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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • 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...

  • Performance Under Stressby Dr James L Szalma; Professor Peter A Hancock

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    What is the impact of stress on soldier performance on the modern, electronic battlefield? This book brings together leading researchers from diverse perspectives to shed light on this critical question. Using a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, the insights generated represent a benchmark in the present state of understanding and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    Introduction Chapter 1: The Moral Obligations of Civil Servants and Soldiers Chapter 2: Ethical Theory and War Chapter 3: Staying-In: Colin Powell and Wayne White Chapter 4: Getting-Out: Brady Kiesling, John Brown, and Ann Wright Chapter 5: The Ethical Soldier: Ehren Watada and Aidan Delgado Chapter 6: Britain: Resignations from the Blair Government... more...

  • Partly Cloudyby David L. Perry

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.99

    David L. Perry's 2009 book, Partly Cloudy: Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Action, and Interrogation , makes significant contributions to the ongoing discourse on some of the thorniest issues in military ethics. Perry has a solid background in theology and philosophy and taught ethics for several years to senior military officers and policy-makers... 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...

  • PREPAREDNESS NOW!by Aton Edwards

    Process 2006; US$ 15.95

    An essential emergency preparedness guide for savvy civilians. more...

  • Kantian Thinking about Military Ethicsby Professor J Carl Ficarrotta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Military ethics is not a field known to take inspiration from Kantian-inspired thinkers. Demonstrating how an ethicist who takes Kantian commitments seriously addresses controversial questions in the profession of arms, this volume examines some of the less frequently studied topics within military ethics such as women in combat, military careerism,... more...