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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • The Future of Warby Mark Mandeles

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    Many analysts have heralded the U.S. military?s Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), a qualitative improvement in operational concepts and weapons that transforms the nature and character of warfare. Focusing on military technology, most argue that the new sensor, surveillance, communications, and computational technologies will usher in a period... more...

  • A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performanceby Victoria Tepe

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95

    This timely, well-organized, and practical guide for the warfighter offers the collaborative contributions of dedicated military and civilian experts. Each chapter examines specific demands of military life and service, such as nutrition and its role in physical and cognitive performance, including details about military rations like Meals Ready to... more...

  • Rules of Disengagementby Marjorie Cohn; Kathleen Gilberd

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 12.71

    Rules of Disengagement  examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty... more...

  • Military Life: The Psychology of Serving in Peace and Combatby Thomas Britt; Carl Castro; Amy Adler

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 347.00

    "This four-volume series is a well-conceived, nicely executed, and at times moving examination of the psychological issues confronting military personnel and their families. The editors and chapter contributors have done an excellent job of providing a comprehensive evaluation of the factors that influence the performance, health, and morale of service... more...

  • Justice and the Genesis of Warby David A. Welch

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    A major new study of the causes of wars, argues that states are often motivated by justice, not merely by self-interest. more...

  • Ethics, Killing and Warby Richard Norman

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Richard Norman looks at issues concerning the justification for war and thereby examines the possibility and nature of rational moral argument. more...

  • Nurses in Warby OCNS RN PhD Elizabeth Scannell-Desch; CNM RN PhD Mary Ellen Doherty

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 44.99

    This unique volume presents the experience of 37 U.S. military nurses sent to the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of war to care for the injured and dying. The personal and professional challenges they faced, the difficulties they endured, the dangers they overcame, and the consequences they grappled with are vividly described from deployment to discharge.... more...

  • The Psychological Effects of War and Violence on Childrenby Lewis A. Leavitt; Nathan A. Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The outgrowth of a conference planned as a response to the need for researchers and clinicians to develop integrated plans for addressing the psychological trauma of children exposed to violence, this volume's goals are: * to summarize research on the subject with particular emphasis on the Gulf War; * to use this information to formulate an outline... more...

  • Unmaking War Remaking Menby Barry Kathleen

    Spinifex Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    Unmaking War, Remaking Men is a narrative non-fiction about masculinity and war that exposes the issue of 'expendability' in combat. It shows how the military turn men into remorseless killers but fast-forwards to a future few dare to dream ofÑa world without war. more...

  • Vietnam War Slangby Tom Dalzell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration?s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. ... more...