With our most recent twitter hour focusing on memory and memorialisation, we have created a dedicated resources page highlighting key articles, books and websites that focus on memory and memorialisation in defence and security studies.
Morten Bøås & Francesco Strazzari. 2020). Governance, Fragility and Insurgency in the Sahel: A Hybrid Political Order in the Making, The International Spectator, 55:4, 1-17, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2020.1835324
Basham, Victoria 2016. Gender, race, militarism and remembrance: the everyday geopolitics of the poppy. Gender, Place & Culture 23 (6) , pp. 883-896. 10.1080/0966369X.2015.1090406
Ferguson, K., & Turnbull, P. 1999. Oh, Say, Can You See: The Semiotics of the Military in Hawai’i. University of Minnesota Press.
Freedman, L. 2017. The Future of War: A History. Public AffairsHines, L. A.,
Gribble, R., Wessely, S., Dandeker, C., & Fear, N. T. 2015. Are the Armed Forces Understood and Supported by the Public? A View from the United Kingdom. Armed Forces & Society, 41(4), 688–713. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095327X14559975
Strachan, H., Harris, R. 2020. The Utility of Military Force and Public Understanding in Today's Britain, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, RR-A213-1. As of January 24, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA213-1.html
Cynthia Enloe, Khaoula Taleb Ibrahimi, Nadine Siegert & Natalya Vince .2018. Our Fighting Sisters: nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954–2012, Women's History Review, 27:1, 120-129, DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2017.1384129
The utility of military force and public understanding in today's BritainTo generate a mature attitude to the use of armed force and, if necessary, to the utility of war itself, Britain will require a mature debate about defence—one that trusts and engages the public and allows the armed forces to participate in the discussion, and in which the government enables and enhances the structures to permit those conversations.