Table of contents

  1. David Pion-Berlin, Danijela Dudley
    Open Access
  2. Patricia M. Shields
    Open Access
  3. Yagil Levy
    Open Access
  4. Sofia K. Ledberg, Chiara Ruffa
    Open Access
  5. Rasmus Dahlberg, Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen
    Open Access

About this book


This open access handbook is a major reference work in the field of Military Sciences. Its main purpose is to inform and enlighten those dealing with the military on the role and contributions of science in describing, understanding and explaining military life, knowledge and doings. The handbook provides a comprehensive thematic introduction to various sub-fields of Military Sciences.

The handbook serves a broad audience in various capacities; academics studying the military and the broader defense and security sector, students at military and civilian schools preparing for service in the military, the government or other occupations with linkage to the military, professionals in the armed forces, decision makers in government, contractors who work alongside the military, NGOs whose work is influenced by military operations, journalists who write on matters concerning the sphere of the military or others with a particular interest towards the military as a phenomenon, organization or system of various kinds. 


Military Behavioral Sciences and Leadership International Security Defense policy Military education Defense and Security Politics Military Strategy Military Operations Armed Forces Military Life War Studies National and International Politics Knowledge in the Military Military Technology Military Profession

Editors and affiliations

  • Anders Sookermany
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian Defence university CollegeNorwegian Institute for Defence StudiesOsloNorway

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-02866-4