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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Handbook of the Sociology of the Militaryby Giuseppe Caforio

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    Examines the sociological approach to the study of the military. This book covers civic-military relations, including issues surrounding democratic control of the armed forces; military culture; professional training; conditions and problems of minorities in the armed forces; and an examination of structural change within the military. more...

  • A Family's Guide to the Military For Dummiesby Sheryl Garrett; Sue Hoppin

    Wiley 2009; US$ 15.99

    Expert advice on all aspects of military life A Family's Guide to the Military For Dummies is for themillions of military dependents, family members, and friends whoare looking for straightforward guidance to take advantage of thebenefits and overcome the challenges unique to life in themilitary. This comprehensive guide covers such key topics... more...

  • Virtuous Warby James Der Derian

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95

    Virtuous War is the first book to map the emergence and judge the consequences of a new military-industrial-media-entertainment network. James Der Derian takes the reader from a family history of war and genocide to new virtual battlespaces in the Mojave Desert, Silicon Valley, Hollywood and American universities. He tracks the convergence of cyborg... more...

  • The Legitimate Use of Military Forceby Professor Howard M Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. This volume brings together an internationally recognized team of scholars to explore the philosophical and societal foundations of just war tradition. more...

  • Ethics Education in the Militaryby Nigel de Lee; Mr Don Carrick; Professor Paul Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    With formal ethics education programmes being a rarity in most countries' armed forces, there is a growing importance for servicemen to undergo additional military ethics training. This book advances knowledge and understanding of the issues associated with this subject by bringing together experts from around the world to analyze the content,... more...

  • Why Men Fightby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    Also published under the title of Principals of Social Reconstruction , and written in response to the devastation of World War I, Why Men Fight lays out Bertrand Russell's ideas on war, pacifism, reason, impulse, and personal liberty. He argues that the individualistic approach of traditional liberalism has reached its limits and that when individuals... more...

  • How Do I Save My Honor?by William F. Felice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    How Do I Save My Honor? is a powerful exploration of individual moral responsibility in a time of war. When individuals conclude that their leaders have violated fundamental ethical principles, what are they to do? Through the compelling personal stories of those in the U.S. and British government and military who struggled with these thorny issues... more...

  • Partly Cloudyby David L. Perry

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.99

    Partly Cloudy: Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Actions, and Interrogation explores a number of wrenching ethical issues and challenges faced by our military and intelligence personnel. David L. Perry provides a robust and practical approach to analyzing ethical issues in war and intelligence operations and applies careful reasoning to issues of vital... more...

  • Military Ethicsby Th.A van Baarda; D.E.M. Verweij

    BRILL 2006; US$ 158.00

    Focuses on teaching military ethics. This book includes the Socratic dialogue, decision-making skills, and a chapter containing fictitious moral dilemmas that can be used as exercises. It is aimed at those responsible for training at military training centres as well as at cadets, midshipmen and young officers. more...

  • Advances in Military Sociologyby Giuseppe Caforio

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 154.95

    A selection of the papers presented at RC01's international conference in Seoul (July 2008). It offers an overview of the panorama of social studies on armed forces and conflict resolution in a context of fast-moving change. It presents studies that move beyond the very concept of globalization. more...