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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Gewaltspiralenby Gertrud Brücher

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    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

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

  • Die Wurzeln von Krieg und Herrschaftby Mathias Bröckers; Angela Wirtz; Ralph Metzner

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2011; US$ 8.49

    "Ich habe den Wunsch und die Hoffnung, dass diese Untersuchungen des hartnäckigsten aller menschlichen Probleme andere zu weiteren Entdeckungen und möglichen Lösungen führen." Ralph Metzner in seinem Vorwort more...

  • Handbuch Militärische Berufsethikby Thomas Bohrmann; Karl-Heinz Lather; Friedrich Lohmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.95

    In einer sich rasch wandelnden Welt steht auch der Soldatenberuf vor neuen und wachsenden Herausforderungen. Dieses Handbuch bietet Grundlagen für eine umfassende und wissenschaftlich fundierte, dennoch praxisorientierte Reflexion des soldatischen Handelns und des militärischen Auftrags. more...

  • What Causes War?by Greg Cashman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    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$ 59.95

    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... more...

  • The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?by

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 69.99

    The present anthology stems from the perception of a widespread and manifest uneasiness concerning the business of military intervention in our times. Indeed, the West is for quite some time engaged in a deep introspection about his military intervention policies in the years to come and reflects about this. What will Western military intervention... 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...

  • Can War be Eliminatedby Christopher Coker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95

    Throughout history, war seems to have had an iron grip on humanity. In this short book, internationally renowned philosopher of war, Christopher Coker, challenges the view that war is an idea that we can cash in for an even better one - peace. War, he argues, is central to the human condition; it is part of the evolutionary inheritance which has allowed... more...