Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC)

The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s leading centre for the study of strategic, defence and wider security issues. SDSC conducts research and teaching on the role of armed force in international affairs, especially as it affects Australia and its region. SDSC’s research and teaching priorities are the conceptual and historical foundations of strategy and policy, global and Asian regional developments that shape Australia’s strategic environment, and Australia’s defence policy, strategic posture, military capabilities and operations.

Crisis Policymaking »

Australia and the East Timor Crisis of 1999

Authored by: David Connery
ISBN (print): 9781921666568
ISBN (online): 9781921666575
Publication date: July 2010

Introducing China »

The World's Oldest Great Power Charts its Next Comeback

Authored by: Ron Huisken
ISBN (print): 9781921666186
ISBN (online): 9781921666193
Publication date: January 2010

Phoenix from the Ashes? »

Authored by: Cameron Scott Mitchell
ISBN (print): 9781921666100
ISBN (online): 9781921666117
Publication date: December 2009

Timing is Everything »

The Politics and Processes of New Zealand Defence Acquisition Decision Making

Authored by: Peter Greener
ISBN (print): 9781921536649
ISBN (online): 9781921536656
Publication date: October 2009

The Architecture of Security in the Asia-Pacific »

Edited by: Ron Huisken
ISBN (print): 9781921666025
ISBN (online): 9781921666032
Publication date: October 2009

Howard's Long March »

The Strategic Depiction of China in Howard Government Policy, 1996–2006

Authored by: Roy Campbell McDowall
ISBN (print): 9781921536441
ISBN (online): 9781921536458
Publication date: March 2009

Rising China »

Power and Reassurance

Edited by: Ron Huisken
ISBN (print): 9781921536588
ISBN (online): 9781921536595
Publication date: March 2009

Struggling for Self Reliance »

Four case studies of Australian Regional Force Projection in the late 1980s and the 1990s

Authored by: Bob Breen
ISBN (print): 9781921536083
ISBN (online): 9781921536090
Publication date: October 2008

Remembering Hedley »

Edited by: Coral Bell, Meredith Thatcher
ISBN (print): 9781921536069
ISBN (online): 9781921536076
Publication date: August 2008

Defence Policy-Making »

A Close-Up View, 1950-1980 - A Personal Memoir

Authored by: Sir Arthur Tange
Edited by: Peter Edwards
ISBN (print): 9781921313851
ISBN (online): 9781921313868
Publication date: July 2008

Australia and Cyber-warfare »

Authored by: Gary Waters, Desmond Ball, Ian Dudgeon
ISBN (print): 9781921313790
ISBN (online): 9781921313806
Publication date: July 2008

History as Policy »

Framing the debate on the future of Australia’s defence policy

Edited by: Ron Huisken, Meredith Thatcher
ISBN (print): 9781921313554
ISBN (online): 9781921313561
Publication date: December 2007