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Strategy in the Contemporary World, Paperback / softback Book


Bringing together international experts to provide a comprehensive introduction to strategic studies, this is the only overview to critically engage with both enduring and contemporary issues that dominate strategy. Throughout the chapters readers are encouraged to explore key debates and alternative perspectives.

A boxed debates feature considers key controversies and presents opposing arguments, helping students to build critical thinking skills and reflect upon awide range of perspectives.

The new edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest developments in the field of strategic studies.

A new chapter 18 on 'The West and the Rest' explores the limitations and problems strategic studies face when dealing with security challenges in the Global South, stressing the importance of diversity in the field and the important contributions the non-Western world has made to international relations theories and concepts. Chapter 14 on 'Geography and Strategy' considersimportant developments in air power, maritime strategy and the rapid expansion of space and cyber warfare.

This text is supported by fully updated online resources, to encourage deeper engagement with content. For students:Case studies help to contextualise and deepen understanding of key issuesWeb links and further reading provide students with opportunities to deepen their understanding of main topics and explore further areas of research interestFully updated lecturer resources help to engage students effectively with course material:Customisable PowerPoint slides to ensure clarity of explanation of key concepts and debatesTest Bank to reinforce key concepts and test students' understanding


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: International relations
  • ISBN: 9780198807100



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