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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Alliance Formation in Civil Warsby Fotini Christia

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book argues power balances, rather than shared identities, explain why warring Afghan groups aligned with and double-crossed each other. more...

  • Fighting Identityby Michael Vlahos

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    This work highlights a national ethos infused by a sacred narrative of divine mission. This deep association leads to a narrow approach to conflict relationships, built around an Us vs. Them distance from the enemy, in which their submission is achieved through kinetic effects and their subsequent redemption through our good works (reconstruction).... more...

  • Clausewitz trifft Luhmannby Rasmus Beckmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 37.75

    Seit fast 200 Jahren wird Clausewitz gelesen und interpretiert. Rasmus Beckmann erschließt seine Kriegstheorie den modernen Sozialwissenschaften. Dabei wird deutlich, dass sich Clausewitz keineswegs auf zwischenstaatliche Kriege beschränkt hat. Auch die asymmetrischen Kriege kann man durch seine Theorie besser analysieren und verstehen. Dies zeigt... more...

  • The Gun Digest Book of Tactical Gearby Dan Shideler; Derrek Sigler

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49

    The Gun Digest Book of Tactical Gear is the complete tactical gear reference, with complete listings of knives, flashlights, vests, tactical sights and optics and more, with select firearms and other weapons covered with the applicable gear. This everything guide includes:Articles from the top experts in the fieldA detailed where to find the gear guideCatalog... more...

  • Gewaltspiralenby Gertrud Brücher

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 42.47

    Die tödliche Eskalation von Konflikten ist als Grund für und gegen Interventionen ein Problem ersten Ranges. Aber worum handelt es sich hier eigentlich? Aktuelle Debatten suchen erfolglos nach einer Erklärung für Eigendynamiken, die weder Adressaten noch schuldige Akteure kennen. Die Hilflosigkeit wird überspielt, indem Schuldige ?konstruiert? werden.... more...

  • Peace and Warby Kalevi J. Holsti

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Professor Holsti examines the origins of war and the foundations of peace of the last 350 years. more...

  • What Causes War?by Greg Cashman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 67.99

    Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this classic text presents a comprehensive survey of the many alternative theories that attempt to explain the causes of interstate war. For each theory, Greg Cashman examines the arguments and counterarguments, considers the empirical evidence and counterevidence generated by social-science research,... more...

  • Proxy Warfareby Andrew Mumford

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    Proxy wars represent a perennial strand in the history of conflict. The appeal of ?warfare on the cheap? has proved an irresistible strategic allure for nations through the centuries. However, proxy wars remain a missing link in contemporary war and security studies. In this timely book Andrew Mumford sheds new light on the dynamics and lineage of... more...

  • The Military-State-Society Symbiosisby Peter Karsten

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...