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Strategy in Contemporary World - 4th edition

Strategy in Contemporary World (ISBN10: 0199694788; ISBN13: 9780199694785)
ISBN13: 978-0199694785
ISBN10: 0199694788

Summary: Bringing together contributions from top international experts,Strategy in the Contemporary World,Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive and insightful introduction that assesses the role of military power in the contemporary world and the future of strategy in light of fast-paced technological change.

Taking a functional approach and looking at issues from both times of war and of peace, editors John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, and Colin S. Gray analyze the conflicts them
selves and the ongoing debates about what can be learned from them. The text incorporates excellent learning features throughout, including readers' guides, key points, questions, text boxes, and suggestions for further reading.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

* A new chapter on cyberpower as a strategic instrument and the future of warfare in light of the phenomenal pace of technological innovation

* Increased coverage of the changing world order, the transition from war to peace, and arms control and deterrence (including an examination of the escalating tension between Iran and the West over Iran's nuclear weapons program)

* A rewritten introduction and substantial updates throughout

Strategy in the Contemporary World,Fourth Edition, is accompanied by a Companion Website that provides additional case studies and web links for students and PowerPoint-based lecture slides for instructors.
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Summary: Bringing together contributions from top international experts,Strategy in the Contemporary World,Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive and insightful introduction that assesses the role of military power in the contemporary world and the future of strategy in light of fast-paced technological change.

Taking a functional approach and looking at issues from both times of war and of peace, editors John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, and Colin S. Gray analyze the conflicts themselves and the ongoing debates about what can be learned from them. The text incorporates excellent learning features throughout, including readers' guides, key points, questions, text boxes, and suggestions for further reading.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

* A new chapter on cyberpower as a strategic instrument and the future of warfare in light of the phenomenal pace of technological innovation

* Increased coverage of the changing world order, the transition from war to peace, and arms control and deterrence (including an examination of the escalating tension between Iran and the West over Iran's nuclear weapons program)

* A rewritten introduction and substantial updates throughout

Strategy in the Contemporary World,Fourth Edition, is accompanied by a Companion Website that provides additional case studies and web links for students and PowerPoint-based lecture slides for instructors. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 13
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2013
International: No



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