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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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

    Springer 2013; 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...

  • An Introduction to the Causes of Warby Greg Cashman; Leonard C. Robinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 38.99

    This pioneering book explains the causes of war through a sustained combination of theoretical insights and detailed case studies. Cashman and Robinson find that while all wars have multiple causes, these factors typically combine in identifiable "dangerous patterns." Through the examples of World War I, World War II in the Pacific, the Six-Day War,... more...

  • The Armed Forcesby Gerhard Kümmel; Bastian Giegerich

    Springer 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...

  • Social Fitness and Resilienceby Juliana McGene

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Examines social fitness, the combination of resources from social connections that influence how individuals respond to stressful circumstances, to identify methods of increasing social connectedness and support among U.S. Airmen and their families. more...

  • Endurance and Warby Jasen Castillo

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    Scholars and military practitioners alike have long sought to understand why some country's militaries fight hard when facing defeat while others collapse. In Endurance and War , Jasen Castillo presents a new unifying theory?cohesion theory?to explain why national militaries differ in their staying power. His argument builds on insights from the... more...

  • Khojaly Witness of a war crimeby Fiona Machlachlan; Ian Peart

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    It was one of the worst episodes of the Nagorno-Karabakh war. For months, the townspeople of Khojaly, Azerbaijan, had endured nightly shelling by invading Armenian forces, which gradually surrounded the town. By 25 February 1992 all escape routes had been cut off. Armenian tanks, artillery and troops moved in, and so began the calculated finale to... more...

  • What Causes War?by Greg Cashman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 57.99

    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...

  • The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theoryby John W. Lango

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    Just war theory exists to stop armies and countries from using armed force without good cause. But how can we judge whether a war is just? In this original book, John W. Lango takes some distinctive approaches to the ethics of armed conflict. DT A revisionist approach that involves generalising traditional just war principles, so that they are applicable... 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...

  • Framing Warby Francesco Olmastroni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens? opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The two-way flow of influence between public opinion and decision-makers... more...