies and approaches to warfare are, to a significant extent, culturally determined. The concept of national ‘ways of war’ dates from the 1930s, when Basil H. Liddell Hart...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  39. The US Military Profession into the 21st Century

    War, Peace and Politics

    By Sam Sarkesian, Robert Connor

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This brand new edition of The US Military Profession into the Twenty-First Century re-examines the challenges faced by the military profession in the aftermath of the international terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001. While many of the issues facing the military profession...

    Published March 8th 2006 by Routledge

  40. Civil-Military Relations in Europe

    Learning from Crisis and Institutional Change

    Edited by Hans Born, Marina Caparini, Karl Haltiner, Jürgen Kuhlmann

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new book illustrates how democracy cannot develop or endure unless military and security forces are under the full control of democratic institutions, and all the necessary safeguards, checks and balances are in place. The contributors show how contemporary European states manage...

    Published February 8th 2006 by Routledge

  41. The Tet Effect

    Intelligence and the Public Perception of War

    By Jake Blood

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published July 20th 2005 by Routledge

  42. Rostov in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920

    The Key to Victory

    By Brian Murphy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published July 4th 2005 by Routledge

  43. Khedive Ismail's Army

    By John P. Dunn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published May 17th 2005 by Routledge

  44. Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918

    The List Regiment

    By John F Williams

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Adolf Hitler enlisted in the Bavarian Army in august 1914 as a war volunteer. Fanatically devoted to the German cause, between 1914 and 1918 Hitler served with distinction and sometimes reckless bravery, winning both classes of Iron Cross. Using memoirs, military records, regimental, divisional...

    Published March 20th 2005 by Routledge

  45. Military Leadership in the British Civil Wars, 1642-1651

    'The Genius of this Age'

    By Stanley D.M. Carpenter

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Despite the wealth of British Civil Wars studies, little work addresses the nature of military leadership effectiveness in terms of the eventual result -parliamentary victory. It is no longer sufficient to credit religion, economics, localism or constitutional concepts for the outcome without...

    Published January 19th 2005 by Routledge

  46. The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991

    From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale

    By Edward George

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published January 19th 2005 by Routledge

  47. Leaders in War

    West Point Remembers the 1991 Gulf War

    Edited by Frederick W. Kagan, Christian Kubik

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Leaders in War present unique first-person perspectives across the spectrum of American combat operations during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. From division commanders to platoon leaders, the authors deliver an insider's view of tough leadership challenges, tragic failures, and triumphant victories....

    Published January 9th 2005 by Routledge

  48. Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Second World War

    By Enver Redzic, Robert Donia

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Five major groups fought one another in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Second World War: The German and Italian occupiers, the Serbian Chetniks, the Ustasha of the Independent State of Croatia, the Bosnian Muslims, and the Tito-led Partisans. The aims, policies, and actions of each group are...

    Published January 4th 2005 by Routledge