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Major Works: Military & Strategic Studies

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 78 new and published major works in the subject of Military & Strategic Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Al Qaeda

    Edited by Paul Cruickshank

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource. The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly journals of the first rank and chapters...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Health Security and Governance

    Edited by Nicholas Thomas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    It is increasingly recognized that the pandemic potential of many diseases holds the power to wreck economies, divide societies, and, indeed, to jeopardize the viability of nation states. In consequence, there is a growing—and urgent—need to understand and address such threats. As research in and...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Critical Security Studies

    Edited by Nick Vaughan-Williams, Columba Peoples

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    Although prominent—some would argue pre-eminent—within the modern political lexicon, the concept of ‘security’ is complex and contested. While the meaning and reference point of security was once largely taken for granted within International Relations, the past thirty years or so have witnessed...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Security and Stability in the Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Sino-Japanese Relations

    History, Politics, Economy, Security

    Edited by Caroline Rose

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Academic and popular interest in China and Japan, the two major powers in East Asia, has risen dramatically in the last decade. While on the one hand their relationship has benefited from high levels of two-way trade and investment underscoring their growing economic interdependence, political...

    Published June 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Intelligence

    Edited by Loch K. Johnson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    Many experts on security intelligence distinguish ‘mysteries’ from ‘secrets’. Mysteries (e.g. can Pakistan survive the threat it faces from the presence of insurgents in its western provinces?) are worldly phenomena that governments may wish to understand, but which are difficult to fathom given...

    Published August 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. War and Conflict Communication

    Edited by Philip Seib

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    The close and complex relationship between conflict and communication has been vividly illustrated in work spanning the writings of Homer and Thucydides to blogs bashed out on contemporary battlefields. And in recent decades there has been a huge growth in scholarly and popular interest in the...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Security Studies

    Edited by Theo Farrell

    Series: Critical Concepts in International Relations

    Security Studies traces its origins to work on the causes of war. It remains the most significant subdiscipline of International Relations and, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, its concerns with the security of the international system and the individual, as well as the state, remain...

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Edited by Michael Dumper

    Series: Major Writings in Middle Eastern Studies

    The Arab–Israeli conflict remains one of the longest-running disputes in modern world politics and the search for a lasting peace remains as elusive as ever. The series of wars and disputes starting in 1948 after the arrival of Zionist settlers in Palestine and the creation of the new state of...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. War

    Edited by Alex Bellamy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Contrary to the optimistic predictions at the turn of the last century about ‘the demise of major war’, the War on Terror, major civil wars in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, and the continuing conflict in the Middle East suggest that the study of warfare has never been so urgent. War stubbornly...

    Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge