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Book:Strategy in the contemporary world : an introduction to strategic studies / edited by John Baylis ... [et al.].:2007.:2nd ed. Book Strategy in the contemporary world : an introduction to strategic studies / edited by John Baylis ... [et al.].
Strategy in the contemporary world : an introduction to strategic studies / edited by John Baylis ... [et al.].
Associated Name: Baylis, John, 1946-
Publication year: 2007.
Language: English
Call Number U163 .S762 2007
Media class: Book
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: Oxford ;New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199289786 9780199289783
Notes:
"The Online Resource Centre that accompanies this book provides students and instructors with ready-to-use teaching and learning materials. These resources are free of charge and designed to maximise the learning experience" -- p. [xvi]. [Student resources are freely accessible. Lecturer resources require personal registration.]
Extent: xxiii, 392 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Description:
Introduction -- Pt. I. Enduring issues of strategy -- 1. The causes of war and the conditions of peace -- 2. The evolution of modern warfare -- 3. Strategic theory -- 4. Strategic culture -- 5. Law, politics, and the use of force -- 6. Geography and strategy -- 7. Technology and warfare -- Pt. II. Contemporary problems -- 8. Irregular warfare: terrorism and insurgency -- 9. Strategy for a new world: combating terrorism and transnational organized crime -- 10. The second nuclear age: nuclear weapons in the twenty-first century -- 11. The control of weapons of mass destruction -- 12. Conventional power and contemporary warfare -- 13. Iraq, Afghanistan, and American military transformation -- 14. Homeland security: a new strategic paradigm -- 15. Humanitarian intervention and peace operations -- Pt. III. The future of strategy -- 16. A new agenda for security and strategy? -- 17. The future of strategic studies.

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