This major new textbook focuses on the traditional and contemporary uses of organized force for political ends. The book brings together major scholars in the field and deals with both the theory and practice of strategy. It highlights the continuing relevance of traditional and new thinking about strategy for understanding the complex issues of war and peace at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The book opens with an introduction by the volume editors highlighting the central unifying theme of the book as a whole: the historical and continuing role of military power in support of political ends. The book then breaks down into four broad sections covering the evolution of strategic thought; the theory and practice of land, sea, and air power; a range of new and adapted theories about peace and security which were developed during the Cold War and developments in strategic thinking and practice which have taken place since the end of the Cold War (including Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), Information (Cyber) Warfare, and Space Warfare). The book ends with a return to some of the themes identified in the Introduction and a discussion of the future direction of strategic studies. Carefully edited to create a fully integrated textbook and including excellent pedagogy throughout, this textbook offers a clear, accessible, and lively introduction to strategic studies for all students of politics and international relations.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX019878273X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2002. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction Strategic Studies and Security, John Baylis, Eliot Cohen, Colin Gray and James Wirtz 1. Part I The Classical Strategies: Theory and History, Michael Handel 2. Force and Morality, Hilaire McCoubrey 3. Causes of War, Conditions of peace: Causes, Motives, Character, John Garnett 4. Part II Land Power: Theory and Practice, Steve Biddle 5. Sea Power: Theory and Practice, Sam Tangredi 6. Air Power: Theory and Practice, Timothy Garden 7. Part III Deterrence: Theory and Practice, Keith Payne 8. Arms Control and Disarmament, John Baylis 9. Terrorism and Irregular Warfare, James Kiras 10. Part IV Technology and War; of RMAs, Spacewar and Cyberwar, Eliot Cohen 11. Weapons of Mass Destruction, Colin Gray 12. From Peacekeeping to Peace Enforcement, Theo Farrell 13. A New Agenda for Security and Strategy?, James Wirtz Conclusion The Future of Strategic Studies, Lawrence Freedman. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_019878273X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 019878273X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11019878273X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 019878273X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW4.0932547
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